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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., Middletown (DE) Alumnae Chapter will host its 2016 Poetry Slam event on Saturday, June 11th at 6:30 pm at the Marion T. Proffitt Training Center in Odessa, DE. Through literary pieces, which will be shared by local poets, the program will bring attention to community concerns regarding the 2016 election.
Please consider supporting this event. It is free and all ages are welcomed and encouraged to attend. We hope to see you there! I have attached the flyer for easier distribution.
For additional information and questions, please see the attached flyer or contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Love is Gangsta” is a live performance to portray the acts of beauty that love cultivates when expressed with vulnerability. Being as humans, when we love with our whole hearts, mind and soul we will go the distance to protect what’s essentially ours. As we bring this story to you through poetry, art and music you to will embrace the love from inside.
RSVP on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/507326696131894/
Can pay at the door as well $10
The Inspirational Storytelling and Spoken Word Festival is a new free event at the Art Studio on April 8. The Inspirational Storytelling and Spoken Word Festival will open with poetry by Delaware’s Poets Laureate, the Twin Poets, whose compassion and commitment for their words is only outdone by their work in the community. The Twin Poets are the first African Americans to hold the post for Delaware and the first twins, siblings and spoken word artist to share the state title of laureate nationally. Inspirational performances include featured Storyteller, musician and vocalist TAHIRA; Richard Raw, wordsmith and community activist will perform with his blend of soul, spoken word, funk and hip-hop; and Griots Wa Umoja, a Performing Cultural Arts Ensemble, will present their mix of storytelling, percussion and dance. In addition, young artists who have participated in a free 6-week workshop with TAHIRA will have the opportunity to perform. Doors open at 10:30, event begins at 11:30 a.m.
This program is supported, in part, by a grant from the Delaware Division of the Arts, a state agency, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts. The Division promotes Delaware arts events on www.DelawareScene.com
Mother African Union Church, affectionately known as “The Motherland,” is proud to present an Afternoon of Jazz and Spoken Word/Poetry on Saturday, May 20th from 4 pm to 7 pm. The event will be held at 812 N. Franklin St, Wilmington, tickets are $10.00 and available at the numbers listed in the contact information. The central theme for the afternoon will be Peace N’ Love …reflecting on loving each other, ourselves, our elders, respecting other cultures, peace at home & in the world…TOLERANCE. So if you’re looking for an enjoyable and entertaining Mother’s Day gift, you can’t go wrong with a ticket to Motherland’s An Afternoon of Jazz and Spoken Word event. The economical ticket price includes a light buffet and the very best in entertainment offering words of Peace N’ Love.
Featured artist will be Tony “Big Cat” Smith and Trio. Born and raised in Wilmington, DE, Smith is an elite Trumpet player and one of Wilmington’s beloved and popular musicians; he is a retired educator and lifelong musician in the Philadelphia / Tri-State area. He remains in constant demand with jazz bands and orchestras, and has performed as a featured artist with many other top notch jazz artists and popular groups such as the Temptations, the Dells, and Four Tops. A member of The Delaware Jazz Alliance, he has performed at the Clifford Brown Jazz Festival, The Rehoboth Jazz Fest, The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Cape May Jazz Fest, West Oak Lane Jazz and Arts Fest, and the DSU Passport To Jazz. In February he electrified the audience at the “Motherland’s “Annual Black History Program, the “African Vibe Night.” Smith also co-authored along with Will Smith, SR. a novel entitled “The Waymor.”
The Featured Spoken Word Artist will be Philadelphia’s Lamont Dixon, aka Napalm Da Bomb. Dixon has been a prominent presence on the music/poetry/arts scene for many years. As a poet-performer-teaching artist and mentor to young artists, Lamont demonstrates what he describes as “vibepoetics” : an eclectic mixing of multiple artistic genres to provide dramatic language arts education. Napalm’s poetry has been published in many magazines and anthologies and he appears on various jazz CDs. Dixon served as co-executive producer for the Philadelphia’s segment of HBO’s Russell Simmons DEF Poetry Jam. Additionally, Napalm performs regularly with his band The Jazz Poetics.
The program will feature a birthday tribute to “Malcolm X,” whose birthday is May 19th. The tribute will include a video, music, dance, and poetry and will featuring “Napalm” and local artist.
Aspiring poets are encouraged to sign up (4-5 pm) for open MIC. The central theme for the evening is Peace N Love, all subject matter must be appropriate and no profanity will be allowed.
This event is a fundraising effort in order to support the site for the Ujima After-School program and this summer’s PSFLF CDF Freedom School which plans to house over 100 scholars free of charge.
Richard Raw’s “On The Black Hand Side” Album Release Concert featuring The Word Warrior Band and more (to be announced). This is event is open to all ages.
On The Black Hand Side is Richard Raw’s 5th studio album.
Richard Raw has decided to dontate his portion of the proceeds to a community effort that will help start a Community Garden on the Northeast Section of Wilmington, Delaware.
This event is sponsored by Culture Restoration Project, Inc and 100doitallradio
MUSIC.POETRY.ART – OPEN MIC FEATURING LAMAR HILL. $10 COVER. FOOD AND DRINK AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE. DOORS OPEN AT 6PM. SHOW BEGINS AT 7PM SHARP!