Location: Sanctuary on Michigan (1400 S Michigan, 60605)
No-No Boy creates an immersive experience which shines a light on diverse but interconnected histories: WWII Japanese Incarceration, southeast Asian refugees, and kids in middle-America making sense of hyphenated identities.
Inspired by his doctoral research at Brown University, as well as his experiences growing up as the son of a Vietnamese refugee in Tennessee, singer/songwriter Julian Saporiti’s original songs are performed against a backdrop of projections displaying archival photographs and films.
Saporiti is joined on stage by singer Erin Aoyama, a fellow Brown PhD student whose grandmother was incarcerated in a Japanese-American concentration camp. Sanctuary on Michigan 1400 S Michigan Ave In collaboration with Chicago’s Ho Etsu Taiko, Julian and Erin will also perform a brand new LIVE SCORE of Full Spectrum Features’ narrative short, The Orange Story.
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