Japanese American Community Events
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Janice Mirikitani, a former poet laureate of San Francisco, will be the featured literary artist at the Oakland Asian Cultural Center’s 2012 Lit Night. The theme of the evening is Crossing Borders: journeys between and within. Additional performers will include poet Bonnie Wai-Lee Kwong and singer/songwriter Wilson Wong. The doors to the event, which will be held at 388 9th St., #290, Oakland, Calif., will open at 5:30 p.m. Event is free to the public. Info: www.gostudiorama.com, (510) 637-0455, www.oacc.cc/programs/festivals-events/apa-heritage-month.html.