Tuesday Night Project presents:
The 1st & 3rd Tuesday Night Cafe
LGBTQ Org Highlight!
Join us as we spend a night hanging out with organizations and artists who work out the AAPI LGBTQ+ community at our annual LGBTQ Organization Highlight Show.
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: Audrey Kuo
Beats by: AkikoLUV
- Jamelle Avei
- Genevieve Erin O'Brien
- Surface Envy
- Alicia Virani
- TinTin V.
- The Open Mic
And a number of to-be-announced organizations doing work in the Asian American LGBTQ community!
Open Mic sign-ups and lottery at 7 pm
(You must arrive before 7pm to sign up)
Three 5-min open mic slots are available
Open Mic Lottery Guidelines can be found at:
Transport and Accessibility:
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
Max rate of the plaza parking is $10
$7 if parked after 4 pm.
There are a limited number of chairs in the center of the courtyard. There are also benches in the Jist Cafe outdoor seating area. There are rails near the side benches. Wheelchair users can be accommodated to be placed near the front. People with mobility issues are not in any obligation to stand.
There are two gender-neutral bathrooms located inside the theater on the first floor. It can be accessed both by the stairs upstage and the ramp on the house left of the courtyard. Both the ramp and stairs have rails.
Food is provided for featured artists, organizations, partners, as well as staff and 5pm setup volunteers. Food and restaurant venues are located throughout the Little Tokyo neighborhood, with the closest on 1st street, between Judge John Aiso St/San Pedro St and Central Ave.
There is amplified sound.
Live broadcast begins at 7:30 PM at: