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Tuesday Night Cafe - April 5, 2016 - Season Opener!

  • National Center for the Preservation of Democracy 111 North Central Avenue Los Angeles, CA, 90012 United States (map)

Tuesday Night Project presents:

The 1st & 3rd Tuesday Night Cafe

Join us as we kick off our 18th season (yes, that's 18 years)!

National Center for the Preservation of Democracy
111 N Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Now the longest currently running Asian American mic series in the country, TNC highlights new work in visual and performance arts from the Los Angeles and Asian American artistic community in Los Angeles’ Little Tokyo. Join us for our 18th season at one of the longest running free public arts series' in downtown Los Angeles.

Named Best Los Angeles Open Mic in 2014 by USA Today's 10Best, LA Weekly's Best Free Downtown Performance Series Los Angeles 2013, and one of Ten Great L.A. Open Mic Nights for Music!

Hosted by: Johneric Concordia
Beats by: DJ WaxStyles

- Jenevieve Ting
- The Young Sun
- Dremagix
- Audrey Kuo
- Shin Kawasaki + Narinda Heng
- The Open Mic

Community Spotlight:
Sessions LA

Open Mic sign-ups and lottery at 7 pm
Three 5-min open mic slots are available

Open Mic Lottery Guidelines can be found at:

Transport and Accessibility:

Public Transit:

The venue is close to the train stops for Gold Line Metro, and bus stops for the DASH Downtown A, and Montebello Bus Line Route 40.


Available street parking is free after 8 pm.

Parking is also available at:

Aiso Street Parking Lot
1st and San Pedro/Judge John Aiso
$3 Flat Rate after 5pm (lot open until midnight)

Japanese Village Plaza Parking Lot
1st and Central Ave (right across from the venue)
Max rate of the plaza parking is $10
$7 if parked after 4 pm.


  • The Tateuchi Democracy Form offers comfortable, theatre-style seating arranged for maximum visibility. It has 198 seats. Wheelchair users can enter the forum through the floor entrances and view the show in the front row.
  • Stair rails are located in the middle of the stairways in the forum.
  • Restrooms are located both floor and upper levels of the National Center for the Preservation of Democracy.
  • The elevator may be used.

Live broadcast begins at 7:30 PM at:

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