Lament in the Night Book Launch by Kaya Press @ the Far Bar
Saturday, February 23 | 3:00 – 5:00pm
347 1st Street
Los Angeles 90012
Take a journey into the hidden history of 1920s Little Tokyo, with this day of celebrating the Kaya Press release of LAMENT IN THE NIGHT, originally written in 1925 by writer Shōson Nagahara and translated into English for the first time by Andrew Leong.
Actors Tamlyn Tomita and Gedde Watanabe will read excerpts from the book, followed by a discussion and Q&A with LA Times Book Critic David Ulin and translator Andrew Leong.
ADMISSION FOR THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Reception with FREE FOOD and music by THE SADHUS OF BASS (http://www.astralaudio.com/sadubas/) to follow immediately around the corner at FAR BAR (347 E. 1st Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012): 3:15 p.m. – 5 p.m.
This event is co-hosted by KAYA PRESS (www.kaya.com), the HUNTINGTON-USC INSTITUTE ON CALIFORNIA AND THE WEST (http://dornsife.usc.edu/icw), and the USC MASTER OF PROFESSIONAL WRITING PROGRAM (http://dornsife.usc.edu/mpw).