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“You Cannot Resist Me When My Hair Is in Braids”: Nicola’s Books Poetry Night.
Local poet and essayist Francis Kai-Hwa Wang joins fellow local Asian-American poets Carlina Duan and Zilka Joseph to discuss her new collection of lyric essays, a reflection on lessons learned from both Asian American elders and young multiracial children, punctuated by moments of rich cultural and linguistic nuance. 7 p.m. Nicola’s, 2513 Jackson, Westgate shopping center. Preregistration requested at nicolasbooks.com. Free. 662-0600.