The webisode Premiere Party for Panda II: Rise of a Gay Asian Bear is set for Sat., May 10 in Chicago, at Downtown Bar, 440 N. State at 7 p.m. $5 donation to School Street Arts Movement, an AIDS-awareness charity. Cash bar. In this sequel to "Panda I: Tale of a Gay Asian Bear," (2013), the main character, Tim, is still trying to get over a hard break-up. As he bumps from dates to a threesome to a general dating slump, he soon spirals into an underground world of drugs, leather and the darker side of the bear scene. Will he rebound?
The premiere party for "Panda: Tale of a Gay Asian Bear" is set for Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 8 p.m. at @mosphere, 5355 N. Clark Street in Chicago. “Panda” follows Tim, a broader set, gay, Asian man who's realizing his current relationship is ending. In the face of that, he steps into the world of gay bears, hoping that with a little liquid courage to find a new love—or at least a distraction. In this panda’s world, truths surface about the meaning of attraction and what the gay mainstream in America deems beautiful.