My father and I, for the first time, take to the same stage to do our art thanks to the Hmong Museum. The event is free and open to the public. Books will be for sale. At a time when we need to hear the voices of immigrants and refugees, we will speak, we will sing. Please come. Please share with your circles.

Hmong Museum’s third Hmong Chronicles event features award winning author, Kao Kalia Yang and her father a song poet, Bee Yang at the Arlington Hills Library in St. Paul on Thursday, February 9, 2017 from 6 – 8 pm. This intergenerational collaboration will take audience members on a journey through the life experiences of Hmong refugees through Bee Yang’s original kws txhiaj song poetry and interpreted by Kao Kalia Yang through her writing. Light appetizers will be provided followed by a book signing by Kao Kalia Yang. The audience will be given the opportunity to ask questions after the performance.

Please come join us on this evening to experience this amazing performance.

This program has been funded in part by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Minnesota State Arts Board, the Asian Pacific Endowment Fund, and donations from over 800 individuals and businesses in the community.

Hmong Museum is a 501 (c)3 nonprofit that envisions a thriving community with a heightened Hmong consciousness. The Hmong Museum exists to recognize and acknowledge the intersections of all things Hmong.

Hmong Museum Board Chair, Mai N. Vang,

Hmong Chronicles 3: A transfer of voices, across mediums

Hmong Chronicles 3: A transfer of voices, across mediums with Kao Kalia Yang and Bee Yang (the Song Poet and her father) on February 9, next Thursday at the Arlington Hill Community Center! Join us for this unforgettable event! Learn more here:

Posted by Hmong Museum on Monday, January 30, 2017

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