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June 15th:: Interview with Yalini Dream

In Show Posts on June 15, 2010 at 4:25 pm

Check out today’s show for an interview with Yalini Dream – Lankan Blood, Manchester Born, Texas bred and Brooklyn steeped, YaliniDream is a Queer Sri Lankan Tamil raised in outside lands.   She conjures spirit through her unique blend of poetry, theater, song, and dance. One of the South Asian American community’s most prominent performance poets, YaliniDream has toured nationally throughout the US as well as performing in Canada, England & Sri Lanka. She has performed in numerous venues ranging from NYC’s Lincoln Center and Dance Theater Workshop to subway cars to street protests to universities to Independent & Experimental Theaters to the hottest clubs in the New York underground. YainiDream was a 7 year member of Mango Tribe directing their NYC run of Sisters in the Smoke and serving as the group’s Co-artistic director in 2007.  YaliniDream is also a trained aerial dancer in corde lisse.

Guest co-host: Gowri Koneswaran

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