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Bahay! Home of the Kreatives

A community-made environment where local FilAm, AAPI, BIPOC, Queer, and Trans creatives are invited to shape what an unapologetic, safe, healing, and sharing space looks and feels like in the heart of the ever-changing San José. 

About Bahay

Bahay originates from the Filipino Term, Bahay Kubo, a type of stilt house indigenous to the Philippines. Here we honor it by translating Bahay to become “home” instead. Home of the Kreatives. Home to all. Home to those in the Silicon Valley who search for platforms, communities, hearths, to be heard, seen, and uplifted. 

At Bahay! We understand how powerful art is in uniting causes, and empowering the community to stand for justice in the face of struggle. In our space, we seek to not only gather creative and like-minded individuals to share their experiences, but other programs and non-profit organizations as well to offer resources such as food banks, educational pathways, and more on our path to a more equitable society.

Bahay, will be a revolutionary open mic that will evolve according to the needs of the people. We serve what our community asks for, and embody the spirit of Bayanihan, or collective unity in order to accomplish our goals.

Get Involved

Bahay hosts an Open Mic & Art Night every First Saturday of the month. Join us for our first event in 2023 on Saturday, January 14th from 6-8PM at My Gypsy Soul on 260 McEvoy St., San José, CA.

For any questions, concerns, or accessibility needs, please contact Mar at mar@leadfilipino.org

Let’s kreate together.