From the FB page on the event:
#BeLaod near and far.
Little Laos on the Prairie (LLOTP) invites you to join us for “Refuge of the InvisibLao: A Visual Essay”, a storytelling art and photography exhibit. The exhibit will feature the work of acclaimed neo-expressionist Chicago-based artist Chanthala Kommanivanh and past and present portraits of Lao American journeys that were collected by LLOTP Founding Editor, Chanida Phaengdara Potter, as well as other special guests. The event welcomes community members, public officials, advocates, scholars, and those interested in immigrant stories from Laos and Southeast Asia.
Join us in celebrating and honoring 40 years of Lao journeys. Appetizers and drinks will be served. Originals and prints of artwork will be available for sale. All proceeds goes to The Lao Diaspora Project and our collaborators to continue our work.
WHEN: Opening storytelling reception on Saturday, January 10, 2015 from 5:00pm-8:00pm. Exhibition runs January 10-24, 2015 with gallery hours from 1:00pm-7:00pm daily
WHERE: Vine Arts Center on 2637 27th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55406 (2nd level of Ivy Arts Building in Seward neighborhood). From I-94 heading East: Take I-94 East, exit Hiawatha Ave/55 E, left on E 26th St, right on 27th Ave S. Ivy Building for the Arts on left side. Park on street or in back. From I-94 heading West: Take I-94 West, exit Riverside Ave (235A toward 25th Ave), left on 25th Ave S, left on E 26th St, right on 27th Ave S. Ivy Building for the Arts on left side. Park on street or in back.
CONTACT: Chanida Phaengdara Potter
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 612-460-5559 (office)
Learn more about the project here: littlelaosontheprairie.org/laodiasporaproject
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