Past Events in 2007

January 10-20
Kristina in NYC!

January 17-19
Kristina presenting at “Under the Radar Fest” as part of “Artist Speed Dating”
The Public Theater, New York City, NY!

January 20- March 10 2007, Saturdays 2-6pm
Kristina teaches BECAUSE, a 6-week Performance/Writing Workshop for Women of Color in Van Nuys, CA
(Program is 8 weeks, 7th week rehearsal, 8th week is public showing)
Part of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs “Artist-in-Residence” Grant

March 5, 7:30pm
Kristina presents 10 minutes of new work at Max 10
Electric Lodge, Venice

March 6, 5:30pm
“The Art of Kristina Wong: Subversive Art and Activism”
Guest Lecture and workshop at UCLA

March 10, 2pm
Final Showing of BECAUSE Workshop with reception
$5 suggested donation
Van Nuys, CA

March 11, 8:30
Kristina’s Stand-Up Debut! (only doing 5 minutes)
$8 with a 2 drink minimum
The Improv, 8162 Melrose Ave.

March 14
KGA Yellow Lounge (Kristina’s students performing) in Long Beach, CA

March 19-24
Kristina in Philadelphia, PA as part ot NPN residency

March 23-24, 8pm
“Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”– EAST COAST PREMIERE!
Painted Bride Art Center
230 Vine Street Philadelphia, PA
Tickets: $20 | Members: $10

March 28
Cornell University in Ithaca, NY
“Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”
Excerpt and talkback

March 31
Mt Holyoke College in South Hadley, MA
“Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”
Excerpt and talkback

April 1-6
Kristina is the guest in residence at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Unit One Allen Hall
Doing a week of workshops, talks, and performance excerpts for students

April 7, 8
Kristina attends writing and performance retreat for “Edge of the World” in Philadelphia, PA

April 9
Edge of the World Preview Performance
Asian Arts Initiative
Philadelphia, PA

April 11, 9:30-11pm
Excerpts of “Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” at DePaul University
Student Center, Room 220, Lincoln Park Campus
Chicago, IL

April 19
Guest Lecturer for UCLA Grad Student Seminar
Instructor: David Wong Louie

May 3
Kristina presents at Creative Capital Event in Los Angeles

May 7
Excerpts of Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Q&A
UC Santa Cruz

May 18-19, 8pm
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in Los Angeles!
2100 Square Feet Theater
5615 San Vicente Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019
Tickets: $20
Group Tickets (10 or more) $15
Reservations: 310-998-8765

June 15, 4pm
Kristina on panel discussion “Double Exposure: Connecting Arts Presenters with the Asian American Theater Community”
At the Asia Society
725 Park Avenue at 70th Street, NY, NY
Please join moderator Mark Russell, Producer, Under the Radar Festival, and panelists (in formation) including Bruce Allardice, Ping Chong & Company; June Wilson, Executive Director, National Performance Network; Kristina Wong, Artist; and San San Wong, San Francisco Arts Commission for a lively discussion designed to engage and connect arts presenters and Asian American artists.

June 16, 17, and 18
Kristina performs Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in full
at First National Asian American Theater Festival in New York City!
Kirk Theater on Theater Row in Manhattan, 410 W 42nd St.
Subway: A, C, E to 42nd St, walk west to theater!
Four shows only!! Free Yarn!
Saturday, June 16 at 8pm
Sunday, June 17 at 3pm and 7pm
Monday, June 18 at 7pm
Tickets are $20, Reservations: 212-352-3101
Click here for a flyer to send to your friends!
Show description here
Buy Tickets!

June 21, 23, 10pm
Kristina in “Edge of the World”
(My first ensemble show in years!)
La Mama Cabaret
74A East 4th St. NY, NY 10003
Tickets are $20
Show description here
Buy Tickets!

July 7, 1pm
Kristina reads a new piece: “The Years of Lying Dangerously”
Double bill with Guillermo Gomez-Pena!
We will also be doing a collaborative piece.
[Inside] the Ford, under the Ford Amphitheater
Tickets are $10
Ford Box Office: 323-461-3673
2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East
Hollywood, CA

July 28, 10-6pm
Kristina teaches performance/writing workshop
part of OUTFLOW
Santa Monica, CA

August 18, 6:00pm
Kristina performs “Checklist”– an excerpt from “Free?”
3rd Annual NewSpeak SLAM!
Nate Holden Performing Arts Center, 4718 W. Washington Blvd., Los Angeles
The Ultimate Asian American Spoken Word line-up!
Click here for flyer
Purchase tickets here
$20 presale/ $25 at the door

August 24, 8:30pm
Kristina performs in OUTFLOW
Artists examining themes of gentrification
Highways Performance Space
1651 18th St. in Santa Monica, $20/$15

August 25, 10pm
Kristina opens for Terrie Huberman’s Hypno-comedy show with a 5 minute stand-up set
Hollywood, CA
Details TBA

August 26, 3:00pm
Kristina performs in OUTFLOW
Artists examining themes of gentrification
Highways Performance Space
1651 18th St. in Santa Monica, $15/$10

September 9, 3:45pm
Kristina reads “The Years of Lying Dangerously”
Cornucopia Storytelling Series
4735 Lankershim Blvd
Actors Workout Studio in North Hollywood

September 15- November 3 (Saturday Afternoons)
Kristina leads “BECAUSE”– a weekly performance/writing workshop for women of color
Guest Artists include Velina Hasu-Houston, Alice Tuan, Grisha Coleman
Van Nuys, CA

September 19
Kristina does stand-up!
Westside Eclectic
Santa Monica, CA

October 4-6
“Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” returns to Berkeley! Encore run!
La Pena Cultural Center
3105 Shattuck Ave. in Berkeley
Tickets are $7-15 Thursday, $12 adv/15 door Friday/Saturday
More info/Advanced Tickets

October 16, 7pm
“Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” at Cal State LA
Music Hall, this event is Free

October 27, 8-9:30pm
Excerpt performance of “The Years of Lying Dangerously “
part of “Humor Us” show
Barnsdall Art Park
Los Angeles, CA
Ticket information

October 29, 4:30pm
Kristina does guest visit at “Asian American Pop Culture Class”
UC Irvine, Prof. Mimura

November 3, 2pm
BECAUSE Final Showing
6901 Lennox Ave (Mid Valley YMCA)
Van Nuys, CA

November 8, 5-7pm
Kristina on “Other Options” Career Panel at UCLA
sponsored by UCLA Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society
Los Angeles, CA

November 9, 8pm
Kristina performs as part of SFWAR (San Francisco Women Against Rape) Fundraiser
San Francisco, CA

November 12, 8pm
Kristina performs in Anatomy Riot
Theatre/Theater
5041 W. Pico Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA
$10 at the door, no reservations

November 15
Kristina on Grant Panel for San Francisco Arts Commission
San Francisco, CA

November 27
Kristina is guest presenter at Theater Class
Cal State San Marcos
Professor: Judy Bauerlein

December 1, 2-3:30pm
Kristina is guest of “The Importance of Telling Your Stories” Panel
Coordinated by the Media Image Coalition, Los Angeles County Commission on Human Relations
at Paramount Studios in conjunction with “Freedom Writers” Screening

December 4-10
Kristina at National Performance Network Annual Meeting
New Orleans, LA

December 9, 9:30am
Kristina performs short excerpt of “Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”
Part of “Artburst” at NPN Meeting
New Orleans, LA

December 19
Kristina in Playreading of “IXNAY”
a new play by Paul Kikuchi
David Henry Hwang Theater
120 Judge John Aiso St. in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles
Part of East West Players/ David Henry Hwang Writers Institute Readings
$5 Suggested donation

Past Events in 2006

January 2-10
Kristina writing and reading her novel in Plainfield, VT

January 11-16
Kristina in NYC!

January 19-22
Artists Exchange Retreat in Philadelphia, PA
Performance and Teach-in

February 7
Kristina presents a Lecture/Demo at UCI Pop Culture Class in Irvine, CA

March 3, 7-8pm
Kristina as “Fannie Wong, Former Miss Chinatown 2nd Runner Up” hosts an evening of performance
Part of the 4th Annual Crossing Borders Ethnic Studies Conference
at Mercado La Paloma, 3655 S. Grand Ave, Los Angeles

March 13, 11-2pm
Kristina on panel with other “Extremely Successful Alumni”(in Vic Marks’ words, not mine!) of WAC Department, UCLA
World Arts and Cultures Seminar Class at UCLA
Kaufman Hall, Room 208

March 17, 8pm
Showing of New Work on gentrification at Asian Arts Initiative in Philadelphia, PA
1315 Cherry St. in Philly

April 3, 7:30pm
Showing of New Work at Max 10 at the Electric Lodge in Venice, CA

April 25
Guest presentation at CSU Long Beach (Filmmaker Karen Lin is presenting too!)

May 11, noon
Kristina performs a preview of “Free?” at San Francisco State

May 11-17
Kristina in Bay Area for NPN residency to re-work “Free?”

May 18, 8pm
Kristina plays “Free?” (80% new!) at the Bay Area Hip Hop Theater Festival
La Pena Cultural Center in Berkeley
Details Here

June 4, 1pm
Kristina’s Birthday and Performance!
(I’m showing some new new new excerpts of “Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” with a handful of other artists showing new work.)
Angel’s Gate Cultural Center
3601 South Gaffey Street, San Pedro, California 90731
For more info, go to www.teada.org or contact TeAda Productions at 310-998-8765 or leilani@teada.org
Pay-what-you-can
Reception to follow!

June 21, 7:30pm
Kristina’s first ever performance in NYC!!!
Excerpts of “Free?” at the NYC Hip Hop Theater Festival
The Public Theater’s Anspacher Theater in Manhattan
Tickets: $25 regular, $10 students & seniors, group discounts available
Buy tickets and view line up here

July 1
Kristina does performance for opening of “Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China”
Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum
Information on exhibit is here.

July 2-8
Kristina at VONA Voices Writing Residency in San Francisco

July 9-13
Kristina will be in SF doing research for “Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”

July 13, 7-9 pm
Kristina is featured reader at Poetry Mission
Oops, Kristina had to cancel this event, but go anyway to watch other poets.

July 20-22, 8:30pm
Kristina does excerpts of “Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” at REDCAT’s NOW FESTIVAL
Downtown Los Angeles
Event and Ticket Information here

July 29, 1:00pm
Kristina does different excerpts than the week before of “Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” (more reading-esque)
at Ford Summer Playreading Series
(Also reading is Philip Kan Gotanda’s “White Manifesto”)
[Inside] the Ford Theatre of the John Anson Ford
2580 Cahuenga Blvd., East, Hollywood, CA 90068
Tickets are $5

August 1-6
Kristina at Creative Capital Artists Retreat in Upstate NY.

August 7-21
Kristina sublets a Manhattan apartment in NYC pretending like she’s bi-coastal and imagining that she’s on Sex in the City. (But hopefully inbetween she’ll be performing or something.. we’ll see. Hint hint… BOOK ME!)

September 21, 2006
Kristina performs at
APALC’s 7th Annual Joseph Ileto Commemorative Event
JAPANESE AMERICAN NATIONAL MUSEUM
369 East First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
at 5:30pm (during Welcome Reception)
FREE!

October 5
Guest Presenter at UCLA class (Instructor, Dan Froot)
“The Art of Rehearsing”
Department of World Arts and Cultures

October 14, 2:00-4:30p
Kristina shows excerpt of work at [Inside] the Ford Amphitheater
2580 Cahuenga Boulevard East
part of, WORD UP! event
$10, free parking on site
Tickets: www.fordamphitheatre.org or 323 GO 1-FORD (461-3673)

October 16-30
Kristina workshopping “Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s” Nest in Austin, TX

October 25
Kristina guest presents lecture demo of her work at UT Austin

October 29
Informal Reading of “Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” at the Off Center Theater in Austin, TX.

November 7-9
Kristina in Residence at University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Workshops and staged reading of “Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”

November 7- 1:00-2:30pm, Asian American Literature Class visit (Instructor, Sarita See)
November 8- 7pm, staged reading of “Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,” Rackham Amphitheater
November 9- 4:00-5:30pm, performance workshop

November 9-13
Kristina in attendance at National Performance Network Annual Meeting
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

November 21
Guest Presenter at Cal State LA
Gender and Race Course (Instructor, Reina Prado)

November 24&25
Kristina shows new work at POP TARTS
curated by Marcus Kuiland Nazario
Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, CA
Details TBA

November 29
Guest Presenter at UCLA class (Instructor, Dan Froot)
“Building Web Presence for Artists “
Department of World Arts and Cultures

December 9, 8pm— ONE NIGHT ONLY!
Premiere of “Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”
La Pena Cultural Center
3105 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, CA
$12, $10 students w/ID.
http://lapena.org/event/319
Buy tickets online! http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/9025

December 12, 7:30pm
Kristina performs as part of “Spoken City” an event curated by YOUTHSPEAKS
Cafe Royale, 800 Post St.
San Francisco, CA
$5 suggested donation

December 13
Kristina teaches performance workshop for San Jose Youth

December 15-16, 2006, 8pm
MACLA, Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana, Inc.
“Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”
510 South First Street, San Jose, CA
Tickets are $5-10
http://www.maclaarte.org

*Knitters and crafters (both cuckoo and not) are invited to bring their knitting to the theater and knit in the audience during the shows.

Past Events in 2004

FEBRUARY
Kristina performs “Free?” at the University of Virginia!

MARCH
Beat the Bus screens at the NAATA Film Fest in San Francisco!

Past Events in 2003

Kristina performs “Auction”
at 15 minutes of Fem IV
The Egyptian Arena Theater, Los Angeles
Saturday, January 18, 2003

I am not performing in this show, but two of my scenes are appearing in…
* OPM’s “LOVE GONE WONG”
1/30 ­ 2/1 Thursdays & Fridays @ 8 p.m.
2/6 ­ 2/8 Saturdays @ 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.
2/13 ­ 2/15 2/20 ­ 2/22
The Flight Theatre @ The Complex 6472 Santa Monica Blvd.
www.opmcomedy.com

Kristina leads Performance Art workshop at UC Irvine class
February 13, 2003 9AM-11:30AM

Kristina is “Fannie Wong, A Touch of Class”
Fundraiser for Toxic Shock Stage and local women’s shelter
The Culver Hotel, 9400 Culver Blvd in Downtown Culver City
March 1, 2003 8 to 11PM
Visit the TSS site for more info on tickets and participating artists!

Kristina speaks at UC Irvine for Korean American Women class
(though last time I checked, I wasn’t Korean!)
March 3, 2003 6PM-9PM

Kristina performs “Auction”
At “Trophy Wife and Other Houseguests”
At Fake Gallery, at 4319 Melrose Ave.

Kristina performs a new work!– “Free?”
At Fresh Tracks at the George Doizaki Gallery at the JACCC
244 South San Pedro St., LA
Thursday, March 20, 2003 8:30PM

Kristina is a panelist at a conference in at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
“Crossing Boundaries: Interethnic Coalition Building, Community Formation, and Activism”
Panel: ” Enacting Identity: Asian American and Pacific Islander Performance Artists and Activism”
March 21-23, 2003, Exact day, fellow panelists and time TBA

Kristina performs “Laundry and Language”
at the Los Angeles Women’s Theater Festival (10th Anniversary!)
Los Angeles Theater Center, 514 S. Spring St.
Sunday, March 30, 2003 7PM

Kristina lectures on “Suversive Art and Activism”
Campus-wide event at Cal Poly Pomona
April 7, 2003 4-6PM

Kristina performs “Auction” at the Claremont Colleges
April 19, 2003

Kristina speaks on panel “APA Internet Celebrities”
(No, I know what you are thinking. I didn’t name this panel ok?)
at UC Davis! Home of the cows!
April 21, 2003

Kristina’s Lecture/ Performance Demonstration at USC
With discussion moderated by Meiling Cheng [Associate Professor of Theatre, Gender Studies, American Studies and Ethnicity (Asian American Studies) Director of Theatre Studies Affiliate, Southern California Studies Center]
April 29, 2003 6:30PM-8:30PM

Lecture at UCLA Class
Korean American Experience Class (Because I’m so Korean!)
April 30, 2003 2-4PM

Kristina’s Documentary “Beat the Bus” (5 min. version)
screens at the VC filmfest!
David Henry Hwang Theater, 120 Judge John Aiso St., LA
May 6, 2003 7:30PM

“Fannie Wong, A Touch of Class” makes a celebrity guest appearance at
the Grand Opening of the New Chinatown Barber Shop Gallery
930 North Hill Street Los Angeles, CA 90012, p:323.810.8830
May 10, 6 to 9PM

BEAT THE BUS (Chicken-bone version) screens in SF!
Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center’s “Pelikula Oriental”
934 Brannan Street, San Francisco, California 94103
8PM on MAY 15 and 16

Kristina is one of the artists performing in “LAsians”: Solo performances about being in L.A.
produced by the Mark Taper’s Asian Theatre Workshop!
at the Ivy Substation 9070 Venice Blvd., Los Angeles
(Intersection of Venice and Culver boulevards)
Also performing that night: Jude Narita, Denise Uyehara, Dan Kwong and Alison De La Cruz
Friday May 16 & Saturday, May 17 8 PM

Kristina performs in Wet Daddy Literary festival in Altadena
(Still getting details for this event, write me for more info)

Grand Dystopia
June 13 &14, 2003 8:30PM
Highways Performance Space
Santa Monica 90405 Reservations
310.315.1459
Premiering my new solo show “FREE?”!!!!
“Free?” part- dream, part- nightmare performance-hybrid that takes on SARS, Los Angeles, and “freedom” with a theatrical punch!
in association with Toxic Shock Stage

“Memoirs of an Almost Geisha”, written & produced by Penney Wei and Justina Walford, is a series of comedic & dramatic monologues and one-acts exploring the trials, tauntings and titillations of the world of Asian American women, as they demystify stereotypes and empower themselves in the process.
(monthly series through end of the year)
PERFORMANCES:
DATE: Fri-Sun, July 11-13 TIME: 8PM, Sun matinee 3PM
PLACE: Split Id Theater at The Complex @ 6470 Santa Monica Blvd, Hollywood, CA
FOR INFO/PRESS, contact: Justina Walford 323.668.0071 www.splitid.com

Guest Lecture at UCLA
Monday, July 14, 2003

July 29th
Guest Lecture at Cal Poly Pomona

“Beat the Bus” Screening at Visual Communications!
Tuesday, August 5 , 8PM
Featured as part of the first ever outdoor screening at the Union Center for the Arts!
Part of Tuesday Nights at the Cafe.

“Looking for Yllogrl” fundraising reception!
Tuesday, August 26th at Cinespace, Hollywood
Emmy award nominated Director Daisy Lin Shapiro is doing a documentary on me and some other cool Asian women, check out this event!

Kristina performs “Auction” from her solo show “Free?” , part of “Memoirs of an Almost Geisha”
DATE: September 5-7, Friday- Sunday
TIME: 8PM, Sun 3pm & 8pm
PLACE: Split Id Theater at The Complex @ 6470 Santa Monica Blvd, Hollywood, CA (west of Cahuenga)
PRICE: $10 evening, $5 matinee

Kristina on KPFK radio reading her fiction!
Late Nite Friday/Early Morning Saturday–
September 6, between 1AM- 3AM, KPFK 90.7
Listen from anywhere in the world at www.kpfk.org

* I am not performing in this, but my sketch “Grandma Chung, Homeless Asian Woman” is appearing in…

“I Can’t Believe They’re Not Oriental!”
OPM’s show at the San Francisco Fringe Fest!
Tickets are $8. No advance reservations. Arriving 45 minutes ahead of time is recommended.
EXIT THEATRE at 156 Eddy Street, in San Francisco
Friday, Sept. 5 at 7:00 PM
Saturday, Sept. 6 at 11:30 PM
Sunday, Sept. 7 at 2:30 PM
Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 8:30 PM
Saturday, Sept. 13 at 10:00 PM
Sunday, Sept. 14 at 4:00 PM
more info at OPM’s site

September 27–all day
My new project with artist Gennifer Hirano is an Asian Sorority project!
Join the sisters of Kero Kero Kero Pi as we rush new pledges at…
APAture 2003 in San Francisco at SOMarts

* I am one of the 30 media artists doing a 30 second video for:
Past/Forward: A Visual Communications fundraiser
Saturday, October 25, 2003
Aratani/Japan American Theatre 6:00 PM
VIP Reception 7:30 PM
Screening 9:30 PM
Gala Celebration
VC Digital Slam 30 media artists have been invited to submit 30 second short videos for the first VC Digital Slam Tickets:$50 general seating $100 VIP tickets includes VIP reception RSVP: (213) 680-4462 x59

Guest Lecture at UCI, Prof. Glen Mimura’s Asian American Pop Culture Class
Wednesday, October 29 (e-mail me if you want to crash)

Encore screening of “YES” and all the other 30-second films from last month’s VC fundraiser!
Tuesday, November 11 8:00PM
Union Center for the Arts/David Henry Hwang Theatre
120 Judge John Aiso St Los Angeles, CA 90012

Excerpt of Free at Scripps College
November 19, 2003

Beat the Bus Screening at Pomona College
Thursday, December 11 at 7:00PM, the API Arts Initiative Committee of the Asian American Resource Center at Pomona College

Kristina performs “Calendar” at Phonetikka: The Power of One! A collection of monologues Wednesday the 17th
split.id theater 6470 santa monica blvd hollywood, CA 90038

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