Books and Dvds
Ed Bok Lee + Soju$75
2012 American Book Award and 2012 Minnesota Book Award-winning book of poems and prose by Ed Bok Lee. This book contains the author's signature, with an original, hand-written one-printing-only poem on the title page penned by the author specifically for this Gala event. Paired with some 40% Andong, South Korean soju, because it just feels right.
Wing Young Huie+Wakeme$76
Local artist Wing Young Huie says, "Indeed, the most compelling photographs shed light on reality in much the way good fiction does," And compelling photographs these are, indeed. You might even see a familiar face or two. Included are: one book of photographs "Lake Street USA" (2000), and a single Black and White 8x10 "Lake Street" photograph; plus a gift certificate to Wakame Sushi + Asian Bistro.
This trio will inspire you with their honesty, artistry, and the exploration of this world we live in, the worlds they create, and the people who share them. Package includes: one signed book of poems SONG I SING by Bao Phi, one DVD of the documentary RESILIENCE directed by Tammy Chu, one book SONGS OF MY FAMILIES by Kelly Fern, and Korean Soju.
Signed Books + DVD$65
Let these artists take you on journies that will challenge you as much as they touch with their words and craft as you immerse yourself in the universes they inspect and question, while bringing light to the oft-ignored. Package includes signed copies of: RESILIENCE, a documentary by Tammy Chu, book of poems THE TRANSLATION OF HAN by Hye-Kyong Kim, book of poems SKIRT FULL OF BLACK by Sun Yung Shin, and SONGS OF MY FAMILIES by Kelly Fern. Plus one bottle of Korean Soju sponsored by the theatrical production A SEASON FOR VIVALDI.