The Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) is thrilled to present the second year of the Asian Heritage Street Celebration (AHSC) Cinema Showcase, held at the Asian Art Museum! The event coincides with the street celebration, which is on Saturday May 19th! The Cinema Showcase runs from 2PM to 4PM, and will be held at the Asian Art Museum’s Samsung Hall. Admission to the museum will be free all day, courtesy of Target and there will be no cost to watch the films.
Meet Jake Shimabukuro, 35-year-old Japanese American ukulele sensation from Hawaii. Jake is best known for transforming this simple 4-stringed instrument with his innovative vision toward music and his passion for the ukulele, which he calls “an instrument of peace.” Find out more about Jake this Sunday, January 15th, where he will be featured on CNN’s “The Next List”, and keep checking this space to hear more about the upcoming Jake Shimabukuro documentary, PEACE LOVE UKULELE produced, in part, by CAAM!