Community Events

07/09/2011: Talk Story: Manilatown • Chinatown • North Beach (SF)

Saturday, July 9, 2011 – 2:00pm – 5:00pm
I-Hotel Manilatown Center
868 Kearny Street
San Francisco , CA

Talk Story: Manilatown • Chinatown • North Beach w/ folks from the “Filipinos in San Francisco” book project that can speak on growing up, family experiences, struggles, livelihoods and events of the era prior to the I-Hotel eviction when Manilatown was thriving.

Date: Sat. July 9, from 2-5pm

Location: I-Hotel Manilatown Center

Guest speakers:
Carmencita Monteclaro Choy, self identified as the “brat of Manilatown”
Annie Panlibuton, whose mother began the I-Hotel movement in the 1960’s
Mignon Geli, who grew up in the North Beach projects with her large family
Tony Resuello, one of the few remaining Kearny Street Boys

Moderator: Evelyn Luluquisen, Manilatown’s executive director and Filipinos in San Francisco book project manager.

Purpose: To record history of our pioneers, keep the stories and experience fresh, promote the Filipinos in San Francisco book project and gather folks together to share stories and learn from one another.

We are very pleased and honored to feature these wonderful guests to validate our history, provide real life accounts and have a few laughs in the process. Filipinos in San Francisco can be purchased at the event or by calling Matt at 415-399-9580 or emailing info@manilatown.org.

Please mark your calendars. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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