3rd Saturdays with SuluDC


Sulu DC is an underground, grassroots network for Asian American and/or Pacific Islander American (AAPI) artists, which provides a home for AAPI focused spoken word and multidisciplinary forms and artists in Washington, D.C.

Sulu DC fosters relationships with local and national activist organizations, nurtures the artistic development of emerging AAPI artists and builds inter-generational alliances with cities across North America in preparation for the biennial APIA Spoken Word & Poetry Summit.

On the third Saturday of every month, Sulu hosts a performance showcase of e merging and established AAPI artists in music, spoken word, video, and multidisciplinary performances.

Inspired by the Sulu Series in New York City, Sulu DC emerged from a need for visibility and a supportive community for AAPI artists in the greater DC area. It was borne of a merging of the fabulous foursome, Regie Cabico (co-founder of the Sulu Series in New York, Artistic Director of Sol y Soul and spoken word pioneer), Simone Jacobson (poet, dancer and Cipher Director at Words Beats & Life), Jenny C. Lares (spoken word poet) and Brian Wang (co-chair of DC’s Young and Powerful).

The Sulu Series is named after Sulu of Star Trek, the first Asian American character to venture into the unknown galactic quadrant, and a remote island in the Philippines.

About Art(202)

Since 1968, the District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) has developed and promoted local artists, organizations and activities.
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