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Inside Chicago's inaugural APIDA Arts Festival

Blue Alice performed by dancer Irene Hsiao at 21c Museum Hotel Chicago on June 16, 2022.

Photo by GlitterGuts

Inside Chicago's inaugural APIDA Arts Festival

Blue Alice performed by dancer Irene Hsiao at 21c Museum Hotel Chicago on June 16, 2022.

Photo by GlitterGuts

What to expect at Chicago’s inaugural APIDA Arts Festival

The festival will highlight the creativity and culture of Asian Pacific Islander Desi American artists and makers in Chicago this weekend.

Blue Alice performed by dancer Irene Hsiao at 21c Museum Hotel Chicago on June 16, 2022.

Photo by GlitterGuts

   

Looking for a way to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in Chicago? The inaugural APIDA Arts Festival will host a wide range of programs and activities for you to enjoy from May 5-7.

Reset learns about how the festival came together and what to expect at the three-day, all-ages free event.

GUESTS: Mia Park, executive director of APIDA Arts Festival

Jigar Shah, director of the Chicago South Asian Film Festival

Lanialoha Lee, executive director of Aloha Center Chicago



Note: WBEZ is a media sponsor of the APIDA Arts Festival.

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