Kevin Coval, Chicago slam poet
Monday, May 13, 7pm
presented in collaboration with Jewish Community Center of Silicon Valley
doors open 6:30pm, $5 donation, no one turned away for lack of funds
Kevin Coval, nationally acclaimed slam poet from Chicago, has toured extensively and appeared on national TV, including HBO’s Def Poetry Jam. Author of American Library Association Book-of-the-Year finalist Slingshots: A Hip-Hop Poetica. His latest book, Schtick, is a tale of Jewish assimilation and its discontents: a sweeping exposition on Jewish American culture in all its bawdy, contradictory, inventive glory.
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Well-RED with feature Henry Leung
Wednesday, May 15, 7pm
presented in collaboration with Poetry Center San José
doors open 6:30pm, $2 donation, no one turned away for lack of funds
Henry Leung will read from his new book Paradise Hunger. Open mic follows.
Pencils to Pixels: Art and Science for the Screen
Amazing experimental animation projects from 70 emerging artists from SJSU.