BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.4590@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20140406T000000Z DTEND:20140406T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<em>Anime Wong: Fictions of Performances</em>\, written by Kare n Tei Yamashita and edited by Stephen Hong Sohn\, is a collection of perfo rmance texts dating back as early as 1990s to 2013. Yamashita\, known for her numerous highly acclaimed novels including&nbsp\;<em>Tropic of Orange\ , Brazil-Maru</em>\, and&nbsp\;<em>I Hotel</em>\, traces her creative root s in theater.&nbsp\;\n\nThis book gathers her artistic\, humorous\, and in sightful stage materials that tackle identity\, gender\, and techno-orient alism\, where Anna May Wong is transformed to Anime Wong\, superstar of Cy berAsia.&nbsp\;\n\nKaren Tei Yamashita will read and perform excerpts from her book.\n\nFor more up-to-date information about this event\, please vi st the Japanese American National Museums' events page here: <a href="http ://www.janm.org/events/2014/04/#06" target="_blank">http://www.janm.org/ev ents/2014/04/#06</a>\n\n* * * * *\n\nAll programs are free for Museum memb ers and free with&nbsp\;<a href="http://www.janm.org/visit/" target="_blan k">admission</a>&nbsp\;for non-members\, unless otherwise noted.&nbsp\;<em >Events are subject to change.</em>\n\nAdvanced reservations are recommend ed for most programs as seating/space may be limited. Some programs may ha ve separate reservation contacts. Please check program description.&nbsp\; <strong>When making a reservation\, email&nbsp\;<a href="mailto:rsvp@janm. org">rsvp@janm.org</a>&nbsp\;or call 213.625.0414 at least 48 hours prior to the event.</strong>&nbsp\;Include the name\, date\, and time of the pro gram\, as well as your name and the total in your party.\n\n<em>* * * * *< /em> SUMMARY:Anime Wong: Fictions of Performances by Karen Tei Yamashita URL:/en/events/2014/04/06/anime-wong-fictions-of-performances-by-karen-tei/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR