R117. Welcome to the Party: Asian American Open Mics in Southern California as Sites of Resistance
Thursday, March 31, 2016
9:00 am to 10:15 am
Janice Lobo Sapigao is a poet, writer, and educator. Her first book, Microchips for Millions, is forthcoming from PAWA, Inc. She cofounded an open mic in Los Angeles called Sunday Jump. She teaches at Skyline College and San Jose City College. Visit her website: janicewrites.com
Eddy M. Gana Jr. is a spoken word artist and emcee based in Los Angeles. He is cofounder and resident host of Sunday Jump in Historic Filipinotown, and a member of spoken word duo, Steady. He is literary arts curator of 23rd FPAC. He facilitated workshops at youth conferences, and he was featured at Tuesday Night Café and more.
Sean Miura is a writer, performer, and community organizer. He is the producer and lead curator of Little Tokyo's Tuesday Night Café, the nation’s oldest Asian American open mic/art series.