'Boom Boom Brown!' event celebrates Filipino-American youth on Oct. 17
In observance of October as Filipino American history month, the event “Boom Boom Brown! A Celebration of Filipino American Youth Culture,” featuring Filipino-American visual artists, poets, musicians and dancers, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 17.
The free event begins at noon on Oct. 17, and will take place in the Hawai'i State Public Library courtyard.
“Boom Boom Brown!” showcases the works of visual artists Christopher Aradanas, Calvin Bagaoisan, Shaun Castro and Elsie Simpliciano; poets Jessica Ladera, Melanie Medalle and Faith Pascua; and musicians and dancers from Mahalohalo Kolintang Ensemble and Tekniqlingz Dance Crew.
The event is sponsored by the National Federation of Filipino American Associations Hawai'i, the Filipino American Historical Society of Hawai'i and Friends of the Library.