“Cultural Collisions” – a benefit performance for Multiracial Americans of Southern California (MASC)
Joe Hernandez-Kolski, two time HBO Def Poet, is performing his one-man show at the Bootleg Theater (2220 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90057) as a benefit for MASC. The show is about the realities of being mixed race, and how American society is rapidly changing, and he does so with laughs on the way to truth.
If you live in Southern California, make sure to represent and show your support on December 7, 2013 – 7:30pm
Aaron is another performer that we got to meet at the 2012 Mixed Roots Film & Literary Festival. His spoken word piece left the audience mesmerized. We are certain that this collection of poetry will have the same powerful impact on you.
From the Amazon website: Aaron Samuels, raised in Providence, Rhode Island by a Jewish mother and a Black father, is a Cave Canem Fellow and a nationally acclaimed performer. In this ground-breaking collection of poems, Samuels examines the beauty and contradictions of his own mixed identity with gut-wrenching narratives, humor, and passionate verve.
Here’s the Amazon link to purchase the book: http://www.amazon.com/Yarmulkes-Fitted-Caps-Aaron-Samuels/dp/1938912381
Author and storyteller CP Chang speaks about the challenges of interracial relationships and the challenges of telling those stories. CP is with the Chicago storytelling collective,2nd Story, and a contributor to the anthology, “Briefly Knocked Unconscious By A Low Flying Duck”. Interviewed and produced by Andrew Yeh.