Mai Khoi: Bad ActivistMedia Innovators Speaker Series
September 15, 2022 7:00 PM
Mai Khoi rose to pop stardom in Vietnam, playing arena concerts and often being compared to Lady Gaga. But when she turned her celebrity to the cause of free expression, her music was banned. She was detained, harassed, evicted and eventually forced into exile. She now lives in Pittsburgh. For her courage in defending human rights, Mai Khoi has been awarded the Vaclav Havel International Prize for Creative Dissent and the Roosevelt Four Freedoms Award for Free Speech. "Bad Activist: the Stage Show" is a theatrical, multimediatour de forcein which she tells her remarkable story and performs with extraordinary musicianship.