Tag Archives: Art of Hustle

1/3/13 Art of Hustle with Olivia Malabuyo Tablante

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Anthem Salgado will not let you believe that artists should be starving. In fact, he’s been hustling himself to preach the gospel of creative entrepreneurship for artists. He has a website, Artofhustle.com, with a wealth of information on money, marketing, management, and mindset and he also has a podcast where he talks with leaders in the field.

Tonight, we share with you Anthem’s interview with Olivia Malabuyo Tablante, grants administrative manager at the Gerbode Foundation, who talks about applying for grants, defining yourself as an artist, making the leap from artist to arts administrator, and fulfilling your life’s purpose.

He is also kicking off a series of online professional development courses. The first program helps artists develop their artist kit, a key component to communicating your story: http://www.artofhustle.com/university/

Community Calendar

Next Saturday, January 12 at Galeria de la Raza, check out the opening of Navigating Queer Pacific Waves. This exhibition features three artists and their collaborators will document the lives of queer Pacific Islanders through installation, art and photography.

Also, save the  date for the Fred Korematsu Day “Heroes” Celebration on Sunday, January 27 at San Francisco’s Herbst Theater.

When: Sunday, January 27, 2013. 1:00pm VIP reception with honorees, 2:30-4:30pm program.
Where: Herbst Theatre, 401 Van Ness Ave., San Francisco, CA 94102
Tickets: Available for purchase here. $100 VIP reception + program admission. $25 program general admission. $10 senior (65+)/student admission.

The Fred T. Korematsu Institute for Civil Rights and Education honors 16 overlooked American civil rights heroes. This historic gathering includes the unveiling of an Asian American and Pacific Islander Civil Rights Heroes poster, featuring all 16 heroes! So far, eight honorees have been revealed and they include:

-Mamie Tape: Chinese American child plaintiff in landmark case demanding equal access to education.
-Yuri Kochiyama: Japanese American grassroots activist for pan-ethnic social justice movements.
-Bhagat Singh Thind: Sikh American in US Supreme Court case examining race-based citizenship.
-Fred Korematsu: Supreme Court plaintiff who challenged the WWII incarceration of Japanese Americans.
-Larry Itliong: Filipino American organizer and coalition builder who was a leader in the farm labor movement.
-Queen Lili’uokalani: Last reigning monarch of the Kingdom of Hawai’i who advocated for the restoration of native sovereignty her whole life.
-Grace Lee Boggs: Chinese American grassroots activist and writer in major US social movements spanning the last seven decades.
-Wong Kim Ark: Chinese American Supreme Court plaintiff in the case that affirmed native born citizenship under the Fourteenth Amendment.

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8/16/12 Art of Hustle with Poet Barbara Jane Reyes

Photo of Barbara Jane Reyes from the Art of Hustle website

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Tonight we bring you the second edition of The Art of Hustle podcast produced by artist and entrepreneur Anthem Salgado. In this episode he talks with award-winning poet, Barbara Jane Reyes, who offers tips on how to make art AND make a living, how to get published, and if it’s necessary to get an MFA.

Community Calendar
Tomorrow at La Pena, Go!Ohana celebrates summer with the very best of independent Pan-Asian talent including music, dance, poetry, comedy and more. The show starts at 7:30 and tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door: https://www.facebook.com/events/319659854796811/

This weekend, Asha San Francisco presents The Film Festival of Hope at UCSF Mission Bay. View this medley of award winning off-beat films, documentaries and shorts from India and beyond with chai and samosas offered between screenings. http://www.ashanet.org/sf/events/filmfestival/2012/movies.html

Saturday evening, you can stay Desi-focused and head over to Club OMG for Bollywood by the Bay, a dance fundraiser for Trikone and Bay Area Solidarity Summer. From 10 til 2, boogie down to Bhangra and tunes mixed from your favorite Bollywood films. Tickets are $10-15. Club OMG is at 43 6th Street in San Francisco. https://www.facebook.com/events/446897365341689/

Also on Saturday at 6 p.m., catch Kumu Hula Kawika Alfiche & Hālau o Keikiali`i presents The Sacred Dances at South San Francisco High School. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. https://www.facebook.com/events/265490106891675/

For you San Francisco listeners, on Monday, YBCA hosts the San Francisco Arts Town Hall, an opportunity for the arts community to inform candidates for office in San Francisco about the impact that the arts has on our local culture, schools, economy and much more. Hear how candidates for elected office value the arts. The Town Hall is starts at 5:30 and while it’s FREE, advance registration is required. https://www.facebook.com/events/356480981088875/

7/5/12 Fighting Back the Big Box, Politicizing Desi Youth, and Art of Hustle

Chinese Progressive Association protesting WalMart in L.A.’s Chinatown. Photo by Jennifer Phung.


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This week on APEX Express, we talk about politicizing Desi youth, fighting back against WalMart in L.A.’s Chinatown, and learning from The Art of Hustle. Tune in!

  • We talk with Nevin Gandhi-Rao with Bay Area Solidarity Summer or BASS. They are gearing up for this year’s youth camp that teaches South Asian youth leadership skills and social justice issues affecting the Desi community.
  • RJ Lozada reports from Los Angeles where thousands of community members are mounting a campaign against WalMart, which plans to open a store in the city’s historic Chinatown.
  • We hear the first in a series of podcasts we’ll be sharing from Anthem Salgado called, The Art of Hustle, where art meets entrepreneurship.

Community Calendar

This Friday, Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center and Asian Improv present PULL. Performing artist/actor/writer Traci Kato-Kiriyama and actor/aerial artist Kennedy Kabasares use monologues, recorded interviews, and static trapeze as elements to tell the story of a young woman’s relationship with her mother, and how they deal with the death of her father. The show starts at 8 p.m. at COUNTERpulse in San Francisco.

On Saturday, IcTus Gallery in San Francisco presents a photo installation by Bay Area photographer Pak Han. The opening reception is from 6 -10 p.m. and features a live performance by percussionist Dohee Lee.

Later on Saturday, Pinoispop and Bindlestiff Studio present Seemingly Random Bleeps, a music showcase featuring Secret Sidewalk, Apple Orchard, The Dualies, The Skyflakes, and Shadow is My Friend. Tickets are $10 and the show starts at 8 p.m. at Bindlestiff Studio.