Tou SaiKo Lee – Journeys in the Hmong Diaspora
October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The East Side Freedom Library invites you to a special evening with St. Paul poet, Hip Hop artist, writer, and storyteller
TOU SAIKO LEE
JOURNEYS IN THE HMONG DIASPORA
Monday, October 22, 7PM
Tou SaiKo Lee is one of the Twin Cities’ most appreciated storytellers. This evening, he will tell us about his recent travels in the Hmong diaspora. Supported by a Bush Fellowship, he traveled in Australia, Vietnam, China, and Thailand, visiting villages, orphanages, and urbanized communities.He will share with us how these experiences have given inspiration to his ongoing creative work, including My Grandma Can Freestyle, his memoir about his epic intergenerational collaboration with his grandmother, and Ntiaj Teb Koom Tes (Unified Worldwide), his Hmong language Hip Hop album. Tou SaiK will also share with us his photos and videos of the beautiful scenery and people he encountered.
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East Side Freedom Library, 1105 Greenbrier St.
Free and open to all
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