Event, Film, Lecture, Literary

The Hip-hop/Kung Fu/Afro-Asian Connection: A Panel Discussion

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From left: Nelson George, Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai, Barry Cole, and Konrad Ng. Click image for more photos.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

4 p.m.

Meyer Auditorium
Freer Gallery of Art
Jefferson Drive at 12th St SW
Washington, DC 20013

Closest Metro: Smithsonian
Free and open to the public.

Following the screening of Drunken Master at 2 p.m., join a panel of experts at 4 p.m. for a lively discussion about the long-running relationship between martial arts movies and rap music.


Barry Cole, member of Hop Fu (Hip-hop meets Kung Fu)
Nelson George, filmmaker and author of Hip Hop America
Konrad Ng, director of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program
Kelly Zen-Yie Tsai, Chinese Taiwanese American spoken word artist based in Brooklyn

This event is cosponsored with the Freer Gallery of Art. It is presented in conjunction with:

•  The exhibition RACE: Are We So Different? on view at the National Museum of Natural History through January 2, 2012.
•  Part of the series Let’s Talk About RACE – at the Smithsonian
•  Part of the series Sixteenth Annual Made in Hong Kong Film Festival
•  Part of the series The Hip-hop/Kung Fu Connection

Freer kung fu / hip hop event

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