Oakland Asian Cultural Center Presents:
Writing Fragments Home - a staged reading
Written by Jeffrey Lo
Directed by Leslie Martinson
Jay’s life isn’t going well. His girlfriend left him, he lost his job at Barnes and Noble and writer’s block has made his once promising playwriting career vanish. With nowhere else to go, Jay asks his Filipino immigrant mom if he can move back in with her while he tries to come up with an idea for his new play. This is fine with her, as long as Jay is willing to listen to her opinions on what it is he should be writing.
A comedy about art, family and culture - Writing Fragments Home follows the story of a young Filipino artist who must come face to face with his past, his family and his heritage in order to overcome writer’s block and discover his voice.
The event is free, but there is a suggested donation of $5. Light refreshments and a Q&A will follow the show.
Nina De Torres Ignacio
Lee Robin Salazar
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Oakland Asian Cultural Center builds vibrant communities through Asian and Pacific Islander American (APIA) arts and culture programs that foster intergenerational and cross-cultural dialogue, cultural identity, collaborations, and social justice.
OACC is conveniently located in Chinatown in the Pacific Renaissance Plaza (near Peony Restaurant). It is 2 blocks from the 12th Street / City Center BART Station, there is free street parking on Sundays, plus a $2/hour parking lot below.