Chink-O-Rama Queen Kicks Off the Fisher Center – Hobart and William Smith Colleges \
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Chink-O-Rama Queen Kicks Off the Fisher Center

Comedian Kate Rigg, known for her edgy take on Asian stereotypes, is the first guest in the spring lineup of the Fisher Center lecture series. Rigg’s performance of “Chink-o-rama” won second funniest show of the year, and her current performance “somebody's kid” is grabbing the attention of audiences in New York and Toronto. Rigg will present “somebody’s kid” at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, in the Geneva Room. On reserve in the library is “I Chink therefore I am” from A Magazine, December 2001/January 2002.

Born to an Indonesian mother and Australian father, Rigg’s performance carries strong political statements using Beat poetry, character comedy, and intimate monologues as she looks through a comedian's lens our multicultural landscape of the new millennium. She will be accompanied by Julliard graduate and virtuoso Lyris Hung on electric violin and strings.