BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.868@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20060309T000000Z DTEND:20060309T000000Z DESCRIPTION:Stanford University presents The Geisha Next Door: A one-woman Asian American comedy\, written and performed by Miki Yamashita.\n\nDate & Time: Thursday\, March 9\, 2006. 7:00 PM.\n \nLocation: Roble Parlor Roo m\, Robel Hall\, Stanford University\n\nAdmission: FREE\n\n**Open to the p ublic. Conversation with artist to follow performance. \n\n\n<ul>"Miki Yam ashita has a beautiful voice and effortless delivery…"\n<em>---The New Y ork Times</em>\n\n"In ‘The Geisha Next Door\,’ Miki Yamashita has conj ured up the rarest of one-woman shows:\nwhen it’s over\, you actually wa nt more of her."\n<em>--- John Markus\, Emmy Award-winning producer\, The Cosby Show\, The Larry Sanders Show</em>\n\n" ‘The Geisha Next Door’ i s very funny\, smart\, brave\, and unexpectedly moving. Like its author an d star\, it’s a wonderful gift in a small package."\n<em>--- Mark O’Do nnell\, Tony Award-winning co-author\, Hairspray</em>\n\n"If a geisha were ever to move next door to me\, I would definitely want her to be Miki Yam ashita!"\n<em>--- Jeff Stilson\, Emmy Award-winning head writer\, The Chri s Rock Show</em>\n\n"Miki Yamashita is the answer to the question ‘What if Jon Stewart were trapped in the body of\nZiyi Zhang?’"\n<em>--- Steve O’Donnell\, four-time Emmy Award-winning writer\, Seinfeld\,\nand head writer\, The Late Show with David Letterman</em>\n</ul>\n\nSponsored by: A sian American Studies Program\, Asian American Actvities Center\, Departme nt of Drama\, Nikkei Legacy Project of the Japanese American National Muse um and Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity. <a>Stanford University\, Asian American Studies program</a>\, is an affiliate of the Discover Nikk ei web site. \n SUMMARY:The Geisha Next Door by MIKI YAMASHITA at Stanford University\, Mar ch 9 from 7 pm URL:/en/events/2006/03/09/the-geisha-next-door-by-miki-yamashita-at-stanfor d/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR