One Book, One San Diego Virtual Kick-Off with George Takei Tues., 9/22

Claud Mccoid

A person E-book, A person San Diego Virtual Kick-Off with George Takei

Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Time: 7:00 to 8:00 pm

Locale: On the net Webinar

Value: Cost-free

Sign-up: Here


We are so thrilled to be a aspect of this year’s A person E-book, A person San Diego method. This year’s assortment for the Adult, Younger Adult, and Spanish-reader groups is “They Termed Us Enemy,” the graphic memoir of George Takei.


Takei, very best regarded for taking part in Lt. Hikaru Sulu on the tv exhibit “Star Trek,” has experienced a loaded performing vocation that spans forty five many years. In addition to performing, he is a social justice activist and developer and star of the award-winning Broadway musical “Allegiance,” which debuted at the Aged Globe Theater in San Diego in 2012.


“They Call Us Enemy” was co-composed with Justin Eisinger and Steven Scott and illustrated by artist Harmony Becker and recounts Takei’s haunting childhood in American concentration camps as one particular of one hundred twenty,000 Japanese Us citizens imprisoned by the U.S. government through Earth War II. The e-book asks the thoughts “What does it signify to be American? Who will get to make a decision? When the environment is towards you, what can one particular individual do?”


The method will also characteristic a functionality by Genbu Daiko from our companions at the Japanese Friendship Garden Society of San Diego and an job interview with Mr. George Takei and KPBS Arts and Lifestyle reporter, Beth Accomando. THIS IS A Virtual Occasion, free to the public. So, Sign-up NOW! Hyperlinks will be presented in your confirmation e-mail. No other registration is necessary.


This celebration is just one particular of quite a few A person E-book, A person San Diego programs. For a lot more details about the programs, go to the A person E-book, A person San Diego web page for a lot more details. A person E-book, A person San Diego is our region’s premier literary method, introduced in partnership concerning KPBS and more than 80 public libraries, provider corporations and educational establishments. Now in its 14th 12 months, the goal is to provide our neighborhood closer collectively via the shared knowledge of reading through and discussing the similar e-book. We will be acquiring copies of “They Call Us Enemy,” in English and Spanish, and after we insert them to the catalog, they will be obtainable for test-out, so… remain tuned.


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