Friends & Neighbors: Weekend Roundup (Jan 21-27, 2010)

Lots of readings going on this week.  Of note: Patrick Rosal at Cornell College; Monica Ferrell and SULU series in support of Haiti (respectively) at Bowery in NYC, Lawson Inada in Oregon, performace poetry workshop at Stanford University’s Listen to the Silence Conference.  Also worth checking out: KSW/Kaya’s SF Thomassons Performance Tour.

Ashland, Oregon

Lawson Inada at William Stafford Celebration [reading his own works and Stafford’s]
January 21 | 7 PM
Southern Oregon University
Hannon Library, Meese Meeting Room #305
1250 Siskiyou Blvd
*Updated 1/21; thanks to Jim Beaver for the information!*

Los Angeles

Giant Robot Bienniale 2: 15 Years
Closing reception: January 21 | 5-9 p.m.
Japanese American National Museum
369 East First Street

Excerpts from Libby Emmons’ “The Girls from Afar” [Staged Reading]
presented by East West Players / Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking
January 21 | 7:30 pm
Tateuchi Democracy Forum in the
National Center for the Preservation of Democracy
111 N. Central Avenue
RSVP on Facebook, or call 213-625-7000

Mount Vernon, Iowa

Patrick Rosal at Cornell College
January 20 | 7:30 PM
Shaw Conference Room
Cornell College Commons
FREE and open to the public

New York City

Monica Ferrell and others at Bowery
Presented by Four Way Books
January 24 | 2 pm
Bowery Poetry Club
308 Bowery (btwn. Houston and Bleeker)
Admission: $5

SULU Series feat. Kitchen Cabinet, Sahra Nguyen, Maya Hatch, Cynthia Lin, Sheng Wang
Partial proceeds to Haiti
January 24 | 8 pm
Bowery Poetry Club
308 Bowery (btwn. Houston and Bleeker)
Admission: $8 General | $5 Student

The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle [Multimedia Theatre Production of Haruki Murakami’s novel]
[Through January 30] | Wed-Sat @ 8 pm, Sun @ 2 pm
Ohio Theatre
66 Wooster St.
Tickets: $18

San Francisco Bay Area

KSW/Kaya’s SF Thomassons Performance Tour
January 23 | 12 noon to 2 pm
Tour begins at 953 Mission St. @ 5th St (Mint Mall, lower level)
Tickets:  $10 in advance, $12 at the bus.

Shahid Buttar Workshop: “Breaking the Silence with Performance Poetry”
@ Listen to the Silence (Stanford AASA’s 4th Annual Asian American Issues Conference)
January 23 | 2 to 3:15 pm
Stanford University School of Education / Cubberly Auditorium
485 Lasuen Mall, Stanford, CA
Register online here.

Beautiful as Yesterday: a Novel (book talk and signing by Fan Wu)
January 23 | 2-4 pm
San Francisco Public Library – Main Library (Latino/Hispanic A)
100 Larkin St. (at Grove)

3 thoughts on “Friends & Neighbors: Weekend Roundup (Jan 21-27, 2010)

  1. Jim: Thank you so much for the update! I have changed our listing above to reflect the correct information.

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