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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.
» [2013-11-25] Shadow Beats: Pet Conspiracy + 8actagon Projects Curated Experience; Shadow Beats, A Live Sensory Performance And Exhibition, Will Include Pet Conspiracy's Sixth Live Solo Show And A Photography + Film Experience Curated By 8actagon Projects
» [2013-11-25] SHADOW BEATS (Chinese Version); Pet Conspiracy Concert + An Experience Curated In Collaboration With 8actagon Projects
» [2013-11-22] "Useless Rock" Concert By Second Hand Rose; Second Hand Rose Will Now Be The First Rock Band To Perform In The 3000-seat Beijing Workers' Gymnasium, A Prestigious State-owned Venue
» [2013-11-16] Online Chinese Portals Take Joint Action Against Baidu And QVOD For Online Video Piracy; Lawsuits Seeking RMB300 Million In Damages Filed Against Baidu And QVOD On Claims Of Spreading Pirated Videos And Engaging In Hotlinking
» [2013-11-16] Chris Lee (Li Yu Chun) Of China Named "2013 MTV EMA" Worldwide Act; Asia Wins MTV EMA Worldwide Act Category For The Third Year In A Row
» [2013-11-15] Sir Tom Jones Rocked Muscat With Outline Butterfly; Production Was Provided By The Muscat-based Talentz Centre LLC, The Largest Production Operation In Oman
» [2013-11-15] PRS For Music Honour Electronic Music Duo Orbital; Iconic Group Unveil Music Plaque At Site Of First Live Gig In North London
» [2013-10-28] How To Best Make Use Of Your Spotify, YouTube And Deezer Platforms; Missed The SGMUSO Open House Last Saturday? No Worries, As We Have Captured The Tips Dished Out By The Panel On Digital Distribution
» [2013-10-23] MESAK Feat. CLAWS COSTEAU China Tour 2013 (Chinese Version); MESAK Feat. CLAWS COSTEAU China Tour 2013 (Chinese Version)
» [2013-10-22] MESAK Feat. CLAWS COSTEAU Bring Skweee To China! Tour 2013; MESAK Is Coming To China To Introduce A Brand New Style Of Music From Finnish Record Label Harmönia Called Skweee
» [2013-10-08] SBKVLT @ Dong Dong Festival: Asia's DJ Cream Of The Crop; Featuring DJs Dragon [Thailand], Jase [Vietnam], Red-i & Soulflower [Philippines], ChaCha & Drunk Monk [Shanghai], And More!
» [2013-10-06] DongDong - The East Is Moving!; DongDong Music Festival And Convention Provides A Platform For Both Musicians And Professionals To Network, Learn And Trade In China
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