Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month with storyteller Alton Takiyama-Chung
Master storyteller Alton Takiyama-Chung joins us this May to mark Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Alton comes to us from Hawaii through the magic of virtual programming. In a special event created for Oakland, Alton shares tales from Korea, Indonesia, Vietnam, and more.
A Japanese-Korean storyteller, Alton grew up steeped in the rich storytelling traditions and magic of the Hawaiian Islands. He tells stories of Hawaii, of the Japanese-American experience of WWII, and Asian folktales, and has performed at the Timpanogas and the National Storytelling Festivals, and at international storytelling festivals in the Cayman Islands, Singapore, India, Vietnam, and Thailand.
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