Wednesday May 27
We Are Totally Normal - a Virtual Book Reading.
In Rahul Kanakia’s
We Are Totally Normal,
Nandan, a junior in high school, becomes more than just friends with his longtime bestie, Dave: a journey that leads him to come to terms with his own sexuality and desires. Moderated by Laila Butcher of Cinnamongirl, Inc., an Oakland-based organization that strives to provide girls of color with the access, experiences and a network to grow into successful, global leaders.
7pm https://www.baybookfest.org/unbound/ or https://www.youtube.com/baybookfest
Thursday May 28
Virtual Town Hall for the South Asian Community.
Join a virtual ASAWA Town Hall being hosted in collaboration with the County of Santa Clara for tips, information and resources for coping with stress during this challenging time featuring Dr Shashank Joshi, Stanford Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist and Professor. This session is being moderated by Shiva Sridar, Almaden youth, Leland High Class of 2015. Please register to join this virtual Town Hall. Deadline to Register: 5/27/20.
Asian Art Museum Presents: Acting, Healing, Learning: Artist Talk.
While the museum is closed, we are hosting a range of virtual public programs to both connect with our audiences and support the work of our artistic and creative communities. Head of Contemporary Art Abby Chen leads a conversation with artists Jas Charanjiva, Chanel Miller, and Jenifer K Wofford, who share how the COVID-19 lockdown and the rise in anti-Asian racism have impacted their practices.
4pm https://www.eventbrite.com/e/asian-art-museum-presents-acting-healing-learning-artist-talk-tickets-104574914384 Zoom login will be sent with confirmation.