Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project with Andrew Lam

Friday Aug 10 2012   7:00 PM
Awaken Cafe  1429 Broadway, Oakland, CA  map

Friday, August 10 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Andrew Lam, author of East Eats West and Perfume Dreams, will read as part of KALW’s new community storytelling project, Hear Here: A Pop-Up Radio Project.

  • APPETIZER: Professional storyteller and radio producer hamming it up on stage
  • MAIN COURSE: Grilled cheese cookoff, judged by select audience members
  • DESSERT: A multi-course story slam: food memories, disasters, insights, & more.

Free and open to the public; for more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/446864365334543/ or http://hearhere.kalw.org/events/.

Andrew LamAndrew Lam is an editor and cofounder of New America Media, an association of over two thousand ethnic media outlets in America. His essays have appeared in dozens of newspapers and magazines across the country, and his short stories are anthologized widely. Followed by a film crew back to his homeland, Vietnam, he was featured in the documentary My Journey Home, which aired nationwide on PBS in 2004. His book Perfume Dreams: Reflections on the Vietnamese Diaspora won a PEN American Beyond Margins award in 2006. Lam currently lives in San Francisco.

Photo courtesy of Andrew Lam