RESUME

PAST WORK

The list below consists of featured performances, workshops, panels, lectures, and interviews.

2019

2018

2017

  • Winter Solstice Concert and Fundraiser / December 23 / 6-10pm / Harriet Tubman Center for Social Justice, Los Angeles, CA
  • KAIbigan: A Tribute to AC Lorenzo + KAI / December 9 / 4:30-10pm / James Logan High School, Union City, CA
  • UVSA Summit / December 2 / 10am-6pm / CSU Fullerton, Fullerton, CA
  • PWC 20th Anniversary / November 8 / 5:30-9pm / Pico House, Los Angeles, CA
  • This Filipino American Life Podcast Interview on JFAV / November 7
  • Friendship Games / October 28 / 1:00pm / CSU Fullerton, Fullerton, CA
  • Larry Itliong Day Celebration / October 28 / 10:00am / Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles, CA
  • Unite the Mic / October 27 / 7-9pm / USC, Los Angeles, CA
  • SPAHM Showcase / October 26 / 7pm / CSUN Grand Salon, Northridge, CA
  • Larry Itliong Day Festival / October 25 / 5-7pm / CSULA, Los Angeles, CA
  • LA Taco: Young Poet Spotlight on Eddy M. Gana Jr. / October 18
  • FPAC / October 14 / 10am-8pm / Echo Park Lake, Los Angeles, CA
  • For the Love of Justice / October 12 / 7-10pm / Mercado La Paloma
  • Feedback Sunday / September 24 / 5pm / ANSWER, Los Angeles, CA
  • Tuesday Night Cafe / August 15 / 7:30-10pm / Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, CA
  • Reseda Blvd Summer Series / July 8 / 6-10pm / Northridge, CA
  • KPCC Leadership Circle Brunch / June 25 / 11-2pm / Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • One Mic Collective / June 24 / 6-8:30pm / Corazon Contento Fitness, Baldwin Park, CA
  • Tuesday Night Cafe: The Fam Show / June 20 / 7:30-10pm / Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, CA
  • Alternative Facts / June 3 / 6pm / CIELO Galleries Studios, Los Angeles, CA
  • PASK: Art as a Political Weapon Workshop / May 24 / 8pm / Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA
  • Kapatirang Pilipino: FIERCE Conference / May 21 / 2:15-2:55pm / UC Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
  • Verses Social Pop-Up / May 19 / 9 pm / Downtown Los Angeles, CA
  • Tuesday Night Cafe: The Food Ghost Show / May 16 / 7:30-10pm / Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, CA
  • Unheard LA – Live in Hollywood / May 13 / 5:30-7pm / The Nine O’Clock Players – Theater for Children, Hollywood, CA
  • Pagsikapan: Black/Filipino Solidarity Workshop / May 9, 3-4pm / CSU Dominguez Hills, Dominguez Hills, CA
  • Kalahi: Farmworker Movement’s Filipino Roots Workshop / May 5, 3:15-4:15pm / CSU Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
  • Sari Sari Talent Show Fundraiser / April 30, 11:30am-3pm / Josephine’s Cerritos
  • KPCC 89.3 FM / April 26, 9:30am / Pasadena, CA
  • Unheard LA – Live in Whittier / April 23, 2:30-6pm / Ruth B. Shannon for the Performing Arts Center, Whittier, CA
  • API Creative Studies Workshop / April 21, 2-4:45pm / CSU Northridge, Northridge, CA
  • Kababayan Konference: Pilipinx Studies / April 14, 7-9pm / UC Irvine, Irvine, CA
  • Tuesday Night Cafe: 19th Season Opener / April 4, 7:30-10pm / Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, CA
  • Take the Mic / March 21, 6-8pm / CSU Dominguez Hills, Dominguez Hills, CA
  • Page to Stage Workshop / March 9, 1-3pm / Downtown Magnets High School, Los Angeles, CA
  • SCPASA 10th Annual Summit Conference / February 5, 11am / CSU Fullerton, Fullerton, CA
  • Feedback Sundays / January 29, 3-5pm / ANSWER Coalition, Los Angeles, CA
  • Speak It Easy Open Mic / January 11 / Long Beach, CA

2016

  • Poetry is Not a Luxury Workshop / November 30, 7-9:30pm / The Hive at the Claremont Colleges
  • microchips for millions: Los Angeles Book Launch / December 3, 7:00-9:30pm / Avenue 50 Studio
  • Historic Filipinotown Larry Itliong Day Celebration / October 22 / Union Street
  • Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture / October 8, 5:50pm / Echo Park Lake, Los Angeles, CA
  • Tuesday Night Cafe: Three Spaces Show / September 20, 7:30-10pm / Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, CA
  • One Mic Collective’s 1st Anniversary / July 30, 5-10pm / Rosemead, CA
  • SIPA Open Mic Night / July 16, 5-9pm / SIPA, Historic Filipinotown
  • DELTA Summer Intensive / July 11, 2:30-4:25pm / SIPA, Historic Filipinotown
  • SIPA Dance LA / May 27, 4-6pm / SIPA, Historic Filipinotown
  • La Palabra Poetry / May 22, 2-4pm / Avenue 50 Studio
  • Magic Garage 10th Anniversary / May 21, 9pm-2am / The Airliner
  • KillRadio.org / May 3, 10pm-12am / Historic Filipinotown
  • Sari-Sari: A Night of Talents with Filipino Cultural School / April 30, 4-7 pm / Josephine’s Cerritos
  • Roosevelt HS Open Mic / April 29, 6:30-8pm / Primera Taza, Boyle Heights
  • Poetry as Practice: Spoken Word & Spine Poems / April 26, 2-3pm / Skyline College Library
  • English 100 Guest Lecture / April 26, 11:10am-12:25pm / Skyline College
  • KPFK 90.7 FM / April 12, 1-2am / Studio City
  • 18th Annual Scholarship Reception / USC API Social Work Caucus Benefit Dinner / March 31, 6pm / USC Ronald Tutor Campus Center
  • Welcome to the Party: Asian American Open Mics in Southern California as Sites of Resistance / AWP Conference / March 31, 9-10:15am / Los Angeles Convention Center
  • Village Poets / February 28, 4:30-6:30pm / Bolton Hall Museum
  • One Mic Collective / January 30, 6-9pm / The Taco Shop, Baldwin Park, CA

2015

  • Street Sixteen: 16th Annual Solidarity Night / KmB Pro-People Youth / December 5, 6-9pm / SIPA, Historic Filipinotown
  • Play the LA River / November 13, 6-9pm / Old Timers Foundation, Huntington Park, CA
  • The Story and Legacy of the Delano Manongs: A Community Celebration / October 25th, 12:30-4pm / SIPA, Historic Filipinotown
  • Larry Itliong Day Parade & Festival and LA Filipino Mural @20 Celebration / Saturday October 24th, 1-2PM / Unidad Park, Historic Filipinotown
  • City of Carson Celebrates FilAm History Month & Larry Itliong Day / Saturday, October 24th, 11-12PM / Jose Rizal Monument
  • Beyond Our Outward Guise / Thursday, October 22nd, 6:30-8pm / Pasadena Playhouse / RSVP: pasadenaplayhouse.org/filam
  • Tuesday Night Cafe: Season Finale / with The Black Noise and Kollective Binhi / Tuesday, October 20th, 7:30-10pm / Aratani Courtyard, Little Tokyo
  • Historic Filipinotown Tour / with KmB, Pro-People Youth, CSULB PAC, UCLA Samahang Pilipino / Saturday, October 17th, 9-10am / Unidad Park
  • Word on Wednesday / UCLA Samahang Pilipino / Wednesday, October 14th, 7-9 PM / Kerckhoff Art Gallery
  • The Legacy of Delano: 50th Anniversary Commemoration / October 1 / ANSWER Office, First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles
  • Poetrypalooza Grand Finale / August 30 / Cielo Gallery Studios
  • Buwan Ng Wika / August 19, 7pm / Philippine Consulate of LA
  • Art, Music, Coffee & Conversation / August 15, 6-9pm / Primera Taza
  • Making an iMPACt / August 15, 4pm / Montebello Performing Arts Center
  • Common Ground 5th Anniversary / August 8, 7-9pm / Brickhouse Public
  • 626 Night Market / August 8, 6:30pm / Santa Anita Park
  • Tuesday Night Cafe: Family Show / June 16 / Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, CA
  • KabaKon / Kababayan at UCI / May 2, 2015 / UC Irvine, Irvine, CA
  • API Heritage Month Showcase / Asian Pacific Student Association / May 19 / UC Irvine
  • 29th People Power Anniversary / Filipino American Community of LA / February 25 / FACLA Social Hall, Los Angeles, CA
  • UR Winter Showcase / Uncultivated Rabbits / February 20, 2015 / UC Irvine, Irvine, CA
  • Read Aloud / January 31, 2015 / Echo Park Library, Los Angeles, CA

2014

  • Speak It Easy Open Mic / December 10 / Callaloo Caribbean Kitchen, Long Beach, CA
  • AF3IRM + KmB x Sessions Open Mic Night / December 5 / Veterans Park, Carson, CA
  • Solidarity Night / KmB Pro-People Youth / November 29 / New People’s Market, Long Beach, CA
  • Larry Itliong Day Celebration / October 25, 11am / Civic Center, Carson, CA
  • Poetry Reading & Open Mic for Domestic Violence / October 24, 7pm / The Lab at USC, Los Angeles, CA
  • Halo Halo with Kat Iniba / October 21, 4:30pm / KSCI TV LA-18
  • Indigenous People’s Day: E4rth is My Flesh Art Show / Seeds of Resistance / October 12 / El Centro Cultural de Mexico, Santa Ana, CA
  • Tuesday Night Cafe / October 7, 7:30-10pm / Little Tokyo
  • Think Outside the Cage / Youth Justice Coalition / October 6, 7pm / Boys & Girls Club, Long Beach, CA
  • Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture / FilAm ARTS / October 4-5 / Grand Park, Los Angeles, CA
  • Halo Halo with Kat Iniba / September 23, 4:30pm / KSCI TV LA-18

2013

  • Advancing Justice Conference / November 14 / Asian Americans Advancing Justice, Los Angeles, CA
  • Wild Tongues / with Seeds of Resistance / October 12 / El Centro Cultural de Mexico, Santa Ana, CA
  • La Puente Art Walk / September 22 / La Puente, CA
  • Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture / September 7 / Fermin Park, San Pedro, CA
  • Poetrypalooza Grand Finale / August 25 / Art Share LA
  • Common Ground: Capabilities / August 2 / VAALA, Santa Ana, CA
  • Upward Bound: Leadership Workshop / July 27 / Chapman University, Orange, CA
  • Proyecto Algarabia’s Art Benefit Show / May 25 / Chuco’s Justice Center, Inglewood, CA
  • Tuesday Night Cafe: Space Show / May 21 / Little Tokyo, Los Angeles
  • Express URself / Uncultivated Rabbits / May 18 / Crystal Cove Auditorium at UC Irvine
  • PELA’s Place and Identity Spoken Word & Poetry Night / April 27 / The Last Bookstore
  • The 7th Annual Mr. Hyphen / April 27 / Brava Theater, San Francisco, CA
  • International Women’s Day / AF3IRM / March 8 / The Park’s Finest, Echo Park, CA
  • War No More / Feburary 9 / ANSWER Office, Los Angeles, CA
  • 3rd Annual Peace Week: Arts of Peace & Justice / January 27 / Student Center Terrace, UC Irvine
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RECOGNITION

Cultural Treasure of Historic Filipinotown
Promise Zone Arts
City of Los Angeles
Department of Cultural Affairs
January 13, 2017

Cultural Work Award
Historic Filipinotown People’s Council
August 1, 2015

Certificate of Recognition
2015 Filipino-American History Month
City of Carson
November 9, 2015

Certificate of Recognition
Buwan ng Wika (National Language Month)
City of Los Angeles
13th District, Mitch O’Farrell
August 2015

Certificate of Recognition
READ ALOUD at the Echo Park Library
City of Los Angeles
1st District, Gilbert Cedillo
January 31, 2015

Certificate of Recognition
2014 Larry Itliong Day Celebration
City of Carson
October 25, 2014

Certificate of Recognition
Festival of Philippine Arts & Culture
California State Senate
28th District, Senator Ted Lieu
October 4-5, 2014

PUBLICATIONS

Asian American Literary Review, forWord Interview

L.A. TACO, Youth Poet Spotlight Interview

Salamin Magazine, Featured Article

TAYO Literary Magazine, “Filipino Enough”

Don’t Talk About It, Sp!t About It, “Shoot”