Poets to present reading at Frist, April 17
Posted April 16, 2004; 12:20 a.m.
Poets Michelle Myers and Catzie Vilayphonh, known as "Yellow Rage," will present a poetry reading at 10 p.m. Saturday, April 17, in the Frist Campus Center's Cafe Vivian.
The Philadelphia-based Asian American female spoken word poets made their first appearance together as "Black Hair, Brown Eyes, Yellow Rage" in December 2000 at the Russell Simmons' Def Poetry Slam in Philadelphia. Since then, they have performed at the 2001 HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colo.; the 2001 New York International Fringe Festival in the show "Asians Misbehavin'"; and the 2002 East Coast Asian Student Union Conference at Duke University.
The event is sponsored by the Frist Campus Center, Women's Center and Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Planning Committee . For more information, contact organizer Theri' Pickens .
Contact: Ruth Stevens (609) 258-3601