On Tuesday, February 17, 2015, A3 at Time Inc. and AMP Time Inc. are hosting a FRESH OFF THE BOAT Community Screening and Talkback at the Time & Life Building in New York.
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM (Doors open at 7pm)
Time & Life Building, 1271 Avenue of the Americas, at 50th St. and 6th Avenue,
8th floor Auditorium, NYC
Doors open at 7pm
Screening at 8pm
Panel discussion at 8:30pm to 9:30pm
Join A3 and AMP and see the next episode of the hottest comedy on television, which is also the first Asian American family comedy on network TV in two decades. Watch the episode together with members of your community and join Hudson, his father, Wall Street Journal Online columnist Jeff Yang, and a smart and savvy set of panelists for a post-viewing talkback about the show!
JEN KWOK is a writer/performer based in Brooklyn, NY by way of Palmdale, CA. As a musician and comedian, Jen’s work has been featured on Comedy Central, CNN and MTV, and she was a national finalist in NBC’s Stand-Up for Diversity. Jen has performed live at such venues as The Kennedy Center, Ars Nova, Highline Ballroom, Joe’s Pub, UCB, The PIT and at colleges across the country. Jen also hosted PBS’ “Asian America” and played ukulele in the film “Eat, Pray, Love”. www.jenkwok.com https://jenkwok.wordpress.com/ @jenkwok
RAY RAHMAN – Entertainment Weekly, Staff Writer http://www.ew.com/author/ray-rahman @RayRahman
JEN CHUNG (Gothamist, Executive Editor and co-founder) – a New Jersey-born New Yorker, edits Gothamist. She attended Columbia University, likes learning about NYC infrastructure (the subway system’s intricacies, how engineers design skyscrapers), and hopes that one day a NYC zoo will have pandas. Her favorite TV shows are usually crime procedurals set in New York City, preferably with a chung-chung sound effect. She also yells at cars for not obeying stop signs. http://gothamist.com/staff.php @jenchung
JEFF YANG is a Wall Street Journal Online columnist and father of 11-year old “Fresh Off the Boat” star Hudson Yang. Tao Jones Blog @originalspin
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This event is co-sponsored by A3 -The Asian American Association of Time Inc. and AMP – Asian American Media Professionals of Viacom.
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