Where the Party at? CAAMFest Concerts and Social Events


Opening Night Gala

March 14 at 9:30PM – Asian Art Museum

After the Opening Night screening of “Linsanity” at Castro Theater, join us for the Opening Night Gala at the magnificent Asian Art Museum. Mingle with media makers, special guests, and fellow attendees, and enjoy treats by Distillery 209, Dosa, Namu Gaji, Sapporo Beer, Serpentine, and Socola Chocolates. Be among the first to experience “China’s Terracotta Warriors, The First Emperor’s Legacy” on display at the museum during the event. facebook

Festival Social Club

March 26 at 10PM – Slate Bar

Join us at the official CAAMFest after-party! In the heart of the Mission at Slate Bar, Festival Social Club will tantalize your senses with mind-blowing beats and jams! Come to mingle, but be prepared to dance the night away!

“Dosa Hunt” + performance by Indian Bastards from Hell + dosa and drinks

March 21 at 6PM – Asian Art Museum

After the West-Coast premiere of Dosa Hunt (23 minutes), stay for a Q&A with filmmaker Amrit Singh as well as a special set by Indian Bastards from Hell (members of Das Racist). Mix and mingle with special guests and be prepared for some delicious treats—including, you guessed it, mouth-watering DOSA! Take a moment to see the Asian Art Museum’s newest exhibition, China’s Terracotta Warriors. A perfect convergence of film, music, art and food: this is an event you cannot miss. Facebook

Directions in Sound: Live performances by Dengue Fever, Jhameel, and Vinroc

March 23 at 9:30PM – Rickshaw Stop

Directions In Sound is San Francisco’s premier music event featuring emerging Asian American artists in the Bay Area and beyond. From electronic pop to new-school hip-hop, join us on a trip through the future-forward music scene that’s blowing up around the globe. Facebook

(Bitter)Sweet: Cook Salon

March 23 at 2:00PM – New People

Join us for an intimate conversation and tasting demo with two local Asian American culinary artisans. They will offer a peek into the complex process of creating new specialties, from rich truffles to spicy ketchup, and will share how they balance personal flair, concise production, market trends and—in the end—the shifting moods of Mother Nature.

Groove Salon

March 24, 2013 at 4:00 PM – New People

DJ Vinroc and singer/songwriter Goh Nakamura are from different parts of the musical spectrum, but both are innovative musicians that challenge the boundaries of their particular sound. During the salon, they will play samples of their work, speak about their experiences as musicians, and give the attendees a taste of the creative process.

Mixing Masala: Cook Salon

March 23 at 11:00 AM – New People

Come hear San Franciso’s very own chai wallah and a local chef share their insights on creating unique spice mixes. Have fun with a spice identification quiz, then learn the differences between a dry and wet masala, various regional variations that flavor the mix, and easy ways of adapting traditional techniques to make room for whole spices in your own kitchen.