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Disguised as a student, Kat spent her formative years at the University of Vermont, USA as a DJ and program director for WRUV 90.1 FM , mosh-pitter, road-tripper and proud employee of the Lawrence Debate Union. Somehow, she earned a BA in English and German as well as a teaching license along the way.
Bored after teaching German for one year, she left Vermont and headed to Switzerland in 1996, never to return home again.
In 1999, she took up writing for the Bangkok Post, Thailand (www.katswindow.net) and freelancing for the BBC. However, language related mysteries kept her awake at night, so she headed off to get a Masters Degree in Applied Linguistics at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia in 2002.
Using her new-found knowledge, she then went on to work in Burma, where disguised as a teacher, she focused on preserving the persecuted culture of the Mon people and figuring out how to create amazing meals with limited ingredients. In Mandalay, she met and fell in love with her cat, Chelsea. Kat then headed off to Korea to teach debate and eventually sought refuge back in Thailand in 2007, where working at an international school and listening to local bands including Carabao and Lao Cow on the weekends kept her more than busy.
In 2011, itchy feet and ears got the best of her and she headed off to Beijing, China. After discovering the local music scene, she’s sure to be hanging around for a while. Kat can usually be found near the front of the stage, towards the right, rocking out. She is currently writing for Music Dish China, teaching, and hanging out with Chelsea.
» [2016-10-25] Lance Reegan-Diehl Guest Artist At Music China 2016; Lance Reegan-Diehl Rocks The Stage At The Upcoming Shanghai Music China Show On October 28th
» [2016-10-24] Winter International Tour (thruoutin); Prepare Yourself For An Intimate DJ Night In The Incomparable Atmosphere Of Beijing's No 6. Jianguo Bar This Friday The 28th
» [2016-10-23] HPCmusic Strives To Make Stereo Obsolete – The $100 Billion Opportunity; Many Believe That The Internet Led To The Collapse Of The Music Industry. Other Industries Equally Exposed To Piracy Though Have Continued To Flourish Alongside The Internet
» [2016-10-20] MusicDish*China Presents The Jessica Stuart Few "The Passage" 2016 China Tour; MusicDish*China Presents The Canadian Indie Jazz-folk Trio's Second Tour Of Mainland China In Support Of Her Latest Album
» [2016-10-17] Monk & Keys At Beijing's Underground Hotspot Dada Bar
; Montreal-based DJ Duo Eagle I Stallian Present Their Tribal Techno Alter-ego Monk & Keys At Beijing's Legendary Dada Bar On October 25th
» [2016-10-16] Electric Zoo To Debut In China; "Electric Zoo: Countdown Shanghai" Scheduled For November 12th, 2016
» [2016-10-09] Enping Sends Largest Group Ever Of Exhibitors To Prolight+Sound Shanghai; Chinese Audio Equipment Manufacturers From Enping Will Have Their Own Outdoor Stage, Combining Stage Performances With Product Showcases
» [2016-10-08] Add A Little Sweetness To Your Night With Sugar Bro...; Hong Kong Live Music Showcase Returns With Headlining Winner!
» [2016-09-21] New York Media Festival Returns To Manhattan; Digital Media Wire's Annual Event Connects Innovators & Influencers In Music, Games, Television And Advertising With 20+ Events And 200+ Speakers
» [2016-09-17] The Humanistic Museum Rock And Roll Art Journey; Phillip Jarrell's "Rock And Roll Art Journey" Will Be On Exhibition At The Humanistic Museum, In Zhujiajiao Water Village, Shanghai
» [2016-09-17] French Music Legends Magma Release DVD Of First Tour Of China "Nihao Hamtaï - Magma In China"; In May 2015, Coralie Van Rietschoten Traveled With The Band On Their First Chinese Tour
» [2016-09-17] Nasty Wizard Recordings Release: Thug Mills (AUS) & Chinese Football (CHN); Nasty Wizard Recordings Are Over The Moon About Their Latest Tape Release - A Split Between Australia's Thug Mills And China's Chinese Football
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