Tuesday, October 18, 2011

FAMILY STYLE!!! FRI, October 21 @ AAI, 7:30pm

Family Style Open Mic
3rd Fridays of the month
Pre-show reception/doors open at 6:45 p.m.
Open mic begins at 7:30 p.m.
$5-10 sliding scale admission

  • October 21 featuring Ed Bok Lee (pictured above)  ED BOK LEE was raised in South Korea, North Dakota and Minnesota. A former bartender, phys ed instructor, journalist, and translator, he studied in the U.S., South Korea, Kazakhstan, and Russia, earning an MFA from Brown University. Lee has shared his work in journals, anthologies, on public radio and MTV, and teaches part-time at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul. Lee’s first book, Real Karaoke People, was the winner of an Asian American Literary Award (Members’ Choice) and a PEN Open Book Award.

    Click to go to Ed Bok Lee's official website
Hosted by spoken word duo Yellow Rage, our popular open mic series invites the sharing of stories, song, dance, poetry among Asian Americans and extended “family” from all communities and cultures. This season we’re adding a house DJ to the mix and providing free food and drink during a pre-show reception! Want to take the stage? Sign up for a 5-minute open mic spot here!