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Asian events this weekend - May 5
Friday, May 5
Y'all We Asian at Fallout Theater ($)
⏰ Friday May 5, 8-9pm
📍 Fallout Theater (616 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701)
👉 Austin's Asian American improv troupe returns for "a night of stand up and improv" on the first Friday of each month.
Saturday, May 6
AAPI Storytime & Scavenger Hunt (Free)
⏰ Saturday May 6, 12-2pm
📍 Brentwood Social House (1601 W Koenig Ln, Austin, TX 78756)
👉 "Celebrate AAPI Heritage Month with local authors Jessica Lam, Irene Kang, and Shivani Bakshi with an afternoon of storytimes and kid friendly activities, including a scavenger hunt with prizes!"
Austin Public Library: AAPI Film Festival - Lucky Grandma (2020) [Free]
⏰ Tuesday May 9, 6-7:30pm
📍 Austin Public Library - Terrazas Branch (1105 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702)
👉 "Join us every Tuesday for the month of May to watch a select feature film in Celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Month."
“SPLIT”, A Solo Exhibition by Rewon Shimray - Opening Reception (Free)
⏰ Friday May 12, 6-9pm
📍 Moontower Cider Company (1916 Tillery St, Austin, TX 78723)
👉 "The exhibition features four series exploring a different facet of the artist's clashing identities as a biethnic Asian-American. Rewon's surrealist art explores themes of identity, discrimination, grief, and deconstruction."
AARC: CelebrASIA Austin 2023 (Free)
⏰ Saturday May 13, 11am-3pm
📍 Asian American Resource Center (8401 Cameron Rd, Austin, TX 78754)
👉 "The family-friendly festival is free and open to the public and celebrates Asian Pacific American (APA) Heritage Month. This indoor/outdoor event offers performances, food vendors, exhibits, and cultural experiences for the entire family."
Y'all We Asian Presents: That's Sooo Asian! ($)
⏰ Saturday May 13, 5-7pm
📍 Austin Scottish Rite Theater (207 W 18th St, Austin, TX 78701)
👉 "Our annual comedy showcase is back to showcase Texas' best Asian American comedians, with performances by Hot Pot Comedy, Cheryl Cruz, Conner Carter, Tanveer Arora, Son Tran, and of course, Y'all We Asian!"
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!