Contemporary Asian Theater Scene

Contemporary Asian Theater Scene

2017 Events

Previously from CATS - October 21, 2017

Growing up Sansei


Saturday, Oct 21st, 1pm - 4pm

Featuring a live reading of Soji Kashiwagi' "Garage Door Opener", a Japanese American dysfunctional family play. This play will bring smiles and laughter to baby boomer Sansei who grew up in a uniquely JA family environment. Post -reading discussion facilitated by Dr. Satsuki Ina

Bay Area Premieres
Saturday, Oct 21st, 1pm - 4pm
SJ Buddhist Church Betsuin, 640 N 5th Street (x Jackson)

Sunday, Oct 22nd, 3pm - 6pm
Buddhist Church of San Francisco, 1881 Pine St (x Octavia)


Previously from CATS - May 3, 2017

2017 Legacy of Poetry Day Festival

The SJSU Poets and Writers Coalition presents the Legacy of Poetry Day Festival 2017! Celebrating Asian American poetry, the Poetry Day Festival features award-winning poet Maxine Hong Kingston as well as Al Young, Genny Lim, Barbara Jane Reyes, Gary Singh, and Arlene Biala along with San José State faculty, staff, student, and alumni poets. Other performers include spoken word artists ASHA, Lorenz Dumuk, and Quiyhn-Mai Nguyen, as well as musicians Jon Jang, Francis Wong, Jimmy Biala, and P. J. and Roy Hirabayashi. Co-sponsored by Associated Students, in association with Contemporary Asian Theater Scene (CATS), Poetry Center San Jose, and the 2016-17 Santa Clara County Poet Laureate.

Previously from CATS - April 27-30, 2017

3rd Annual Silicon Valley Asian Pacific FilmFest
(Formerly, San Jose J-Town Filmfest)

New name, new look!

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