Watch Taiwanese Waves Perform in NYC

Come out to watch Taiwanese Waves perform at the SummerStage NYC! The bands that will perform are: 滅火器 Fire EX. The fantastically frenetic sound of Taiwan’s premier pop punk ambassadors instantly takes you on a joyous voyage into bilingual, cross-cultural fun. Assembled in Kaohsiung, Taiwan at the turn of the century, Fire Extinguisher (shortened to Fire Ex) is led by frontman Sam, with Orio on guitar, and JC on bass (all high school pals). In 2012 they added a drummer, Ti Wu, who…

2017 Taiwanese American Cultural Festival in SF

We welcome you to attend the 25th annual Taiwanese American Cultural Festival in SF's Union Square! You will enjoy mouth-watering Taiwanese delicacies, rock out to live performances by world-renowned Taiwanese performers, and learn more about Taiwanese/Taiwanese American history in the Bay Area. #TACF2017 More than 10,000 visitors attended the festival in 2016. We were honored to have distinguished guests, including Jackie Speier, US Congresswoman; David Chiu, President of the San Francisco Board…

Comedian Sheng Wang Performs in NY

Knitting Factory Presents: The Most RACES Show on Earth! Hosted by: Drew Thomas (Atlanta, GA) - NBC's Last Comic Standing, Live @ Gotham Performances by: Taiwanese American comedian, Sheng Wang (Los Angeles, CA) - Comedy Central, Writer for ABC's "Fresh off the Boat" Daniel Tirado (Queens, NY) - Live @ Gotham, AXS TV Eman (Montreal, QC) - Just for Laughs, CTV Comedy Now! Rob Haze (Brooklyn, NY) - Adam Devine's House Party on Comedy Central, Flophouse - Viceland) Gina Brillon…

To Find Your Place in the World – by Kelly Tsai

Performance poet Kelly Tsai shares this inspiring video poetry message dedicated to the 800K+ people who have served with AmeriCorps and the millions more who work every day to improve communities across the country. Kelly is an AmeriCorps Public Allies Alum, and this is a collaboration between her and fellow Americorps VISTA Alum, Ryan Hartley Smith. They based the characters and stories in the short on their own experiences and also those of dozens from across the country. Check it out.…

Watch The Nutcracker Ballet with TAP in SF

Join Taiwanese American Professionals - San Francisco (TAP-SF) for a fun night at the ballet, where we'll be taking part of a holiday tradition by seeing The Nutcracker. During our performance, there will be complimentary sweet treats at intermission and Nutcracker characters will be on hand for photos prior to the performance. TO PURCHASE TICKETS: Please follow this link (https://www.sfballet.org/tickets/groups/nutcracker/tapsf) and use the discount code TAPVIP for a 20% discount on Orchestra…

Julia Kuo with Author of “The Sound of Silence”

The Japanese Tea Garden welcomes San Francisco author Katrina Goldsaito and Taiwanese American artist Julia Kuo (who we have interviewed before) for an interactive reading with live illustrations. Their new book, THE SOUND OF SILENCE, follows a little boy through the hustle and bustle of Tokyo as he searches for the elusive sound. The reading is for all ages, and author and artist will stay for a Q&A and book signing. With koto performance by Yoshio Saito 9:45 a.m. Monday October 3rd (entrance…

The Lintet: A Taiwanese American Trombonist Shows That Jazz Has No Boundaries

Taiwanese American trombonist Peter Lin talks to us about his jazz band The Lintet, how the Taiwanese community has shaped his life, the importance of connecting to the audience and community and being true to oneself—and why he incorporates Taiwanese folk songs into their repertoire. Talk a little bit about The Lintet. How did you start? The Lintet is a band led by yours truly for the past four years; dedicated towards providing quality jazz and soul music for all communities. I often…

Getty Cave Temples of Dunhuang Exhibition with TAP in LA

Experience The Getty Cave Temples of Dunhuang on a special curated-guided tour with Taiwanese American Professionals - Los Angeles (TAP-LA) on Sunday, July 17th! Admission and cost of tour is FREE but spots for the TAP-LA group tour is limited to the first 20 who sign up so please e-mail [email protected] to reserve your spot. Tour details and meet up information to be provided upon RSVPing. ABOUT THE EXHIBITION: The Mogao Grottoes, located near the town of Dunhuang in the Gobi Desert…

Taiwanese Culture Night 2016 at UCLA

UCLA presents Taiwanese Culture Night 2016: 摯親愛的 (Dear My Love). Growing up in a traditional Taiwanese family, Audrey tends to hide her true feelings and aspirations because of her family’s expectations for her to become a stereotypical, obedient daughter. When Audrey meets Ellen, a girl who constantly chases after her dreams, they fall in love. How will their families react to their relationship? Will the traditional family values support their love? Will Audrey finally become fearless…

Lunar New Year Banquet with TAP in Austin

Come and celebrate the Lunar New Year with your friends at Taiwanese American Professionals - Austin (TAP-ATX) for an evening of great food, friends, and performances! We'll look back at our first year as a chapter and get a sneak peek of future events to come. Date: Feb 6th, 2016 7PM Location: Shanghai Restaurant, 6718 Middle Fiskville Rd Dress code: Dressy Casual Dinner ticket includes a 14-course traditional Chinese banquet consisting of delicious steamed fish, seafood tofu pot, lamb,…