For all my folks down at Stanford, close by, or who just want to make the trip - you'll definitely want to make sure to keep your calendar open on Sunday because the Asian American Student Union will be hosting a cool event called "Asian Images" with performances and a panel discussion with spoken word artist Alvin Lau and musicians Magnetic North.
The event will be on this Sunday, May 10th at 8pm in the Oak West Room, on the second floor of Tresidder Union on Stanford University campus. The address is 459 LAGUNITA DR, STANFORD, CA 94305. There is free parking in the large lot in front of the complex. The event is completely free of charge and open to everyone. For more information or directions, please feel free to contact Nguyen Pham (ntpham [at] [stanford.edu) or Kelly Nguyen (knguyen3 [at] stanford.edu).
Here's a link to the Facebook group event: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=103739125238&ref=nf and here's the description from the group:
INTERESTED IN HIP HOP?Cool.
FANS OF ALVIN LAU?
WANT TO LISTEN TO AMAZING PERFORMANCES?
WANT TO BE INSPIRED BY STEREOTYPE-DEFYING API ARTISTS?
THEN COME TO ASIAN IMAGES AND MEET PEOPLE WHO PURSUED THEIR PASSION IN THE MEDIA AND SUCCEEDED.
Asian Images is an event that showcases alternative careers in the media as well as the different types of media available. This year, we are focusing on spoken word and hip-hop by inviting Alvin Lau and Magnetic North to perform their works and discuss their experience in their particular industry. Come listen to their pieces and personally ask them any questions you like. This is a chance to really get to know them outside of a performance setting.
FREE EVENT AND FREE MOCHI ICE CREAM!