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Thursday, 8 August 2013

Loving Day Goes Global

From coast to coast and around the globe, multi-ethnic events are #winning (happening). Our hard-working friends have been organizing a wide variety of fun parties, including: film screenings, exhibition openings, and beach picnics. Check out below to see if any of these cultural shindigs are in your neck of the woods. 
MASC Beach Picnic 8/18
Feel the rays and celebrate interracial, multiethnic community!
MASC Annual Beach Picnic!
Come relax on the beach and with Multiracial Americans of Southern California (MASC) next month! This year’s beach picnic will include games, food, and drinks. 
Where: Del Rey Lagoon, 6660 Esplanade Pl., Playa Del Rey 90293 – Look for the MASC banner!
When: Noon-5pm on Sunday, 8/18/13
Cost: $5 per person for non-members; free for members
For more information on MASC events check out this link http://www.mascsite.org/events/
War Baby/Love Child Reception 8/8:
Over in Seattle, the Wing Luke Museum is hosting an opening reception on Thursday, August 8th for their latest exhibition: WAR BABY/LOVE CHILD: MIXED RACE ASIAN AMERICAN ART, curated by Loving Day friends Laura Kina and Wei Ming Dariotis. The exhibition explores how "mixed-heritage Asian American artists address hybrid identities in their artwork." Works by Kip Fulbeck, Louie Gong, Amanda Ross-Ho, and many more included!
For more on the exhibit, visit: http://www.warbabylovechild.com/ 
The opening reception will be held at the Wing Luke Museum from 6:00-8:00PM this Thursday, August 8th. Admission is free. RSVP to mmartinez@wingluke.org.
Hafu Film in Singapore 8/14 and Tokyo 10/5:
For our friends in Japan, Hafu: The Mixed-Race Experience in Japan will be shown in theatrical release on Saturday, October 5th at the Uplink Factory in Shibuya for a two week run! If you are in the Tokyo area and want to help promote the film by distributing flyers or make connections with media in Japan contact: info@hafufilm.com
And for our other friends in Singapore, Hafu will be screened at the National University of Singapore on August 14th; for more information, and to RSVP go here: http://ow.ly/nJxjp
Other screenings around the world include:
October 22 - Madrid, Spain
October 24 - Berlin, Germany
October 29 - Barcelona,Spain
November -  St. Louis, USA
Vancouver, Canada
Honolulu, USA
San Diego, USA
If you would like the movie to be screened in your hometown visit our website and http://ow.ly/nJxfJ or simply email info@hafufilm.com
Video and photos of the Loving Day Flagship Celebration in NYC
And, in case you missed it, check out video and photos of Loving Day New York Flagship Celebration from June. Our 1,500 guests have some amazing dance moves - as well as great things to say.
Photos (scroll down): http://ow.ly/nH5Yb
Many thanks to our talented videographer Craig Nisperos:
And to our very talented photographers:

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