HAPI - Exploring Our Roots Arts Festival

  • Dates: 6/23/2023, 6/24/2023
  • Location: Arcata Playhouse
  • Address: 1251 9th Street
  • Arcata, CA
  • Price: varries please see "Visit Website" link below
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Explore your family roots and community’s heritage and history through music, dance, poetry and film! Humboldt Asians & Pacific Islanders in Solidarity (HAPI) presents the first-ever “Exploring Our Roots Arts Festival”, with performances by touring and local artists whose music, poetry, film and dance illuminate and reflect the histories, culture, and stories of Pan-Asian and BIPOC people.

Event lineup:
Day 1, June 23,
$25:  6:30-9:30 PM.
Hiroya Tsukamoto and No-No Boy aka Julian Saporiti

Day 2, June 24, $20 ($5 student (high school & above): 10:00-11:30 AM. Workshop by Dr. Julian Saporiti, “Transforming History into Art Workshop”
Day 2, June 24, FREE: 12 Noon-2:30 PM.
Public concert, performing artists from Humboldt

Day 2, June 24, $25: 3:00-7:30 PM.
Aireene Espiritu and Color-Coded Symphony; “Many Moons” documentary screening and interview with filmmaker Chisato Hughes

We are so excited that events are happening again. Event details are being updated as information becomes available. Before making plans, please check the event or festival website or Facebook page.