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Simon Tam: An Evening of Music and Discussion

July 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Don’t miss this evening full of stimulating discussion, music and thought provoking ideas with Simon Tam of The Slants! Join us at 6:30 at Star Line Book. Simon Tam is an author, musician, activist, and troublemaker. Tam is best known as the founder and bassist of The Slants, the world’s first and only all-Asian American dance rock band. Tam has been a keynote speaker, performer, and presenter at TEDx, SXSW, Comic-Con, The Department of Defense, Stanford University, and over 1,200 events across four continents. In 2019, he published his memoir, “Slanted: How an Asian American Troublemaker Took on the Supreme Court.”

In 2016, Simon joined President Barack Obama, George Takei, Jeremy Lin, and other celebrities in the #ActToChange campaign to fight bullying. He recently helped expand civil liberties through winning a unanimous victory at the Supreme Court of the United States for a landmark case, Matal v. Tam, in 2017. He has received many accolades for his work, including: The Mark T. Banner award from the American Bar Association, the Hugh M Hefner First Amendment Award, Milestone Case of the Year from Managing IP Magazine, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Ovation Gala, and Distinguished Alum Award from Marylhurst University.


July 16
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Star Line Books


Star Line Book
1467 Market St., Suite 106
Chattanooga, 37402
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