San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
KSW Runway: Celebrate Your Body is an alternative fashion and music show that pays homage to the creativity and plurality of the Bay Area. For one night only, SOMArts’ Bay Gallery will be transformed into a street fair, replete with battling models, live performances, a DJ, food stalls, vendors, and prizes. Featured designers and stylists include 31 Rax, Bambie, Zuriel Bautista, Chartreuse, Kalakari Collective, and Prince x Rose, while Dirty Boots, Little Sister, Cynthia Lin, and Micropixie rock out on the main stage. Special performance at intermission by the Rice Rockettes! Hosted by Terry Park and Robynn Takayama.
Official afterparty will be hosted at Sloane, 1525 Mission Street in San Francisco. Free entry for VIP ticket holders all night and General Admission ticket holders until midnight.
This event is presented by Kearny Street Workshop, and co-sponsored by the Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center, as part of the 16th Annual United States of Asian America Festival. It is made possible through SOMArts' Affordable Space Program, which provides below-market rental space, production and publicity assistance to nonprofit organizations.
When & Where
Kearny Street Workshop
WHO WE ARE: Founded in 1972, at the zeitgeist of the Third World Liberation Movement, Kearny Street Workshop is the oldest Asian Pacific American multidisciplinary arts organization in the country.
WHAT WE DO: Offering classes and workshops, salons and student presentations, as well as professionally curated and produced exhibitions, performances, readings and screenings, KSW makes artists out of community members and community members out of artists. For the past 41 years, KSW has nurtured creative spirit, offered an important platform for new voices to be heard, and connected artists with community.
MISSION & VISION: Our mission is to present, produce, and promote art that empowers Asian Pacific American communities, with the ultimate vision of a more just society that fully incorporates our historical roots, cultural values, and contemporary issues.