The Escape and Rescued Memories: New York Stories Nov 8-9 with Lenora Lee Dance

The de Young Museum with Asian Improv aRts, Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center, Chinese Historical Society of America Museum, and Donaldina Cameron House present the PREMIERE of

The Escape Rescued Memories: New York Stories

By Lenora Lee Dance

With Kei Lun Martial Arts and Enshin Karate, South San Francisco Dojo

Featuring media design by Olivia Ting, music by Francis Wong, text by Genny Lim, lighting byPatty-Ann Farrell, videography directed by Tatsu Aoki and filmed by Ben Estabrook, Eric Koziol, Heath Orchard, Joel Wanek, Zhuoyun Chen & Joshua Chuck, media programming by Ian Winters

Performed by Larissa Fong, Raymond Fong, Marina Fukushima, Chin-chin Hsu, Lynn Huang, SanSan Kwan, Wei-Shan Lai, Lenora Lee, Yukihiko Noda, Chia-Yi Seetoo, and the dragon dancers of Kei Lun Martial Arts

"Rescued Memories: New York Stories" video shoot clips
The Escape and Rescued Memories: New York Stories
are companion performance pieces inspired by stories of women who had become vulnerable upon arrival into the U.S. during the early 20th Century. The interdisciplinary works seek to shed light on the social and historical context of the Chinese in America as well as the struggles and achievements of the Women's Movement.


7:00 - 8:15 pm | Koret Auditorium

Performance: The Escape and Rescued Memories: New York Stories. Tickets required.*


8:00 - 9:15 pm | Koret Auditorium and Wilsey Court

Performance: The Escape and Rescued Memories: New York Stories. Tickets required.*

Tickets for The Escape and Rescued Memories: New York Stories are $15 general / $10 de Young Museum members and can be purchased at 

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RELATED EVENTS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 8 as part of Friday Nights at the de Young

6:00 pm and 7:15 pm | Piazzoni Murals Room

Film Screening: The Escape (2013, 30 min.) by Tatsu Aoki. Free admission.

6:30 - 8:30 pm | Wilsey Court
Live Music by Francis Wong's Trio SF performing jazz and creative music - featuring Wong on saxophone, Tatsu Aoki on bass, and Deszon Claiborne on drums. Free admission.

November 08, 2013 at 7:00pm - 9pm
de Young Museum
50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr
San Francisco, CA 94118
United States
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