Oakland Freedom Jazz Society Presents:

Fried Axolotl feat. J.L. Alderete


Fried Axolotl with the poems of Josiah Luis Alderete

“The View From The Borders Of Trumplandia”

Featuring poesia, musica, and performance by:




B. Kwong Poetry & Music 

Bonnie Kwongpoetry and music.

With musician Oliver Mok.


Bonnie Wai-Lee Kwong is an artist in many mediums and a software developer in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has lived in nine states and two continents. Creativity is a way for her to traverse seen and unseen geographies.

Her first poetry collection is ravel, a finalist for the Many Voices Project by New Rivers Press, and the White Pine Press Poetry Prize. Her work in poetry and fiction has garnered four Pushcart nominations.

She is curating a digital anthology, The Taste of Each, which is open to submissions. Bonnie is currently artist-in-residence at Stanford University.


DOORS 9:00 PM; SHOW 9:30 PM

$7-15 sliding scale

Oakland Freedom Jazz Society takes place every Monday night at Studio Grand. Lineups feature avant-jazz, experimental and noise performances by local and touring musicians and multimedia artists. OFJS is a long-running (4 years and counting!) series curated by Fernando Carpenter of VAMP.  For more information, check out OFJS's Facebook page.