Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai is a Chicago-born, Brooklyn-based Chinese Taiwanese American spoken word artist who fights for cultural pride and survival through how she spits and how she lives. As a teenager, Kelly developed a passion for spoken word at the birthplace of the international poetry slam movement, the Uptown Poetry Slam in Chicago. She also appeared as a series regular on PBS’ “Sneak Previews” and wrote weekly for the Chicago Tribune as a teen movie critic. Visit www.yellowgurl.com for more information.
Thursday, February 4, 2010
Wake Forest University
Polo Hall Lounge
8:00 PM-9:00 PM Open Mic
9:00 PM-9:30 PM Feature
Q & A Afterwards
Sponsored by Can-I-Poet & Office of Multicultural Affairs.
Monday, March 1, 2010
Tishman Commons in Campus Center
106 Central Street
Sponsored by Multicultural Programs and Services. More details to come!
Saturday, March 6, 2010
University of Pennsylvania
East Coast Asian American Student Union (ECAASU) Conference 2010, the largest conference of its kind is coming to Philly! For more details, http://www.ecaasu2010.org.
Friday, March 26, 2010-Saturday, April 3, 2010
Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine St.
Mini-solo performance festival and world premiere ensemble performance piece facilitated by Dan Kwong. Featuring Makoto, Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai, Kristina Wong, Anu Yadav, and more! Supported in part by the National Performance Network. For more details, visit their website.