180 capp street, Third Floor
San Francisco Bay Area, California 94110

february 23, 2006
commotion: a CD release, community arts expo & launch of ksw store

co-presented by MANJA

a cd release!
artist tables!

live music! (GOH NAKAMURA! EE! GOLDA SUPERNOVA! others!)

drinks & things!
ksw store!
djs & stuff!

reasons to justify the otherwise obnoxious overuse of exclamation points!

celebrate ksw community on thursday, february 23rd at commotion.

join ksw and local artists for ksw's 7 years of APAture cd release and community arts expo event. featuring musical performances by:

Goh Nakamura
Golda Supernova
and DJ VNA ,

you'll also have the chance to browse the wares and artwork of ksw and local artists throughout the evening, while enjoying the vibe and imbibing fine liquid concessions. Live performances by bands and artists featured on the cd, DJs, artist tables, concessions, and more.

save the date and hope to see you there.

Date: Thursday, February 23rd, 2006

Time: doors open 6.30pm; arts expo, performances, and dj until 11.30pm

Location: 180 Capp Street, @17th Street (San Francisco)

Cost: admission is free. 7 years of APAture cd, and other merchandise and artwork from ksw and local artists will be available for sale.

table artists include:

Cat Huang: Hand-crafted jewelry using semi-precious gemstones, sterling silver, and a lot of artistic flair. Also selling the Booty Bag for ladies on the go.

Myla Ablog : Organic and Sweatshop-free T-shirts

Niana Liu: San Francisco local painting/photograph prints. $1 SFlocal postcards--see some work here.

Wendy Fong: Hand-screened tshirts for gals and guys

LiP Magazine: A quarterly US and Canadian magazine devoted to radical politics, culture, sex, and humor. There will be copies of LiP (sliding scale, free to $5 per), as well as other promotional items related to LiP.

Mai Le: One of a kind plush art, featuring the "hi" series of brooches and take away friends.

Likha: DVD, released in 2001 called Dekada, which was LIKHA 10th Anniversary show at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco selling for $25 each--preview on a TV! Music instruments, photos, costumes on display.

Piximix: Hip, character-based apparel.

SLC Jewelry: Sandra L. Coleman makes beautiful
hand-crafted beaded earrings that are perfect for everyday or dressing

Too Old For APAture But Not Dead Yet: Older Asian American
Books by Genny Lim, Flo Oy Wong, Shizue Seigel,
Bill Wong, Nellie Wong, Joy Morimoto (“The Sox Kitashima Story”).
Video by Canyon Sam. Vespertine Press literary journal. Japanese
Cultural and Community Center’s “Generations”
and “From Our Side of the Fence.”

Elani Chan

and more!

are you an artist or member of an artist collective interested
in registering for table space at the expo? please contact [email protected]
or 415.503.0520 for more information.

more details to come! check our website for updates, or contact KSW for more information.

Added by pacinolee on February 9, 2006



cool event.


this should be an awesome community/art event!


it'll be cool to see ee again, it's been ages. is tobin mori back in town? or is this a special visit to play this event?