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Book Talk: Fashion & Wisdom Virtual Lecture from Chinatown’s Stylish Seniors.

Saturday, October 17, 2020 - 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated

Oakland Asian Cultural Center | 388 9th Street, Oakland, CA


Fashion and wisdom from Chinatown’s most stylish seniors.

Chinatown Pretty features beautiful portraits and heartwarming stories of trend-setting seniors across six Chinatowns located in San Francisco, Oakland, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York City, and Vancouver. Andria Lo and Valerie Luu have been interviewing and photographing Chinatown’s most fashionable elders on their blog and Instagram, Chinatown Pretty, since 2014. The book talk will be followed by a Q&A session with the audience.

RSVP to receive the Zoom link to participate in the live Q&A! The event will also be streamed via YouTube Live.

This event is presented by OACC in partnership with Eastwind Books of Berkeley. Preorder the book on their website!

Follow the authors at @chinatownpretty (IG) and www.chinatownpretty.com.

About the Authors:
Valerie Luu is a writer and one-half of the Vietnamese pop-up restaurant Rice Paper Scissors. She lives in San Francisco.

Andria Lo is a freelance photographer whose work has been featured in the San Francisco Chronicle, the New York Times, and Wired. She lives in Berkeley.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


Event Details


Cost: FREE*
*Donations appreciated
Categories: *Top Pick*, Literature, Online
Address: 388 9th Street, Oakland, CA

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