The Power of Words with Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai
Wednesday, March 27, 2013 - 7:00pm
The Power of Words with Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai, will be coming to perform at WSU Vancouver.
Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai is an award-winning, spoken-word poet, playwright and filmmaker whose work has been featured at more than 500 venues worldwide including the White House, the Apollo Theater, the Kennedy Center and three seasons of HBO Def Poetry. Throughout her evolution as a writer, performer, filmmaker and multidisciplinary theater artist, Kelly strives to broaden the impact and reach of spoken-word poetry in its efforts to transform political realities, revolutionize arts and entertainment, and empower audiences across the globe. Kelly has shared stages with Mos Def, KRS-One, Sonia Sanchez, Erykah Badu, Jill Scott, Talib Kweli, DMX, Michael Eric Dyson, Wyclef Jean, Tracy Morgan, Amiri Baraka, Harry Belafonte, Tyra Banks, Drake and many more.
Join Poet Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai as she takes us through a lyrical journey across America where race, class, culture, sexuality and gender aren't neatly defined, where times of war coexist within times of peace and where poetry still survives and thrives.
Seating is limited. If you plan on attending this event you must RSVP online.
If you have reserved seats for this event, please be seated by 7 p.m. Doors will open to guests without reservations to fill any remaining seats promptly at 7 p.m.
Parking and directions:
Free Parking will be available in Orange Lot 1 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Click here for directions and campus map.
If you are a person with a disability and need accommodations for this event, please list in your RSVP submission or contact the event coordinator, Bola Majekobaje 360-546-9568 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dengerink Administration Building, Room 110
Who can participate:
Contact for more information:
WSU Vancouver Student Diversity
About WSU Vancouver:
WSU Vancouver is a premier, non-residential research university located in Vancouver, WA that offers 20 bachelor’s degrees, nine master’s degrees, two doctorate degrees and more than 37 fields of study.