Past Events in 2009

January 2009

January 19-25
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in Anchorage, Alaska!
National Performance Network Residency
Residency activities in local community, culminating in a final performance!
Out North in Anchorage, Alaska (www.outnorth.org)

January 26- February 1
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in Homer, Alaska!
Residency activities in local community, culminating in a final performance!

Anchorage Performances
OUT NORTH
3800 DeBarr Road
Anchorage, AK 99508-2011
7pm FRI Jan 23
7pm SAT Jan 24
4pm SUN Jan 25
$18.00 online; $20 at the door.
($1.25 per ticket online fee)

Homer Performances
Bunnell Street Gallery in Homer, Alaska (ie “A Drinking Town with a Fishing Problem”)
106 W Bunnell Ave
Homer, AK 99603
7pm THU Jan 29
7pm FRI Jan 30
7pm SAT Jan 31

February 2009
February 5
Kristina at Yale University
(followed by a quick run of something or other in NYC)

February 14, 7pm
Kristina does stand up– and it’s new and good!!!
Laugh Lounge
151 Essex St. Lower East Side, NYC
$12 cover/ $10 with adv reservations 2 drink minimum
Reservations:212-614-2500

February 15, 8-11pm
Kristina at the Bowery Poetry Club
308 Bowery New York, NY 10012
Part of the Sulu Series

February 20, 7:30-ish
Kristina does stand-up at Silverlake Lounge
Los Angeles, CA FREE

February 27, 8:30-ish
Kristina does stand-up at Silverlake Lounge
Los Angeles, CA FREE

March 2009
March 16, 9pm
Kristina does stand up at Bliss Cafe
Hollywood, CA

March 24
1pm: Guest lecture at Judy Bauerlein’s class, Cal State San Marcos
7pm: Excerpt of Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Cal State San Marcos

March 28, 10:30pm
Kristina does stand-up
Variety show at the Celebration Theater
“The Wham-Bamb Recession SLAM”
$10 donation, and $5 for all you can drink wine!
7051 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

March 29, 7pm
Kristina performs/ reads new piece (Thanksgiving Story) at Lesbo-A-Go-Go!
Celebration Theater
7051 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

April 2009
April 1
Kristina does guest lecture at UNLV
Las Vegas, NV

April 2
Kristina performs excerpt of Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Contemporary Arts Center
Part of the “Off the Strip” Festival
Las Vegas, NV

April 8, 7pm
Guest Speaker at Claremont Colleges
Professor: Ming Yuen S. Ma

April 13-17
Kristina is Artist-in-Residence (one week) at the University of Chicago
Center for the Study of Race Politics and Culture
Residency culminates in performance of Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.

April 14, 10:10-11:40am
Kristina gives lecture at DePaul University
2322 N. Kenmore, Classroom #507
Chicago, IL
Prof: Laura Kina

April 15, 12pm
Kristina gives lecture at Art Institute of Chicago
Prof: Roberto Sifuentes

April 16, 12-2pm
Kristina Gives talk as part of U. of Chicago’s
Conversation on Race and Ethnicity Lunch Series
5710 Woodlawn Ave., Chicago
FREE and lunch provided

April 17, 7pm
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Full Production)
Rockerfeller Chapel at U of Chicago.
5850 S. Woodlawn Ave., Chicago
FREE

April 18, 7pm
Kristina hosts and does performance at NYU Student Conference
(Open to all.)
New York, NY

April 20- May 6
Kristina is an artist-in-residence
Doing workshops, talks, lecture demonstrations all over
Minneapolis, MN

April 30
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in Minneapolis, MN
Residency activities in local community, culminating in a final performance!
Presented by Pangea World Theater at InterMediaArts in Minneapolis, MN
Ticket Info here

May 2009
May 1 & 2
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in Minneapolis, MN
Residency activities in local community, culminating in a final performance!
Presented by Pangea World Theater at InterMediaArts in Minneapolis, MN
Ticket Info here

May 6, 7:30pm
“Beat the Bus” screens as part of “AWC REWIND”
Program 51 at the 2009 Visual Communications Film Festival
National Center for the Preservation of Democracy, Downtown Los Angeles
(Kristina will not be in attendance, hold your breath!)
May 20, 2-4p
Kristina guest speaker at UCLA class
Department of World Arts and Cultures

May 23-25
Kristina at Creative Retreat for “Edge of the World”
Philadelphia, PA

May 26, 8pm
Kristina performs “Thanksgiving Story”Louder than Words Storytelling Series
1039 Washington Street, Hoboken, NJ (201)653-1703 $7

May 29& 30, 7:30p
Performances of “Edge of the World”
(A new ensemble show!)
1219 Vine St. @Asian Arts Initiative Philadelphia, PA

June 2009
June 2, 6-8pm
Kristina performs excerpts of Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
UCLA’s Grand Horizons Ballroom in Bradley Hall
Followed by post show discussion

June 4
Kristina’s Birthday

June 10, 8pm
Kristina reads from her teenage journals!
MORTIFIED LA
VENUE: King King, 6555 Hollywood Blvd., 90028
Ticket info here

June 13th, 7am-5pm
Kristina sells all her memories for dirt cheap at
The Longest Wongest Yard Sale in the World!
(With special guest crap from her friend Marlene)
1620 Brockton Ave, West Los Angeles

June 14th, 2009, 6:15pm
Kristina is a guest at Telethon #1: a quick and painless romp behind the scenes of a telethon raising money to combat global warming. Burlesque by Panty Parade, special guests Kristina Wong, Anna Homler, and Dick & Jane.
Written and Produced by Howard Seth Cohen. Directed by Lauren Oppelt.
Location: Best Fish Taco in Ensenada, 1650 N Hillhurst Ave LA CA 9002

June 16, 7:15p
Kristina performs at Tuesday Nights at the Cafe, Aratani Courtyard, Union Center for the Arts

June 18, 7-9p
Playtime with Kristina Wong!
(A performance and writing workout for artists interested in creating original performance work.)
This workshop is ideal for artists in all disciplines who find the writing for performance process to be confining. Playtime is a quick, more active way to generate dozens of ideas, images, humor, performance phrases and personas to use in your creative process. Workshops start with basic theater warm-ups. We’ll do exercises that explore improvisation, puppetry, collaborative work, and dramaturgy. Artists of all experience levels can thrive in this workshop.
Where: Comey Complex, 6071 Comey Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90034
Call 310-998-8765 for more info.

June 25, 7-9p
Playtime with Kristina Wong!
(A performance and writing workout for artists interested in creating original performance work.)
This workshop is ideal for artists in all disciplines who find the writing for performance process to be confining. Playtime is a quick, more active way to generate dozens of ideas, images, humor, performance phrases and personas to use in your creative process. Workshops start with basic theater warm-ups. We’ll do exercises that explore improvisation, puppetry, collaborative work, and dramaturgy. Artists of all experience levels can thrive in this workshop.
Where: Comey Complex, 6071 Comey Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90034
Call 310-998-8765 for more info.

July 2009
June 29- July 19
Kristina is an Associate Artist-in-Residence
at Atlantic Center for the Arts
New Smyrna Beach, FL

July 23, 7:30-9:30p
Playtime with Kristina Wong!
(A drop-in performance and writing workout for artists interested in creating original performance work.)
Where: Comey Complex, 6071 Comey Ave (REAR STUDIO), Los Angeles, CA 90034
Call 310-998-8765 for more info on class fee, what to bring, etc.

July 30, 7:30-9:30p
Playtime with Kristina Wong!
(A drop-in performance and writing workout for artists interested in creating original performance work.)
Where: Comey Complex, 6071 Comey Ave (REAR STUDIO), Los Angeles, CA 90034
Call 310-998-8765 for more info on class fee, what to bring, etc.

July 31, 9pm
Kristina hosts Long Nguyen’s CD release party
El Cid in Silverlake, CA
Free!

August 2009
August 6, 7:30-9:30p
Playtime with Kristina Wong!
(A drop-in performance and writing workout for artists interested in creating original performance work.)
Where: Comey Complex, 6071 Comey Ave (REAR STUDIO), Los Angeles, CA 90034
Call 310-998-8765 for more info on class fee, what to bring, etc.

August 13, 7:30-9:30p
Playtime with Kristina Wong!
(A drop-in performance and writing workout for artists interested in creating original performance work.)
Where: Comey Complex, 6071 Comey Ave (REAR STUDIO), Los Angeles, CA 90034
Call 310-998-8765 for more info on class fee, what to bring, etc.

August 14, 10pm
Kristina performs at Cabaret Show
Bang Comedy Theater
Los Angeles, CA

August 20, 7:30-9:30p
Playtime with Kristina Wong!
(A drop-in performance and writing workout for artists interested in creating original performance work.)
Where: Comey Complex, 6071 Comey Ave (REAR STUDIO), Los Angeles, CA 90034
Call 310-998-8765 for more info on class fee, what to bring, etc.

August 21, 8:30p
“IT’S A HOT & SWEATY SLIDESHOW”
Kristina presents a Slideshow about being Carless in Los Angeles!
Lots of other funny slide show presenters! (all presented on an old school Kodak Carousel)
The Fake Gallery, 4319 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029
$10

August, 27, 7:30-9:30p
Playtime with Kristina Wong!
(A drop-in performance and writing workout for artists interested in creating original performance work.)
Where: Comey Complex, 6071 Comey Ave (REAR STUDIO), Los Angeles, CA 90034
Call 310-998-8765 for more info on class fee, what to bring, etc.

September 2009
August 31- September 18
Kristina is artist-in-residence at HOTHOUSE
(using studio space and developing new performance work)
UCLA Department of World Arts In Culture

September 10
Kristina performs at Hothouse Comedy Show
Downtown Los Angeles

September 18, 12:15- 12:45
Preview of “CAT LADY”
An informal showing of my new show in progress
Part of HotHouse, residency for artists
at UCLA, Kaufman Hall Room 240 (park in Lot 4)
FREE (and free lunch after!)

September 18, 8:30 pm
“SLIDESHOW!”
Kristina presents an encore of her slideshow about being Carless in Los Angeles!
Lots of other funny slide show presenters! (all presented on an old school Kodak Carousel)
The Fake Gallery, 4319 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90029
$10 Reservations recommended as this show always sells out! (323) 692-3086

September 26, 10am
Kristina teaches a FREE Workshop as part of TeAda’s Open House
Playtime with Kristina Wong
A writing and performance workout
Los Angeles, CA
(free classes all day until 6pm! Drop in for any of them! Full information on the event here.)

September 27, 7pm
Kristina performs something new at Lesbo-a-go-go
(New and awesome stuff)
Celebration Theater
7051 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles
Pay-what-you-can!

October 2009
October 1, 12-1pm
Kristina presents excerpt of “CAT LADY”
Part of UCLA Department of World Arts and Cultures
“In the Garden” Show
In the outdoor Garden Theater, Kaufman Hall UCLA
Los Angeles, CA

October 1, 7:30pm
Playtime with Kristina Wong! (and friends)
(A drop-in performance and writing workout for artists interested in creating original performance work.)
Where: Comey Complex, 6071 Comey Ave (REAR STUDIO), Los Angeles, CA 90034
Call 310-998-8765 for more info on class fee, what to bring, etc.

October 2, 12- 1:30pm
Kristina speaks to Sophomore class
World Arts and Cultures, UCLA
Instructor: Angelia Leung

October 5, 7.30pm
Kristina shows new work-in-progress
MAX 10
electric lodge
1416 electric avenue, venice ca 90291
$10, no reservations

October 8, 7:30pm
Playtime with Kristina Wong! (GUEST TEACHER THIS DAY, Kristina in NYC)
(A drop-in performance and writing workout for artists interested in creating original performance work.)
Where: Comey Complex, 6071 Comey Ave (REAR STUDIO), Los Angeles, CA 90034
Call 310-998-8765 for more info on class fee, what to bring, etc.

October 15, 7:30pm
Playtime with Kristina Wong! (GUEST TEACHER THIS DAY, Kristina in NYC)
(A drop-in performance and writing workout for artists interested in creating original performance work.)
Where: Comey Complex, 6071 Comey Ave (REAR STUDIO), Los Angeles, CA 90034
Call 310-998-8765 for more info on class fee, what to bring, etc.

October 14, 7pm
APACUNT: Asian Pacific Americans Cunterporary Unilateral Neo Theater:
20th Century Performance in the 21st Century
Panel PART 1: THE PAST: Isn’t it Semantic?
The Unprofitability of “Asian American”
Part of APACUNT–a Series of Critically Critical Citywide Dialogues
Theater for the New City
155 First Ave at 10th St. New York City, NY
(presented as part of the National Asian American Theater Festival)

October 15, 9pm
APACUNT: Asian Pacific Americans Cunterporary Unilateral Neo Theater:
20th Century Performance in the 21st Century
Panel PART 2: THE PRESENT: Good-bye Racism! Hello Solipsism!
An APACUNT Salute to Bigotry (and it’s foxy progeny)
A Series of Critically Critical Citywide Dialogues
Theater for the New City
155 First Ave at 10th St. New York City, NY
(presented as part of the National Asian American Theater Festival)

October 16, 10:30 pm
“APACUNT: Asian Pacific Americans Cunterporary Unilateral Neo Theater:
20th Century Performance in the 21st Century
Panel PART 3: THE FUTILE: Creating a National Asian American Network
Join the Rapture now or be left behind to die.
Part of APACUNT– A Series of Critically Critical Citywide Dialogues
Theater for the New City
155 First Ave at 10th St. New York City, NY
(presented as part of the National Asian American Theater Festival)

October 17, 10:30pm
“APACUNT: Asian Pacific Americans Cunterporary Unilateral Neo Theater:
20th Century Performance in the 21st Century
Panel PART 4: SPECIAL TOPICS: Writing in the Margins
I once stuck my dick in Judd Apatow’s mouth
Part of APACUNT– A Series of Critically Critical Citywide Dialogues
Theater for the New City
155 First Ave at 10th St. New York City, NY
(presented as part of the National Asian American Theater Festival)

October 18, 6pm
“APACUNT: Asian Pacific Americans Cunterporary Unilateral Neo Theater:
20th Century Performance in the 21st Century
Panel PART 5: CLOSING PLENARY:
REINVENTING THE WHEEL
: What spoke?
Part of APACUNT– A Series of Critically Critical Citywide Dialogues
Theater for the New City
155 First Ave at 10th St. New York City, NY
(presented as part of the National Asian American Theater Festival)

October 20, 7pm
Kristina hosts KONG MAGAZINE’s
“The Kong Show… a porn comedy revue”
Featuring some of NYC’s funniest comedians!
Matchless Bar
557 Manhattan Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11222-3919
FREE and FUN

October 22, 8pm
Special performance at….
BREAKING THE BOW: The 1st Annual Independent Asian Pacific Islander Performing Artists and Writers Festival
Battle of the Pitches/Ten Minute Asian Pacific Islander play contest performance
$10 admission with $5 additional entrance fee for Battle of the Pitches screenwriter participants. Cash prizes for best screenplay pitch. Celebrity judges.
($10 pre-performance VIP reception at 6:30 PM.)
Miles Memorial Playhouse 1130 Lincoln Blvd; Santa Monica, CA 90403
FREE PARKING at 808 Wilshire, ½ block South of the Miles, entrance on Lincoln.
For more information and reservations, please contact Ken Choy at ken@mapid.us

October 22, 7:30pm
Playtime with Kristina Wong! (GUEST TEACHER THIS DAY, Kristina across town)
(A drop-in performance and writing workout for artists interested in creating original performance work.)
Where: Comey Complex, 6071 Comey Ave (REAR STUDIO), Los Angeles, CA 90034
Call 310-998-8765 for more info on class fee, what to bring, etc.

October 27, 12-3pm
Kristina is guest speaker at Aimee Phan’s Creative Writing Class
California College of Arts
Oakland, CA

October 29, 7:30pm
Playtime with Kristina Wong!
(A drop-in performance and writing workout for artists interested in creating original performance work.)
Where: Comey Complex, 6071 Comey Ave (REAR STUDIO), Los Angeles, CA 90034
Call 310-998-8765 for more info on class fee, what to bring, etc.

November 2009
November 5, 7:30pm
Playtime with Kristina Wong!
(A drop-in performance and writing workout for artists interested in creating original performance work.)
Where: Comey Complex, 6071 Comey Ave (REAR STUDIO), Los Angeles, CA 90034
Call 310-998-8765 for more info on class fee, what to bring, etc.

November 10, 9:30pm
Hooray!!! Whoring for Hollywood!
Kristina Wong and D’Lo’s Big Industry Showcase!
Acme Theater in Hollywood
Part of Los Angeles Comedy Festival

November 12, 7:30pm
Playtime with Kristina Wong!
(A drop-in performance and writing workout for artists interested in creating original performance work.)
Where: Comey Complex, 6071 Comey Ave (REAR STUDIO), Los Angeles, CA 90034
Call 310-998-8765 for more info on class fee, what to bring, etc.

November 13, 8pm
Hooray!!! Whoring for Hollywood!
Kristina Wong and D’Lo’s Big Industry Showcase!
Acme Theater in Hollywood
Part of Los Angeles Comedy Festival

November 14, 1:30-2:45p (the Quest) & 5-6:30pm (the Journey)
Kristina performs at
(something totally different about being carless in LA)
Los Angeles Storytelling Festival
Culver-Palms UMC Complex, 4464 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230

November 15, 6:30- 8:30pm
Kristina does comedy for “She Who Laughs Last”
Fundraiser for SF WAR (San Francisco Women Against Rape)
Victoria Theater in Mission District
San Francisco, CA

November 19, 7:30pm
Playtime with Kristina Wong!
(A drop-in performance and writing workout for artists interested in creating original performance work.)
Where: Comey Complex, 6071 Comey Ave (REAR STUDIO), Los Angeles, CA 90034
Call 310-998-8765 for more info on class fee, what to bring, etc.

November 29, 7-9pm
Kristina tells a saucy story on the air at
KXLU, 88.9
“The Mystic Pete Chronicles – Tales of Love and Madness.”


November 30, 11pm-12am
Kristina and Diane Meyer talk about the “Without a Car in the World” Exhibit of 100 Angelinos without cars with Riku Matsuda
Streaming online at Kpfk.org or 98.7 FM

December 2009
December 2, 7pm
Kristina performs show on carlessness
Part of Diane Meyer’s big exhibition on carless living in Los Angeles!
18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica
(Kristina is featured in the exhibit open until December 11)

December 10-14
Kristina at attendance at National Performance Network Annual Meeting
Knoxville, TN

December 17
Kristina reads from 11-year-old diaries at Mortified
New York City, NYC
92Y Tribeca Comedy Show info & Tix here

Past Events in 2008

January 3-16
Kristina is in residence in Miami, FL
Doing workshops, talks, performances at Youth Expressions, New World School of the Arts, South Beach Women’s Chamber of Commerce, and Miami Dade Community College.

January 16
“Free?” at Colony Theater in Miami, FL
Weeklong performance residency
Presented by the Miami Light Project and South Beach Comedy Festival

January 22, afternoon and 8pm show
CBS Sketch Comedy Showcase
Coronet Theater
Hollywood, CA

February 7
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest at UC Santa Barbara

February 12, 6:30-8pm
Kristina does excerpt performance and panel discussion at UT Austin
Sponsored by UT Austin’s Center for Asian American Studies

Februray 14-16
“Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” in Austin, TX
at the Off-Center Theater
Part of the “Throws like a Girl Festival”

February 15
Q&A in Jill Dolan’s class at UT Austin, with playwright Alice Tuan

February 16, 1-4pm
Workshop at the Off Center
Austin, TX

February 28
“Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” at CSU Long Beach
Excerpt Performance and Discussion

March 8
Kristina previews very short section of “CAT LADY” (work-in-progress)
Venice Public Library
Venice, CA

(Then… later that Evening)
Kristina does some standup at “Magic Garage 3″
Eagle Rock, CA

March 18, 7:15pm
Kristina does 12 minutes of Stand-up! (No props!)
Lost Souls Cafe
124 W. 4th St. (Harlem Place Alley), Los Angeles, California 90012
Part of Tuesday Nights at the Cafe
FREE!

March 23-30
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in San Antonio, TX
Workshops and Performances
Part of week long residency at Jump Start Performance Company

March 25, 2pm
Performance Excerpt and Talk at UT San Antonio
UTSA 1604

March 28, 8pm
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in San Antonio TX
Jumpstart Performance Space
108 Blue Star, San Antonio, TX
$12 General, $9 Discount
Event information here

March 29, 8pm
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in San Antonio TX
Jumpstart Performance Space
108 Blue Star, San Antonio, TX
$12 General, $9 Discount
Event information here

April 4-6
Kristina in attendance at Intersections Conference
New World Theater, Amherst, MA

April 5
Kristina hosts solo performances at Intersections Conference
New World Theater, Amherst, MA

April 7
(Day)
Class Visit at Amherst College
Professor Karen Cardozo’s class
(Evening)
Performance Excerpt and Talk at Amherst College

April 8
Performance Excerpt and Talk at Smith College

April 10
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Performance and Discussion
Stony Brook University, New York

April 20, 10pm(-ish)
Kristina does stand-up
Bowery Poetry Club (part of the Sulu Series)
$8 general, $5 for students
308 Bowery (Between Houston and Bleecker St.)
New York, NY

April 23, 2:30pm
Workshop at LaGuardia Community College
New York City

April 24, 8pm
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Full Performance
Part of the Asian Theater Festival
All tickets are $10, more info here
Queens Theater, New York City

April 27, 3pm
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Full performance
Part of the Asian Theater Festival
All tickets are $10, more info here
Queens Theater, New York City

May 3 and 4
Kristina doing guerilla performances as part of…
Ming-Yuen S. Ma and Visual Communications Presents
“Xin Lu Video Bus Tours, Los Angeles”
Part of 24th annual Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival
See here for more info.

May 3, 4pm
“Yours Truly, Miss Chinatown” Screening
Documentary by Daisy Lin Shapiro that Kristina is featured in
(Kristina should be present during Q&A, depending one when above bus tour ends)
Directors Guild of America, Theater 1
Los Angeles, CA
Ticket info here
Documentary info here

May 27, 7pm
Kristina does Stand-up
Downbeat 720 Series
Miles Playhouse, 1130 Lincoln Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA
This event was cancelled.

June 2, 8pm
Hooray WHORING for Hollywood!
Kristina Wong’s Big Industry Showcase
Comedy Central Workspace in Los Angeles, CA
6539 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood
RSVP: 323-960-5519
FREE!

June 4
Kristina’s birthday!

June 5- 8
2nd Annual Asian American Theater Conference
Minneapolis, MN
(Kristina on “APA CUNT” Panel for this Conference.)

June 15
Kristina delivers commencement speech
UCLA Department of English Graduation
Pauley Pavillion
Los Angeles, CA

June 9- July 23
Kristina gets R&R by the beach at schmancy artist’s retreat!
Writing and Relaxing (Relaxing? WTF is that?!)
Hermitage Retreat for Artists
Englewood, FL

July 1-23
Kristina still at Heritage retreat
Englewood, FL

July 24-27
Kristina at Creative Capital Retreat in Williamstown, MA

July 31- August 2
Kristina premieres NEW WORK!
“The Cat Lady”
Part of the NOW Festival
REDCAT Theater
Los Angeles, CA

Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in Santa Monica! (Nine Shows!)
September 19- October 5 (Fridays- Sunday!)
Fridays and Saturdays at 8:30pm
Sundays at 3:00pm (please note time change)

Miles Memorial Playhouse
1130 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90403

September 23, 7:20pm
Kristina featured at Downbeat 720, Open Mic for Youth
Miles Playhouse, Santa Monica

October 2
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Special Film Shoot (thanks to support from the Center for Cultural Innovation)
Miles Playhouse in Santa Monica
Pleae email me to part of our audience!

October 10
Kristina speaks to WAC 85 Class
UCLA, Department of World Arts and Cultures
Professor Angelia Leung

October 11- December 6 (Eight Saturdays, 2-6pm)
Kristina facilitates BECAUSE: a performance and writing workshop for women of color)
Mid Valley YMCA in Van Nuys, CA.
Part of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs Artist-in-Residence Award
Please email for registration information.

BECAUSE workshops continue on Saturdays 2-6pm

November 12
5- 6:30pm
Kristina on “Asian Americans Producing Public Cultures” panel
CSU Long Beach

at 10pm…
Kristina performs at the REDCAT birthday party
Rooftop of the Standard Hotel
Downtown Los angeles

November 15
Kristina speaks at “Engaged Scholarship and Involvement: the Past, Present, and Future of Asian American Studies and Activism”
UCLA

(later that night)
Kristina does stand-up at MAGIC GARAGE 4
Eagle Rock, CA

December 1, 7:30pm
Kristina trying out 10 minutes of something or other (new work!) at Max 10
$10– free beer and chips after!
Electric Lodge in Venice

December 6, 3pm (Saturday)
Final Showing for BECAUSE workshop.
2pm

December 11-15
Kristina in Seattle for Annual National Performance Network Meeting

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
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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!

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