CAAM is thrilled to present our first slate of in-person experience since the pandemic started. Working closely with Fort Mason Center and following the City of San Francisco’s health guidelines, public programs will be exciting and safe for the community. The drive-in experiences will also include food available for purchase from Off the Grid.
Drive-In Day One: A Celebration of Filipina Musical Talent, October 14
In celebration of Filipino American History Month, CAAM will showcase two world premieres that celebrate a music icon and rising star:
Lea Salonga in Concert with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra CAAM-funded live concert features internationally famed for her powerhouse voice and perfect pitch Lea Salonga, who burst onto the Broadway musical scene with her 1991 Tony Award-winning performance as Kim in Miss Saigon. This new Great Performances program presents Salonga in peak performance at the Sydney Opera House, singing a selection of songs from her Broadway career as well as her hits from the animated movie blockbusters Aladdin and Mulan.
7000 Miles: Homecoming A new music documentary directed by Evelyn Obamos that chronicles the Bay Area’s own hip hop star Ruby Ibarra and her band, the Balikbayans, as they take a trip back to the Philippines. Ruby Ibarra is a Filipino American rapper, music producer, and spoken word artist from San Lorenzo, California. She raps in Tagalog, Waray, and English. Note: this film includes adult language.
This new road trip documentary chronicles Ruby and her band, the Balikbayans as they take a trip to The Philippines.
GREAT PERFORMANCES presents Salonga in peak performance at the Sydney Opera House, singing a selection of songs from her Broadway career as well as her hits from the animated movie blockbusters Aladdin and Mulan.