Reviews

The Harvard Crimson 

Contemporary Music Duo Breaks Labels By IRENE CHEN, CONTRIBUTING WRITER. Published: Monday, October 25, 2010 
Slanty Eyed Mama—a duo of female, Asian-American contemporary musicians—began its college tour last Saturday night at the New College Theatre Studio. The group—consisting of Kate Rigg on vocal and Lyris Hung on electric violin—seeks to challenge stereotypes about race, gender, and sexuality through lyricism, rap, and freestyle.  Rigg and Hung have been collaborating since they met at the Juilliard…Read more

The Boston Globe 

'Skewering Asian Stereotypes' by Terry Byrne (Globe Correspondent / November 10, 2009) 

‘Birth of a nAsian’’ is a smart, funny, and surprisingly endearing mix of musical parody and character-based comedy from the performing duo Slanty Eyed Mama. This fast-paced evening is so much more than a clever title, managing to slam stereotypes and point out the prejudices and culture clashes confronting Asian-Americans every day.
Staged last weekend as part of the Theater Offensive’s annual Out on the Edge Festival in…