Dancing across Asian America! Presented in partnership with Houston Asian American Archive In-Person
Join us for an immersive experience that celebrates women, art, and the exhibit, "Our Vibrant AAPI Community: Selections from the Houston Asian American Archive"
Explore the world of dance in this exciting and dynamic program featuring:
- 11:00 AM: Welcome & brief introduction to HPL & HAAA
- 11:05 AM - 11:35 AM: Dance of Asian America
- 11: 35 AM - 12:05 PM: Anjali Center
- 12:05 PM - 12:35 PM: Rea Christina Sampilo
- 12:40 PM: Visit to the exhibit at the JIB Gallery
This performance is part of the programming made possible thanks to the collaborative effort by The Houston Asian American Archive (HAAA) at Rice University and Houston Public Library.
The exhibit "Our Vibrant AAPI Community: Selections from the Houston Asian American Archive" is on display at the JIB Gallery from January 19, 2023, to June 3, 2023.
This event is FREE and open to the public. Please register your attendance in the link below.
- Saturday, March 25, 2023
- 11:00am - 1:00pm
- Time Zone:
- Central Time - US & Canada (change)
- 1st Floor Events
- Central Library, Jesse H. Jones Building
- Age Group:
MEET THE DANCERS!
Anjali Center for Performing Arts is a Texas organization dedicated to promoting and preserving Indian performing arts. Since its inception in 1975, Anjali, Texas’ first and premier Indian dance academy, has blossomed into a renowned institution, under the direction of its Founder, internationally reputed danseuse Rathna Kumar
Dance of Asian America
Dance of Asian America promotes and preserves the rich cultural heritage of China through authentic Chinese dance. DAA reaches over 50,000 people annually through over 50 free city-wide performances, educational programs for youths and community events.
Rea Christina Sampilo
Rea Sampilo (she/her) is a Filipina-American, interdisciplinary movement artist, and community organizer residing in Houston, Texas. Her mixed-media interactive pieces, performances, and collaborations question and explore the concept of play, embodied behavior, and the Filipino/a/x body. Sampilo believes in the interstitial spaces of art and performance as sites for deeper dialogue, identity, and healing. She is the current Programs Director for the Filipino American National Historical Society Houston, Texas Chapter.