BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3306@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20110824T000000Z DTEND:20111230T000000Z DESCRIPTION:\nThis exhibit is curated by J-town Arts and presented by NJAHS . This project includes an art exhibit and public programs that cover up t o 40 years of work by artists rooted in the Asian American communities of the Bay Area "Deep Roots\, New Shoots&rdquo\; will also host artist salons \, art workshops\, individual artist retrospectives\, visual\, literary an d performing arts collaborations and panel discussions on issues affecting the Japanese American community. &ldquo\;Deep Roots&rdquo\; acknowledges their past and reviews their development over the years\, while &ldquo\;Ne w Shoots&rdquo\; showcases their current work alongside the work of a new generation of artists from the community.<strong>\n</strong>\n\nFeatured a rtists include Christine Balza\, Holly Calica\, Frederick Cloyd\, Aimee Es piritu\, Nancy Hom\, Judith Kajiwara\, Betty Kano\, Stephanie Lowe\, Van N guyen Stone\, Stuart Sugawara\, Leon Sun\, Sabrena Taylor\, Rich Tokeshi\, Tai Chan Tokeshi\, Leland Wong\, Peter Yamamoto\, and Hideo "Chester" Yos hida. For more info call 415-921-5007.&nbsp\;\n\n<a href="http://www.njahs .org/_content/files/programs/exhibits/ROOTS%20SHOOTS%20flyer%20(updated).p df"><strong>Download and print exhbit flyer</strong></a>.\n\n<span style=" text-decoration: underline\;">About J-town Arts(JtA)\n\nSeeing art and lit erature as a reflection of the true experiences and feelings of the common people\, the JtA strives to make art accessible\, relevant and inspiring\ , contributing to the grassroots empowerment of Asian Pacific American com munities in a multicultural U.S. JtA hopes to contribute to and help susta in an informed and unified voice and vision for the Bay Area Asian America n communities by providing a blank canvas for artists of the Asian America n experience to express their diversity and creativity.\n\nPrograms and Ac tivities: The JtA works with community groups and projects to promote a st rong\, vibrant community. This is done through collaborating on art exhibi ts\, classes\, educational panels and artist salons\, among other activiti es. Activities such as JtA&rsquo\;s quarterly coffee house salons\, and it s monthly silkscreen\, &ldquo\;Men At Work\,&rdquo\; and &ldquo\;Women Mak ing Art&rdquo\; workshops take place at community venues such as the galle ries at NJAHS and JCCCNC Gallery and the Japantown Peace Plaza. JtA has ac tively participated in community festivals for four decades\, creating art work for local festivals such as Nihonmachi Street Fair and Cherry Blossom Festival.\n\nVisit these links to find out more about artists in Deep Roo ts New Shoots\n\nHolly Calica&nbsp\;<a href="http://www.mesart.com/hcalica ">www.mesart.com/hcalica</a>\nVan Nguyen Stone&nbsp\;<a href="http://www.j omijomi.com/">www.jomijomi.com</a>\nLeland Wong&nbsp\;<a href="http://www. atowngraphics.com/">www.Atowngraphics.com</a>\n SUMMARY:Deep Roots\, New Shoots 40 Years Of Asian American Art By Veteran A nd Emerging Artists URL:/en/events/2011/08/24/deep-roots-new-shoots-40-years-of-asian-american/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR