Asian Arts Initiative presents MY EYE SITS AT YOUR HEART: Seeking Truth and Claiming Identity, an edition of the Family Style Open Mic Series on Friday, June 18, 7:30 p.m. The event will be held at Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine Street in Philadelphia. There's a $5-10 sliding scale admission.
Hosted by YELLOW RAGE (Michelle Myers and Catzie Vilayphonh), the popular monthly Asian American open mic series FAMILY STYLE welcomes extended “family” from all communities and cultures. June’s open mic features spoken word poet jenny c. lares and the theme “Seeking Truth and Claiming Identity”!
jenny c. lares is a poet and host based in Washington, DC. She is the Founding Co-Director of Sulu DC, an underground network and home for Asian American and/or Pacific Islander focused spoken word and multidisciplinary artists in the Washington, DC area. She is also one of the hosts of a weekly open mic at Busboys and Poets along Washington, DC’s U Street Corridor. She is currently working on her website, but for now, you can visit and read her blog: www.jennylares.wordpress.com