BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.6668@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20221203T000000Z DTEND:20221203T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong><span style="color: #c21313\;">FREE</strong>\n\n<strong ><span style="color: #c21313\;"><a href="http://9644p.blackbaudhosting.com /9644p/tickets?tab=2&amp\;txobjid=7fa09d91-e7b0-45bb-b8b9-abebb74dbac4">RS VP NOW</a></strong>\n\nJoin author <strong>Katie Yamasaki</strong> as sh e reads from and discusses her newest picture book that celebrates the lif e of her grandfather\, the acclaimed Japanese American architect Minoru Ya masaki. She will also lead a short interactive art activity connected to t he story. This event is appropriate for kids of all ages.\n\n<em>ABOUT THE BOOK:</em>\nMinoru Yamasaki described the feeling he sought to create in his buildings as serenity\, surprise\, and delight. Here Katie Yamasaki ch arts his life and work: his childhood in Seattle’s Japanese immigrant co mmunity\, paying his way through college working in Alaska’s notorious s almon canneries\, his success in architectural school\, and the transforma tive structures he imagined and built. A Japanese American man who faced b rutal anti-Asian racism in post-World War II America and an outsider to th e architectural establishment\, he nonetheless left his mark on the world\ , from the American Midwest to New York City\, Asia\, and the Middle East. This striking picture book renders one artist’s work through the eyes o f another\, and tells a story of a man whose vision\, hard work\, and huma nity led him to the pinnacle of his field.\n\n<em>ABOUT THE AUTHOR:</em>\n Katie Yamasaki works primarily as a muralist and picture book creator. She has painted more than 80 murals around the world\, and her most recent bo ok is <em>Dad Bakes</em>. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and their daughter. SUMMARY:Author Discussion—Shapes\, Lines\, &amp\; Light with Katie Yamasa ki URL:/en/events/2022/12/03/author-discussionshapes-lines-amp-light-with/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR