BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.3783@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20120703T000000Z DTEND:20120703T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Tuesday Night Project hosts 1st &amp\; 3rd Tuesday Night Caf&ea cute\;\, one of the longest running arts and performance series in downtow n LA\n\nThrough the 1st &amp\; 3rd Tuesday Night Caf&eacute\;\, Tuesday Ni ght Project's collective of artists\, educators\, community organizers\, e ntrepreneurs\, and students continue to create space and time with all wal ks of life - building bridges between themselves\, the project\, and peopl e all over\, with the firm belief that PEOPLE are each other's greatest we alth of resource.\n\nOn the face of it\, Tuesday Night Project (TNP) hosts a free open mic event called the 1st &amp\; 3rd Tuesday Night Cafe in Lit tle Tokyo\, Spring through Fall &ndash\; but since 1999 the people behind the project and the series have grown into an actual community fiercely de voted to creating venues where art and community connect. It is a communit y of artists\, organizers\, activists\, professionals\, independent busine ss owners\, educators and community members of different generations\, a m yriad of artistic disciplines and all walks of life.\n\nTuesday Night Proj ect maintains a passionate\, positive space with a focus on new work from Asian American/Pacific Islander communities and from the Greater Los Angel es area. TNP constantly introduces its audiences to new artists and organi zations and the amazing work they do all over the city. While TNP offers m odest stipends to some of its technical crew\, they have kept the series a live and free to the public with sheer passion and the practice and belief that PEOPLE are each other&rsquo\;s greatest resource.\n\nAs an all-volun teer effort\, TNP offers a space that goes well beyond a &ldquo\;showcase& rdquo\; and brings support that strengthens community and art. Expanding w ith every passing year\, Tuesday Night Cafe now streams their events live and has had viewers from all over the world including Chicago\, Seattle\, and San Francisco&hellip\;from Canada and the Philippines to Pakistan and Scotland.\n\nWith TN-On-Tour\, Tuesday Night Project is beginning to make its way to colleges. TN-TV has featured artists in live-feeds to Downtown L.A. from places as far as New York\, Toronto\, and Qingdao\, China. The s eries is now entering its 13th year as one of the longest-running free pub lic arts series in Downtown Los Angeles and is excited to continue to grow and provide a space for the intersection of Art + Community.\n\n<strong>F REE admission.</strong>&nbsp\;For more information\, please visit the Tues day Night Project website at&nbsp\;<a href="http://www.tuesdaynightproject .org/">http://www.tuesdaynightproject.org/</a>. SUMMARY:Tuesday Night Café URL:/en/events/2012/07/03/tuesday-night-cafe/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR