For the reissue of my memoirs, The Rice Room, by the University of California Press, with new last chapters and photos, the Piedmont Asian American Club is hosting a dinner at the Silver Dragon. I'll sit for a Q&A with former CBS5 reporter-anchor Sherry Hu, and I'll do a few songs with backing from George Yamasaki on keyboard and Kurt Huget on guitar. A nice dinner is included ($30 for non-members) and I'll have books to sign. For more specifics, write Mary Geong at email@example.com, or call 510.654.4417.
Ben Fong-Torres was born in Alameda, California, in 1945, and raised in Oakland’s Chinatown, where his parents owned a restaurant. Due to the Chinese Exclusion Act, Fong-Torres’ father, Ricardo Fong-Torres (born Fong Kwok Seung), changed his surname to Torres...
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