Thursday, June 09, 2005

Plug for Tony in J-town tonight!

Tony's going to be reading some poetry and other fun stuff at a FREE community celebration tonight, June 9th at Centenary Church. Me & Maiya will be there for Part II (see below) and would love to see you there!

Part I -- puppet show 7:30pm
Part II -- Free community celebration 8:45pm

Part I -- Thursday, June 9th, 7:30 pm

It's World War II, and in camp everyone is treated as if they were the same, Tsuki, a young girl from Los Angeles, decides to prove she is not "an ant," but an individual. The Pink Dress Community Show @ Japanese American National Museum, 369 East First Street LA 90012 [To call for directions (213) 625-0414]

Based on an actual episode from the Maruyama family's history in a Colorado Japanese American Internment camp.
A puppet theater production. Presented by Triumvirate Pi Theatre in Association with the Japanese American National Museum. The 45-minute show is suitable for families with children in grades three and up. Made possible by the generous support of the Minnesota Arts Council and the City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department.

Fees are $4 for children and special community members, please contact; AT THE DOOR AND THROUGH JANM TICKETS ARE $8.

Part II -- Puppet Power! A community celebration

@ Centenary United Methodist Church
300 S. Central Avenue, LA, 90013
(cross street 3rd and central)

TONY OSUMI, muralist and writer
SKIM, MC, Korean Drummer & poet
JADE, spoken word artist

And More...

Speaking -
Rev. Mark Nakagawa of the Centenary United Methodist Church
Maggie Vascassenno of the International Action Center

Celebrating the self-determination and
courage of youth during times
of adversity and oppression

Producing Organization TRI -PI Theatre For More
Information -- email

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