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Tuesday Night Cafe - April 2, 2019 - Season Opener

  • Aratani Courtyard/Union Center for the Arts 120 Judge John Aiso Street Los Angeles, CA, 90012 United States (map)

Tuesday Night Project presents:
The 1st & 3rd Tuesday Night Cafe
21st Season Opener

Join Tuesday Night Cafe on April 2nd as we kick off our 21st season of art + community!

Now the longest currently running Asian American mic series in the country and one of the longest running free public art series in Los Angeles, Tuesday Night Cafe highlights new work in visual and performing arts from the Los Angeles and Asian American artistic community in Little Tokyo.

Hosted by: Johneric Concordia
Beats by: DJ Won

- Grace Chikui
- Jensen Reyes
- Enny Owl & Jenevieve
- Sri Panchalam
- A special collaboration featuring Stephanie Sajor/Eddy Gana of Sunday Jump, Arianna Basco of Palms Up Academy, and traci kato-kiriyama/Sean Miura of Tuesday Night Cafe

and The Open Mic

Open Mic sign-ups and lottery at 7pm
You must arrive before 7pm to sign up for the lottery
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
Max rate of the plaza parking is $10
$7 if parked after 4 pm.

Seating options:
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.

Bathroom Access:
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 availability:
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.

Other notes:
There is amplified sound.

Live broadcast begins at 7:30 PM at:

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