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The Story Behind the Story – A Meet & Greet with Thi Bui

Date
May 03, 2022 @ 10:30 AM
Time
May 03, 2022 @ 10:30 AM - May 03, 2022 @ 11:30 AM
Cost
Free
Organizer’s Site
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QdoqMO4H_VA
DCA’s Lincoln Heights Youth Arts Center invites you to “The Story Behind the Story – A Meet & Greet with Thi Bui.” Join us for this free virtual event with the widely celebrated graphic novelist and author of this year’s NEA Big Read selection, “The Best We Could Do,” on Tuesday, May 3 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

We’ll be streaming live on our YouTube channel and Facebook page. Make sure not to miss out on this special event! ⁣

Thi Bui is a Vietnamese American cartoonist and author of the critically acclaimed illustrated memoir, The Best We Could Do, which was selected as a National Book Critics Circle finalist, a Common Book for UCLA, and an American Book Award, and was an Eisner Award finalist. She is currently researching and drawing a work of graphic nonfiction about immigrant detention and deportation, to be published by One World, Random House.⁣

The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest. This event is co-presented by Lincoln Heights Youth Arts Center and DCA in partnership with Sony Pictures, the Los Angeles Public Library and Libros Schmibros.

Location

Lincoln Heights Youth Art Center (online)
2911 Altura st.
Los Angeles, CA 90031 United States
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Phone:
(323) 224-0928
Website:
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Organizer

Lincoln Heights Youth Arts Center
Phone:
323-224-0928
Email:
dca.lhyac@lacity.org
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