Past events in 2011

January 2011

January 12, 8pm
Work-in-progress Reading of CAT LADY
NOTE: WE HAVE MOVED TO A NEW LOCATION!
Studio/Stage at 520 North Western Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90004
FREE BEER and FREE ADMISSION (just offer your feedback)

January 19, morning
Kristina gives talk at
Art Center College of Design
Pasadena, CA

Janaury 26, 7 PM
“Recession Lemons” does an encore screening!
VC BEST OF THE SHORTS @ LMU
Loyola Marymount University, Hilton center for Business, Rm. 304
One LMU Drive, Westchester (enter via Lincoln Blvd.)
FREE

February 2011

February 10, 8pm
Work-in-progress showing of CAT LADY
Free for supporters of CAT LADY
@Wordspace, 3191 Casitas, #156, Los Angeles, CA 90039

February 14, 8pm
Kristina shows excerpt of CAT LADY at Anatomy Riot
LOFT Ensemble Performance Space
929 East 2nd Street, Suite #105 (entrance is on Vignes St.)
Los Angeles, CA
$10, no reservations

February 17
Kristina and CAT LADY cast at the Hothouse Comedy Show
Invite only (email us to get in and address)
Downtown Los Angeles

February 19 & 20, 8:30pm
Excerpt of CAT LADY at REDCAT Studio Series!
631 West 2nd St. Downtown LA (inside Walt Disney Concert Hall)
Tickets $8/$12/$15 Info here

March 2011

March 2, 11pm
Kristina at the “Anna Lee Lawson Comedy Hour”
Next Stage Theater
1523 North La Brea Ave. Hollywood, CA
$5 (free drink included with admission price!)

March 7, 7:30pm
Kristina does 10 minutes at Max10
Electric Lodge, 1416 Electric Avenue, Venice
$10, no reservations (post-show beer and chips included in admission price)

March 19, 7pm
Excerpt of “Going Green the Wong Way”
Fundraiser performance for CLUE Los Angeles

March 20, 12am (Saturday Night/Sunday Morning)
Kristina doing 10 minutes at
The Tomorrow Show
Steven Allen Theater
4773 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90027
$8

Week of March 21, 2011 (week long residency)
CAT LADY premiere at Diverseworks
Houston, TX

March 24, 25, 26, 7:30pm
CAT LADY premieres in Houston, TX!
Diverseworks 1117 E. Freeway
Houston, Texas 77002
More show info here.

April 2011

April 7, 7pm
Screening of “Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”
As part of CSU Long Beach’s Chi Delta Theta Annual Fundraising event
Proceeds go to Hearts without Borders (benefiting children with life threatening heart conditions in Cambodia)
Kristina Wong and film director Mike Closson in attendance.
CSU Long Beach Campus, USU Beach Theater

April 8, 8pm
Kristina performing WONG FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’s NEST
at National Association for Ethnic Studies Conference
Open to conference registrants only.
Claremont, CA

April 9, 10:30-11:45pm
Kristina Wong presents work on panel (Performativity, Power, and the Politics of Race)
at at National Association for Ethnic Studies Conference
Claremont, CA

April 14, 12pm
Kristina is guest artist
at the Cal Arts Artist Salon
California Institute for the Arts in Valencia, CA

April 19, 7 pm
Excerpts of Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
Emporia State University
Emporia, KS

April 21
Kristina gives lectures at College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, VA
CLASS VISIT 1: 2-3:20pm, PBK 222
Asian Americans and the Performing Arts
master class with Kristina Wong
donation requested for the Japan Recovery Initiative
CLASS VISIT 2: 8pm, Lab Theatre
“Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest: Asian Pacific American Women & Mental Health”
performance/lecture by Kristina Wong
donation requested for the Japan Recovery Initiative

April 27
Women at Noon Event: Talk with audience, 228 Lory Student Center
Evening Event at 6pm: Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Full show!)
Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO

May 2011

May 1, 8-9:30pm
Kristina performs at RAW Comedy Show.
Eurphoria Loves Rawvolution 2301 Main St, Santa Monica
Show is free but $10 in food purchases required.

May 4, 9:30pm
“Yarning for Love” (short film Kristina helped make and makes out in!)
CGV Cinemas 3
621 S Western Ave. (Between 6th Street and Wilshire Blvd) Koreatown, Los Angeles, CA 90010
at Asian Pacific Film Festival, Los Angeles
Buy tickets here

May 7, 11am
Kristina and friends perform “Grey Gardens for Children!”
This program is SAFE for children to watch!
Itsy Bitsy Shorts!
CGV Cinemas 2, 621 S Western Ave. (Between 6th Street and Wilshire Blvd) Koreatown, Los Angeles, CA 90010 (Free Parking)
Asian Pacific Film Festival, Los Angeles
This event is free!

May 9, 12pm
Kristina gives talk at Cal Poly Pomona class
Professor Jenny Banh
Pomona, CA

May 15, 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Choreographer in Residence Open Dress Rehearsal of “Timeless: Marxist Dances at the Beach” Annenberg Community Beach House; 415 Pacific Coast Hwy, Santa Monica, CA 90402
Phone: (310) 458-2257
Admission: Free! Reservations required

May 16, 6:30pm-7:30pm
“Timeless: Marxist Dances at the Beach”
(Dances based on the Marx Brothers and other things)
Culminating performance by choreographer Keith Glassman (that Kristina is in).
Annenberg Community Beach House, Garden Terrace Room
415 Pacific Coast Hwy at Beach Coast Way Santa Monica CA
Free, but registration is required

May 17, 7:30pm
Kristina doing something wrong and probably illegal at Tuesday Nights at the Cafe
Aratani Courtyard/Union Center for the Arts
120 Judge John Aiso St Los Angeles, California
FREE

May 19, 1pm
Kristina is a guest speaker at “Life After WAC” panel
UCLA, Professor: Dan Froot

May 20/21, 8:30 doors (Performance is 9pm-12am)
SMUTOPIA! Highways 22nd Birthday Benefit
(30 artists in continuous installations all evening)
1651 18th St in Santa Monica
$10 in advance / $15 door
All proceeds benefit Highways
Fundraiser performance for Highways Performance Space

June 2011

June 4, 7:30 (doors open at 7pm)
Kristina and Drag Legend Miss Barbie Q create
“MAN SCHOOL FOR CAT LADIES” a one time only event for….
Scenes/ Unseen
African American Arts & Culture Complex
762 Fulton St.
San Francisco, CA. 94102
Part of the National Queer Arts Festival
San Francisco, CA
Tickets are sliding $12-20

June 5, 4pm
Kristina and Drag Legend Miss Barbie Q create
“MAN SCHOOL FOR CAT LADIES” a one time only event for….
Scenes/ Unseen
Eastside Arts Alliance
2277 International Blvd.
Oakland, CA. 94606
Part of the National Queer Arts Festival
Tickets are sliding $10

June 15, 6:30pm
“Going Green the Wong Way” (30 hot minutes!)
Upright Citizens Brigade Theater
5919 Franklin Ave (between Tamarind & North Bronson Ave), Los Angeles
part of SPANK (1 other performer on the bill)
$5 (reserve tix online)

June 16, 10:45pm
Kristina does 5 minutes of magic at the REDCAT late night lounge!
Lobby of REDCAT
631 West 2nd St. Downtown LA (inside Walt Disney Concert Hall)
Part of the festivities of the TCG Conference in LA!

June 22, 9:15-10:45pm
Asian American Women and Comedy Panel
National Asian American Theater Conference, Los Angeles
Event info here

July 2011

July 14-17, five shows only!!!
Going Green the Wong Way in San Francisco!
The Jewish Theater, 470 Florida Street (between 17th and Mariposa), San Francisco

Thursday, July 14 at 8pm
Friday, July 15 at 8pm
Saturday, July 16 at 3pm and 8pm
Sunday, July 17 at 5pm
Buy tickets $12-15

August 2011

August 2- September 15
Kristina in the distant cousin twice removed of the Motherland–
Southeast Asia!

September 2011

August 15, 6pm PST (9pm EST)
“The Evolution of a Creative Life” (online podcast broadcasting featuring Kristina with Holly Tse)
Join us online at the Lotus Blossoming Telesummit to learn how you can create a life of purpose, passion and prosperity in just 3 weeks! It’s free to join in. The telesummit features 11 Amazing Asian Women who will spark your imagination and ignite your creativity over the course of 3 weeks. They’ll share how they reached beyond what they were taught to become who they were destined to be. Listen in for free at your convenience from Aug 8th to 25th.

August 2- September 15
Kristina in the distant cousin twice removed of the Motherland–
Southeast Asia!

September 15, 6:30pm
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (the film)
world premieres at the Burbank International Film Festival
Come before the screening for the “Dove Chocolate Experience” and stay after for free food and drinkBuy tickets here

September 19
Kristina teaches “Writing for Performance Workshop”

September 30
Guest Speaker at UCLA
World Arts and Cultures 85 Class
Professor: Angelia Leung

October 2011

October 11, 8pm
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Excerpts)
Graduate Life Center Auditorium
Virginia Tech University
Blacksburg, VA
Free to public

October 14, 7:30pm
Kristina performs Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (Excerpts)
Post-show discussion with Dr. Lisa I. Post, Director WellConnect, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Dr. Kathy Lee, Psychologist, Vaden Health Center
Stanford University
Cubberly Auditorium
Stanford, CA
Free to public

October 25, 5pm
Kristina hosting and performing a show at Cal State LA

November 2011

November 4-5, 8pm
November 6 at 7pm
CAT LADY in San Francisco
ODC Dance Theater
Ticket and show information here!

November 15, 7:30pm
“Performing the Body Politic: Transgressions, Interventions, and Expressive Culture”
Part of the
Scripps College Humanities Institute series Lecture is free to the public

November 16, 2:45 to 5:30pm
Seminar with Humanities Institute Junior Fellows at Scripps College Humanities Institute

December 2011

December 1, 7-9pm
Wong Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest FILM SCREENING
Women’s Union, 2nd Floor of Walker
Pomona College
Claremont, CA
(not sure if Kristina will be present)

December 5- 12
Kristina has a residency with CAT LADY cast at National Performance Network Residency in Tampa, FL

December 9
Cat Lady performs as one of four National Showcases
National Performance Network’s Annual Meeting
Jaeb Theater, The Straz Center for Performing Arts
Tampa, FL

December 14, 12pm
Kristina with other performers at
Holiday Storytelling show at Grand Performances
350 S. Grand Avenue
Downtown Los Angeles
FREE

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