Archive for May, 2013


SUMMER STARTS & SPARKS at Eth-Noh-Tec!  Our last event before summer break will be our final hoorah for the close of the 8th Season.  This Salon will be part of a daylong extravaganza with a “Dreamstorm” artists networking event at 1:00pm; a BBQ party for all participating artists and audience 3:00pm, and the final Salon at 7:00pm.  We even have a open mic slated after the 9:30 pm refreshments!  

JUNE 8, 2013 Salon! You’re ON!, 7:00 pm.

Hosted by
Kinetic Story Theater 
… with Nancy wang and Robert Kikuchi-Yngojo
weaving ancient metaphor and myth 
with modern message.
Harry Hall (Playwright/ Musician)
“My uncle was Charles Sullivan, firestarter of the Black Music scene in 60’s Fillmore District SF, founder of Bop City, the namer of the Fillmore Auditorium…He was murdered in 1966 and the mystery is still unsolved.  This is only part of the story.”

Nina Bazan Sakamoto (Dancer) & Unity Lewis (Rap/ Spoken Word)
Exploring the ever-transitioning nature of Earth Seasons as they fuse contemporary dance and rap along an uncharted terrain.

Vintage Winds Quartet
It’s vintage, both in music and instrumentation, 
it’s moods and sonorities. Some original compositions. 
Some classics… a Quartet of passion and pleasure

Julius Sanchez 
(Illustrator/ Animator)
Translating from the muses of the mind to 
create a tangibilty for the human senses
Eileen Hazel (Singer/ Songwriter)
Thoughtful, sophisticated songs about love,
laughter and heartache…sweet soulful voice 
working through the truth that each must
find for themselves. 
Open Mic to Follow (around 9:30 pm)
Got a poem or a tale to tell?  Got a song to sing or a dance to swirl?  Sign-up, Line-up, and tune-up!
Free if you paid for the 7:00pm show. After 9:30 pm $5
Eth-Noh-Tec Studio
977 So. Van Ness Ave
(between 21st & 20th Streets; 
close to 24th Street BART)
SF CA 94110
(415) 282-8705 
Donate what you can 
(suggested sliding scale): $10 – $25

Filed as: At the Moment, Salon! You're On!  

May 25: Salon! You’re ON! Lingo & Light Lounge

The Lingo & Light Lounge is a treat for your eyes and ears as May is blooming, and Spring has sprung… it’s time to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month! This year, as part of a sponsored event of the United States of Asian America Festival (Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center)– The Eth-Noh-Tec Salon will feature artists of LINGO: poets, storytellers, theatrical vignettes and… artists of LIGHT: visual artist, a designer, a mixed media artist and several film makers.

This will be under of festival theme of “Passing Along Traditions” as we have presented artists of different generations to share their influences, inspirations as well as define some of the shifts and cultural difference brought on by changing times, values and technologies. Besides the presentation of art, the discussion will be prompted by an inquery: “What artists or forms, traditional of contemporary have informed your art? What inspirations have moved you from previous OR subsequent generations in the Asian Am. identity movement”. The second half of the evening will be devoted to mini-film festival of local film makers both veteran and emerging to explore these ideas in film, from “classics” to “experimental”.

Featured artists will be:
Visual & Mix-media artists: Leon Sun, Anna Wong
Poet: Brynn Saito
Theater artists: Evelyn Luluquisen and earLena Somera
Creative & Indstrial Designers: Anh & Hoang Nguyen of Creative Session
Film Makers: Derek Ma, Maya Stickney, Chris Tipton-King, Ayana Fabillaran, Anastasia Viscarra, Jasmine Anicete, Philip Fizulic, Diona Lee, Kendric Ganeko, Kenny Yamaguchi, Stuart Gaffney and Valerie Soe.
and of course (Yours Truly): Eth-Noh-Tec

Location: Eth-Noh-Tec Studio 977 South Van Ness Ave SF CA 94110
(between 20th & 21 st Streets; close to 24th Street BART; also note: allow extra time to find urban parking)
Tickets at the door (sliding scale/ donated suggestion): $10- $25

Please come for another wonderful world of creative expressions, refreshments, mini-film festival and lively discussion. For other events, gallery exhibits, performances related to the United States of Asian America Festival visit:

Filed as: At the Moment, Salon! You're On!