EMPOWER Weekend 2017
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Kollaboration Comedy Night, EMPOWER Creative Leadership Conference, & STAR Showcase

November 3 - 5, 2017

Los Angeles, CA

Music by Aries Deng, Video by AUbrey Magalang & Isabelle Chu

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Friday November 3, 2017

Kollaboration AF

The Great Company - 1917 Bay St, Los Angeles, CA 90021

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Join us on Friday November 3rd for a night of laughs and community. Kollaboration will be showcasing the best in Asian American comedy, including the best in improv, stand-up, and sketch comedy!

 

Saturday November 4, 2017

EMPOWER Creative Leadership Conference 2017

Japanese American National Museum - 100 North Central Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012

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Back for its third year, the Kollaboration EMPOWER Creative Leadership Conference is where aspiring creatives gather to learn directly from some of the Asian American community’s most inspirational professionals. At EMPOWER, attendees will be able to explore a variety of creative career paths and best practices to apply to making their dreams of working in the arts & entertainment industries a reality. This unique experience will bridge communities, generations, industries and innovative minds.

 

Sunday November 5, 2017

The 2017 Kollaboration STAR Showcase

Aratani Theatre @ the JACCC - 244 South San Pedro St. Los Angeles, CA 90012

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Join the movers and shakers of the Asian American community at Kollaboration Star 2017 to celebrate another banner year for Asian American representation in entertainment. Witness six up-and-coming Asian American artists give the performance of their lives for a chance to win the National Kollaboration Star Title, and enjoy special performances from some of the premier musicians, comedians, and dancers from our community. Laugh, cry, and be empowered!

 
 
 
 
 

Sponsors

We thank our sponsors and community partners for their generous contributions and providing the support needed to fuel Kollaboration's EMPOWERMENT Weekend 2017.

 
 
Comcast NBCUniversal EMPOWER Weekend Title Sponsor

Comcast NBCUniversal

EMPOWER Weekend Title Sponsor

 
Pandora

Pandora

Nielsen

Nielsen

OnDemand Korea

OnDemand Korea

Fusion

Fusion


Invite the Media

Invite the Media

Seoul Sausage

Seoul Sausage

Bai

Bai

Glico

Glico

MeUndies.com

MeUndies.com

KIND

KIND

Spitz

Spitz

Cafe Dulce

Cafe Dulce

85ºC Bakery

85ºC Bakery

KCM Agency

KCM Agency

Zenith Division

Zenith Division

Passion Planner

Passion Planner

 
Shiseido

Shiseido

Heal

Heal

 

 

Community Partners

The Great Company Comedy Night Venue Partner

The Great Company

Comedy Night Venue Partner

Japanese American Cultural & Community Center STAR Venue Partner

Japanese American Cultural & Community Center

STAR Venue Partner

Japanese American National Museum EMPOWER Venue Partner

Japanese American National Museum

EMPOWER Venue Partner

Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment EMPOWER Program Partner

Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment

EMPOWER Program Partner

Asian AF Comedy Night Program Partner

Asian AF

Comedy Night Program Partner

Musicians Institute Rehearsal Venue Partner

Musicians Institute

Rehearsal Venue Partner

Blue J Bar & Lounge STAR Afterparty Venue Partner

Blue J Bar & Lounge

STAR Afterparty Venue Partner

TRAKTIVIST.com

TRAKTIVIST.com

Taiwanese American Professionals - LA

Taiwanese American Professionals - LA

Asian Professional Exchange

Asian Professional Exchange

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - LA

Dragon Kim Foundation

Dragon Kim Foundation

 
Visual Communications

Visual Communications

We Own the 8th

We Own the 8th

Disoriented Comedy

Disoriented Comedy

FilAm Arts

FilAm Arts

Center for Asian American Media

Center for Asian American Media

 

 

Media Partners

 
Myx TV

Myx TV

Koogle.tv

Koogle.tv

KCON.TV

KCON.TV