If you frequent certain pubs around football match times, you might be tricked into taking this festival’s name literally. But Q4’s upcoming Loud Minority Festival isn’t about regionalistic boasts — it’s about uniting traditions, drawing attention to some local children’s shelters while they’re at it.
Might want to put this one on your calendar early. Australian cricket legends Greg Chappell, Jeff Thompson and Doug Walters will be playing a straight bat with the crowd at Q4’s Apr. 20 gala buffet dinner and memorabilia auction.
Dancenter, in their continued commitment to spread pure dance joy throughout the city, presents JAZZ! at the Youth Culture House between Mar. 15 and Mar. 17.
Choreographed by John Huy Tran and performed by Urban Dance Group, the show tells the real story of jazz from its Afro-American roots to street jazz in Vietnam today.
Vol de Nuit (Night Flight) is a novel of Antoine de St-Exupéry — who Tom Wolfe claimed as “a saint in short, true to his name, flying up here at the right hand of God.” The international artists participating in Vol de Nuit’s borderless, interdisciplinary three-week art festival aspire to such levels, or else are rooting about in the cellar of the human condition (one of the organisers is iLL — the institute of Lower Learning).
The rise of alternative, stand-up comedy in this city continues on Friday Mar. 1 at McSorley’s, with the first of a series of nights allowing comedians in the making and laughter-meister wannabes the chance to come up to the stage.
San Art will transform itself into a full gallery exhibition, Space/Limit, by artist Phan Quang at the end of February.
PechaKucha, or chitchat in Japanese, returns to Vin Gallery on Thursday, Feb. 28 for Volume 2. PechaKucha is the art of concision and follows a presentation method of 20 images which are shown for 20 seconds each.
The man behind the Zudrangma record label and Bangkok-based record store Zudrangma HQ, which opened in 2007, will be returning to Vietnam on Friday Jan. 25 as part of a special show hosted by Sound Adventures and Everyone’s a DJ.