An Evening With: Kamala D. Harris, Lisa Ling, and Kollaboration Acoustic 3 Performers at Wokcano, Santa Monica on Wednesday, August 19, 2009.
The current District Attorney of San Francisco Kamala D. Harris, award-winning correspondent and television host Lisa Ling and Kollaboration’s Acoustic 3 performers will be presenting “An Evening With: Kamala D. Harris, Lisa Ling, and Kollaboration Acoustic 3 Performers” (An Evening With, hereon after) at the festively lit Wokcano restaurant in Santa Monica on Wednesday, August 19, 2009. An Evening With will be a mixer featuring guest speakers Kamala D. Harris, Lisa Ling with live performances from Kollaboration Acoustic 3 performers A.J Rafael, Mike Isberto, Megan Lee, “Afraid of Everest” Gerald Ko, and Jinah Kim to address key issues regarding the Asian Pacific Islander community.
An Evening With will be moderated by Roy Choi, the executive producer of Kollaboration, the largest grass-roots organization to promote API artists that brings more awareness and presence back into the community and will feature live acoustic performances throughout the event.
Kamala D. Harris will also be speaking to reach out to the API community about her commitment to justice and her campaign to become the next California Attorney General. San Francisco District Attorney Kamala D. Harris is currently the front-runner for the California Attorney General seat in the June 2010 primary election. Having raised $1.3 million dollars and counting from thousands of donors across the state, Harris is being hailed as the “female Barack Obama” by journalist Gwen Ifill on The Late Show with David Letterman, while being featured on Oprah as one of “America’s Most Powerful Women" and recently named one of The New York Times “17 Women Most Likely to Become the First Female President of the United States.” A half-black and half-Asian Indian Californian, Harris attended Howard University and the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. With over 20 years of prosecutorial experience, she has been a tough prosecutor on fighting violent crime in San Francisco since her inception in 2003 as the first female to win the District Attorney seat in San Francisco.
An Evening With will take place from 7pm to 12midnight, located at Wokcano restaurant on 1413 5th Street, Santa Monica.