Join us for a Family Sunday program celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.


Family Sunday - Celebrating Asian Pacific Heritage Month

Sunday, May 23, 2010, 12:00pm-4:00pm

The Basco Family Hosts: Where Are You From? A Tard and Feathered Event

SPECIAL PERFORMANCES THROUGHOUT THE DAY: Polynesian Dance, Martial Arts Demonstration,Comedy and Improv, Dj's, Poetry, Special guests, activities for all ages, and performances from the Basco Family.

TO RSVP YOU MUST CALL 310.772.2505
Advance ticket purchase strongly recommended

Program for the Day

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Polynesian Dance by Nonosina and a Martial Arts Demonstration by Muay Thai School USA

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Comedy and Improv provided by Opening People’s Minds (OPM) and the Sketch Comedy Show

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Music from DJ Icey Ice with performances by VIVA LA VIDA Dance Company and Jennifer Kumiyama, and Spoken Word by April Rose, Diana Bui, Dante Basco, Arianna Basco, and Bryan Price

Brought to you by Da Poetry Lounge and Tard and Feathered.

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Basco Family Performance; D+A and Basco Bros


Amy Hill
You can hear Hill’s voice for popular characters in animated series such as King of the Hill, American Dad and Lilo and Stitch and she will be heard in the upcoming Nickelodeon series, Kung Fu Panda.

Brian Tee
Tee is best known for his roles as “DK, the Drift King” in The Fast and the Furious 3: Tokyo Drift and “EMT Eddie Choi” in Crash.

Lindsey Price
Price is a familiar face to millions from her work in All My Children, The Bold And The Beautiful, Becker and Beverly Hills 90210. She also has a CD of her own songs featured on the upcoming debut EP album, “Someone Like Me,” on Piller Records.

Dj's from Amoeba Music


150, 000 Paper Cranes
Mamiko Yamamoto presents 150,000 paper cranes which is part of a project to make 1.5 million cranes in remembrance of the children who perished in the Holocaust. Cranes were made by Hiroshima and Nagasaki bomb survivors, Japanese teachers and students of all ages. View this display and make cranes to reach the goal of 1.5 million.

YO-YO Room
Learn about the yo-yo’s origins in the Philippines and make your own yo-yo!

Other activities include group family tree project, music room, collective art project by Ephemeral, dance, improv comedy workshops and a film screening.

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All activities are included with your paid admission to the Museum. Advance ticket purchase strongly recommended. 310.772.2505.

Please be considerate of our residential neighbors and make every effort to avoid driving through single-family residential neighborhood streets.

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The MOT will be closing at 3:30pm on Sunday, April 20 and will remain closed on Monday and Tuesday, April 21 & 22, 2014.

Please call the advanced ticket desk at 310-772-2505 to secure your advanced ticket purchase.

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