Asian events this weekend - November 11
Some of yall I never explained why I stopped hosting Mahjong & Chill after two sessions. Although we had good turnout and probably could’ve kept doing it indefinitely, for me
I stopped hosting Mahjong & Chill because I wanted to focus my efforts
- save the date for the evening of December 17. More details soon.
Wednesday, November 9
Malaya Movement ATX & Pinoy Potluck: Short Film and Get-Together (Free)
"Join Malaya Movement TX and Pinoy Potluck for a screening of the short documentary Delano Manongs: Forgotten Heroes of the United Farm Workers Movement, followed by a virtual discussion with the director, Marissa Aroy!"
📍 Fil N' Viet (Inside Camp East, 2903 E 12th St, Austin, TX 78702)
⏰ Wednesday November 9, 6pm-?
Saturday, November 12
TAP & ATPC: Ping Pong Tournament + Beginner's Workshop ($)
"All levels are welcome for our first Ping Pong tournament with ATPC. Beginner workshop ticket is also available for those looking to learn with instruction provided."
📍 Austin Taiwanese Presbyterian Church (5300 Duval Rd, Austin, TX 78727)
⏰ Saturday November 12, 1-4pm
AARC Performing Arts Center Design Reveal + Call for Feedback (Free)
"Join us for the unveiling of the Asian American Resource Center's future performing arts center design! The project seeks to increase programmatic possibilities for the popular AARC through the addition of a theater, multi-use space, gallery, and associated programming and parking."
📍 Asian American Resource Center (8401 Cameron Rd, Austin, TX 78754) + Zoom
⏰ Thursday November 17, 7-8pm
Jimmy O. Yang @ Paramount Theater - Comedy Special Taping ($$)
Jimmy O. Yang is shooting his next special at the Paramount Theatre, and tickets are still available.
📍 Paramount Theatre (713 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701)
⏰ Friday November 18, 7pm & 9pm
The Samosa Triangle Comedy Show ($)
"For one night only, come check out these Indian American comedians as they bring their unique perspectives to Downtown Austin!"
📍 Fallout Theater (616 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701)
⏰ Sunday November 20, 8-9pm
Margaret Cho @ Capital City Comedy Club ($$)
"More than anything else, Margaret Cho is unconditionally, unapologetically herself…Cho is the champion of debunking taboo subjects like sex, race, world politics, sexual orientation, and womanhood (to name a few) with her unabashed, sure-fire humor."
📍 Capitol City Comedy Club (11506 Century Oaks Terrace, Bldg B Unit 100, Austin, TX 78758)
⏰ Friday November 18 - Sunday November 20, multiple shows
Anime Austin 2022 (−$)
"Anime Austin is returning for 2022 at the Holiday Inn Midtown. We're back with voice actors, fan panels, and cosplay!"
📍 Holiday Inn Austin Midtown (6000 Middle Fiskville Rd, Austin, TX 78752)
⏰ Friday November 18 - Sunday November 20
These events happen on a regular basis, so I don’t always mention them. There might be something new since the last time you checked!