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Maw Jaw

Maw Jaw

Presented by the

Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center

as part of the 24th Annual

United States of Asian America Festival

Sunday, May 30th, 2021 - 3:30pm

Portsmouth Square, Chinatown

Clay Street and Kearny Street
San Francisco, CA 94108

Saturday, June 5th, 2021 - 5pm

Kapwa Gardens, SoMa

976 Mission Street

San Francisco, CA 94103

Megan Lowe Dances and Asian Pacific Islander Cultural Center team up to present Maw Jaw, a free outdoor dance event at Portsmouth Square and Kapwa Gardens, featuring a site-specific dance film journey and live excerpts from MLD’s Tangram project. Maw Jaw rehearsals occurred outside in public spaces around San Francisco’s Chinatown—activating benches, railings, poles, stairs, and play structures—inviting passersby to witness the creative process, enhancing community engagement, sparking conversations, and inspiring interest in dance as a tool to engage with the environment/people around us. This project is in solidarity with the API community.

Directed, Choreographed, & Performed by:

Megan Lowe


Featuring Appearances from:
Melissa Lewis, Claudine Naganuma, Johnny Huy Nguyen, Choi Ung Yu, Raymond Yu, Yee Lam Yu, & Cindy Zhang

Music by:

Zachary Abelson

- Recorded/Produced by: Joshua Abelson

Photography and Videography of Megan by:

Maurice Ramirez


Videography of Artists/Community

& Film Edited by:

Megan Lowe

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