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Join us for a community conversation with two visiting cast members from Miss Saigon as they recount their family experiences as children of Vietnamese refugees and immigrants. Their captivating personal narratives will offer insight into the world and point in history when Miss Saigon takes place. This event is free and open to the public.
In a discussion led by Dr. Chia Youyee Vang to learn more about soldiers’ perspectives of the Vietnam War. As author of “Fly Until You Die”, an oral history of the Hmong pilots in the Vietnam War, Dr. Vang will discuss the multiple perspectives she has heard through her research and talk with diverse local veterans about their similar and different experiences from this point in history, represented throughout the production of Miss Saigon. This event is free and open to the public.
This event is on Feb. 19, 2020.
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.: "Fly Until You Die" book presentation
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.: panel discussion with veterans
Led by a panel of community members, this discussion is about the Asian community, their struggles, successes and challenging stereotypes throughout Northeast Wisconsin and beyond. Inspired by Miss Saigon, join moderator Dr. Pam Her for a thoughtful examination comparing and contrasting personal experiences to the show’s themes. This event is free and open to the public.
This event is at 10 a.m. on Feb. 22, 2020.