Voices Rising (GLBTQ) Spokenword this Saturday

Next Show – May 29, 2010 – Featuring Mami Watu & Avery Young

Don’t miss the next Voices Rising show at the new Southside Commons space in Columbia City!

When: Saturday, May 29, 2010 – Doors Open at 7:30 p.m., Show at 8 p.m.

Cost: Sliding scale – $10-$25

Advance Tickets: Purchase online at Brown Paper Tickets

Location: Southside Commons, 3518 S Edmunds Street, Seattle, WA 98118
About Southside Commons: Southside Commons is a new space in the former Southside Church in the Columbia City neighborhood that seeks to be a home for grassroots and community organizations to gather, perform and showcase their work.

Performers: Mami Watu & Avery Young, Storme Webber, Chad Goller-Sojourner, Malkia Cyril, Mikeya Jackson Harper


About Splabman

Poet & interviewer Paul E Nelson founded SPLAB (Seattle Poetics LAB) & the Cascadia Poetry Festival. Since 1993, SPLAB has produced hundreds of poetry events & 600 hours of interview programming with legendary poets & whole systems activists including Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Joanne Kyger, Robin Blaser, Diane di Prima, Daphne Marlatt, Nate Mackey, George Bowering, Barry McKinnon, José Kozer, Brenda Hillman & many others. Paul’s books include American Prophets (interviews 1994-2012) (2018) American Sentences (2015) A Time Before Slaughter (2009) and Organic in Cascadia: A Sequence of Energies (2013). Co-Editor of Make It True: Poetry From Cascadia (2015), 56 Days of August: Poetry Postcards (2017) and Samthology: A Tribute to Sam Hamill (2019) Make it True meets Medusario (2019), he’s presented poetry/poetics in London, Brussels, Nanaimo, Qinghai & Beijing, China, has had work translated into Spanish, Chinese & Portuguese & writes an American Sentence every day. Awarded a residency at The Lake, from the Morris Graves Foundation in Loleta, CA, he’s published work in Golden Handcuffs Review, Zen Monster, Hambone, and elsewhere. Winner of the 2014 Robin Blaser Award from The Capilano Review, he is engaged in a 20 year bioregional cultural investigation of Cascadia and lives in Rainier Beach, in the Cascadia bioregion’s Cedar River watershed.
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