LA PLEBE, SHAILJA PATEL, Matt Gonzalez at 111 Minna: SF People's Organization Kick Off
Date & Time: 2005-06-03 6:00 PM
Location: 111 Minna
San Francisco People's Organization Convention Kick Off Party
Friday, June 3
111 Minna Gallery
$5-10 sliding scale, no one will be turned away for lack of funds.
Hosted by Matt Gonzalez.
Speakers: Ross Mirkarimi and Chris Daly
LA PLEBE, San Francisco Mission-based Chicano Ska/Punk band
SHAILJA PATEL, Kenyan Indian Slam Poet Champion
More Artist Information:
La Plebe hails from the Mission District of San Francisco rocking bars and performance venues on the West Coast and Mexico with their mixture of punk, ska and rock.
Shailja Patel has appeared at the Lincoln Center, New York and venues across the US and UK. Winner of national and Bay Area slam championships, and keynote speaker for conferences at Yale and Brown
Universities, Shailja was Featured Literary Artist for APAture 2004, the nation's largest showcase of emerging young Asian Pacific artists.
"the new discovery?''. the poet with an edge?''infectious and endearing?''.addictive?''."
"A packed Starr auditorium gave a standing ovation to slam poet Shailja Patel..."
Brown University Daily Herald
Added by minjungkim on May 25, 2005