Hālāwai co-presents Facing Future @ Housing Works Bookstore Cafe with author Dan Kois
On August 12, 2010, Housing Works, 33 1/3, and Hālāwai presented author Dan Kois and music writer Nate Chinen as they discussed the fascinating life and afterlife of Israel "Iz" Kamakawiwo’ole, and Kois’s book, Facing Future. The discussion was followed by live music by Andy Kūlana Wang and Jason Poole. Thank you to everyone who came out to support the event.
Dan Kois is the author of Facing Future. He’s a film critic for the Washington Post and the Village Voice. He was the founding editor of Vulture, New York magazine’s culture blog, and also writes for New York, the New York Times, Slate, and other publications. He lives in Arlington, Virginia.
Nate Chinen writes about music for the New York Times. He’s also a columnist for JazzTimes and coauthor of Myself Among Others, the autobiography of impresario George Wein. His essay “(Over the) Rainbow Warrior: Israel Kamakawiwoʻole and Another Kind of Somewhere” will appear in the forthcoming anthology Pop When the World Falls Apart: Music and Conflict.