*

 

9.23.2008

the 3rd annual mr. hyphen competition


Heads up, fans of awesome Asian American men. Back by popular demand Hyphen presents the 3rd annual Mr. Hyphen competition, celebrating Asian American men who devote themselves to worthy community causes. The man who is crowned Mr. Hyphen wins a $1000 cash donation to his nonprofit organization. Here are some details:

Event: Mr. Hyphen
When: Saturday, October 4, 7 – 10pm
Where: Oakland Asian Cultural Center (510) 637-0455, 388 9th Street, Suite 290, Oakland, CA 94607 (Pacific Renaissance Plaza, second floor)
Tickets: $15 advance, $20 at the door. Advance tickets available online at www.hyphenmagazine.com/mrhyphen.
All ages welcome, 21+ for alcohol.
Subscribe to Hyphen for only $5 at the event with ticket purchase!

Hosted by writer/performer: Samantha Chanse

Mr. Hyphen finalists:
Scott Chan (Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics)
Aristotle Garcia (Filipino-American Arts & Exposition)
Mike Liu (Spring Buds/California Dragon Boat Association)
Maurice Seaty (Southeast Asian Student Coalition)
Eric Tam (Asian American Donor Program)
Rockson Yan (API Legal Outreach Youth Program)
Yes, a beauty pageant. Call it equal-opportunity all-in-good-fun ogling. It should be a really fun evening of celebrating our community and breaking down a few stereotypes. It's all happening Saturday, October 4 at the Oakland Cultural Center. For more information on the event, and to purchase tickets, go here.