Cook, Groove and Play Salons at SFIAAFF 30

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Game Salon

Friday March 9, 7 PM.
Super Frog Gallery, New People.

Game on. Take part in the present and future wave of digital interactivity with featured game designers Jenova Chen (thatgamecompany) Michael Cheng (The Last Sleeper) and Suyin Looui (Hey Baby Game). With the rise of social gaming companies such as Zynga, games have become a means to better engage with new/old friends, family, as well as a means to communicate new ideas. Join these artists and other gamers in the creative process of developing a new game design/idea! Read more and buy tickets to Play Salon here.

Stay tuned for a Play Salon video interview with Jenova Chen!

Cook Salon

Saturday March 10, 2 PM.
Super Frog Gallery, New People.


Want to meet two of the hottest local Asian American chefs? Join Chef Preeti Mistry and Beverly Kim, both from Top Chef, as they discuss their experiences with food and create a dish LIVE with the audience. Food is becoming an increasingly popular part of our day-to-day enjoyment and culture as food trucks and celebrity chefs create new tastes and spaces. Come learn something new and impress your friends and family, or meet other foodies to share tricks and ideas! This salon, is moderated by John Lee. Read more and buy tickets To Food Salon here.

Check out Beverly Kim’s recent interview on redemption during her time on Top Chef!

Groove Salon

Saturday March 10 6:00 pm
SOM Bar


Our 2010 Directions in Sound interview with HOTTUB!

Get your groove on! Join Asian American musicians, DJ Neil Armstrong (Tour DJ for Jay-Z) and HOTTUB (Disco Rap Band), as they share samples of their work and make a mixtape with the audience. Both will discuss how they emerged as artists from different parts of the musical spectrum who are pushing the boundaries of hip-hop. Read more and buy tickets to Groove Salon here.

Before the event (March 9), join Dj Armstrong and other emerging artists and established vets from the electronic pop scene to new school hip-hop, at the SFIAAFF30 Directions in Sound event!

Directions in Sound

Friday March 9 9:00 pm
Mighty