Schedule

Poetry in the Hammer Theatre Lobby starting at 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM: 
Dance by Korean Student Club on the Patio in front of the Hammer Theater
Taiko drum and flute invocation by P.J. and Roy Hirabayashi
Introduction by San Jose State University President Mary Papazian at 5 PM
Poetry readings by San Jose State University students, faculty, staff, and alumni

Main Stage inside the Hammer Theater at 7 PM to 9 PM: 
Musical Performance by P.J. and Roy Hirabayashi
Arlene Biala, Santa Clara County Poet Laureate, with Jimmy Biala and Billy Biala
Asha Sudra Finkel, Lorenz Dumuk, and Quynh-Mai Nguyen
Gary Singh, Steinbeck Fellow and Metro Columnist
Barbara Jane Reyes
Musical Performance by Jon Jang, and Francis Wong
Genny Lim with Jon Jang and Francis Wong
Al Young, California Poet Laureate, Emeritus
Maxine Hong Kingston