Philly, don't miss out on this one. On Friday, March 22, Michelle Myers (half of the fantastic spoken-word duo Yellow Rage) debuts her latest poetry collection, The She Book, at the Asian Arts Initiative. The She Book was written "to celebrate the strength and beauty of women, especially in their most vulnerable moments." Here's more info about the evening:
Friday, March 22You can see the reading for free if you buy a copy of the book. Proceeds will go toward anti-trafficking efforts and community-building in Haiti and Cambodia. For more information, visit the Asian Arts Initiative website.
The She Book Reading by Michelle Myers
7:30 p.m., $10 General Admission ($8 for students)
FREE admission for anyone who brings a copy of The She Book to the door. Copies of The She Book will be available for purchase for $15 each; purchase of the book includes admission to the show.
The reading takes place at Asian Arts Initiative, 1219 Vine St., Philadelphia, PA 19107. In addition to this event, Asian Arts Initiative hosts exhibitions and ongoing youth workshops. Gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday, 12-6 p.m., and by special appointment. Admission to the gallery is free. For more information, call 215-557-4055 or visit www.asianartsinitiative.org.