Wednesday, April 27, 2011

"D'FaQTo Life": D'Lo Performs May 4th

May is Asian-American Heritage Month and in order to celebrate the diversity of the Asian-American community, OMSA, Panasia, the Office of LGBTQ Affairs, and the Center for Gender Studies are proud to cosponsor an engaging performance by D'Lo, a queer Tamil Sri "L.A.nkan"-American, political theater artist/writer, director, comedian and music producer. D'Lo combines politics, comedy, and spoken word in a lively performance with commentaries on their experience as an Asian-American.

D’Lo has performed and/or facilitated performance and writing workshops extensively (US, Canada, UK, Germany, Sri Lanka and India), having recently held workshops in LA with SATRANG and as a teaching artist with Teada Productions Theater Company. D’Lo’s work has been published in various anthologies and academic journals and holds a BA from UCLA in Ethnomusicology and is a graduate of New York’s School of Audio Engineering (SAE).

Here is a clip of a spoken word performance that D'Lo did for MTV Desi:

We hope you can join us in kicking off the Asian American Heritage Celebration! The D'Lo performance will be on May 4th at 6:00pm at 5710 Community Lounge. Hope to see you there!