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CW @ Shaping SF: The Legacy of Exclusion

Chinese Whispers Newsletter Vol 2.2 A standing-room only crowd packed into the Eric Quezada Center for Culture and Politics for our April ”Seeing Stories” program, The Legacy of Exclusion. read more…

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Listen in: The Legacy of Exclusion

Audio archive courtesy of Shaping SF An evening of stories and discussion about the impact of the 1882 Chinese Exclusion Act (which wasn’t rescinded until 1943!) on the Chinese American community in San Francisco. This infamous legacy was both subtly woven into community cultural life, and overtly demarcated social and geographical boundaries. Chinese Whispers, a research […]

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Poetry and Storytelling Make Magic Onboard Ship

Chinese Whispers Newsletter Vol 2.1 Rapt audience filled the Shelterdeck of sailing ship Balclutha on Feb. 23 to honor the lunar year of the Water Snake at “Transformations and Renewals,” our joint celebration with the San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. read more…

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Deep Appreciation and Warm Wishes

Chinese Whispers Newsletter Vol 1.5 Thank You for amazing year! Look what we’ve accomplished together. read more…

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A Bountiful Fall

Chinese Whispers Newsletter Vol 1.4 We’re heading into the Fall season warmed by a rich summer full of fun and exciting goings on. Check out the highlights here read more…

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Join Us Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 for Living Memories at the Maritime Museum!

Please join us in our next innovation in bringing overlooked history to light through multimedia storytelling and community collaborations. Enjoy presentations from our stellar partnering presenters, see a new Chinese Whispers media presentation with excerpted Golden Gate stories, and take in the stunning panoramic view of the Bay at night from the beautiful Maritime Museum at Aquatic […]

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Chinese Whispers Summer News

Chinese Whispers Newsletter Vol 1.3 In this issue: We hope your summer has been good! Summer is hot over here, lots of exciting Chinese WhispersTM goings on, and we’ve brought you some of the highlights here  read more…

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SAVE THE DATE! CW Story Tour of Locke!

Sunday, September 9, 2012 Chinese Whispers: Story Tour of Locke Personal Stories Bringing Local History To Life                               Join us on this full day tour of the historic town of Locke in the Sacramento Delta. Led by Chinese Whispers’ story contributor […]

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Spring’s Hopping at Chinese Whispers

Chinese Whispers Newsletter Vol 1.2 In this issue: Read about Chinese Whispers Story TourTM, online mapping project, art installation at San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, and meet our oldest and youngest community storytellers! Donate to Chinese WhispersSM and receive a set of limited edition Chinese Whispers Story CookiesTM read more…

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CORRECTION to last post–tune in to KALW at 91.7 FM Feb. 28, 5:30 for Crosscurrents story on Chinese Whispers

Sorry folks, wrong call number was listed on our first post about KALW–it should be 91.7 FM (not 97.1 as previous posted). Tune in Tuesday Feb. 28, 5:30 pm PST to Public Radio KALW for their story on Chinese Whispers on Crosscurrents. It will include clips from our Feb. 5 workshop reading on board the […]

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