Monthly Archives: August 2018
Governor Mark Dayton of Minnesota issued a proclamation of August as Lao-American Artists Heritage Month, recognizing the diverse journeys of Lao artists in diaspora, particularly those from his state. The month has been celebrated since 2012 by the Lao Minnesotan … Continue reading
Saymoukda Duangphouxay Vongsay recently released the cover for her first children’s book, an adaptation of her award-winning poem “When Everything Was Everything.” It will be released this October from full circle press and illustrated by Cori Nakamura Lin.
It’s been a good year for Minnesota-based theater artist Kaysone Syonesa, who recently completed a number of productions including Pangea World Theater’s ground-breaking Isla Tuliro, Loom Labs’ The Middle Keeps Moving, and the recent debut of the SEAD Project’s River of Memories. Syonesa … Continue reading
It was recently announced by the League of Minnesota Poets that Lao American poet Bryan Thao Worra, the president of the Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association, will be the keynote speaker for their annual Fall conference, which will be … Continue reading