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

http://voicesrisingseattle.org/

About Splabman

Poet/interviewer Paul Nelson:

Founded: SPLAB (Seattle Poetics LAB) & the Cascadia Poetry Festival

Wrote: American Sentences (2015), A Time Before Slaughter (2010) and Organic in Cascadia: A Sequence of Energies (Lumme Editions, Brazil, 2013). His 2015 interview with José Kozer was published in 2016 (Ranchos Press) as Tiovivo Tres Amigos.

Interviewed: Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Joanne Kyger, Robin Blaser, Anne Waldman, Ed Sanders, Diane di Prima, Nate Mackey, George Bowering, Brenda Hillman, among others
and is engaged in a 20 year bioregional cultural investigation of Cascadia, including the festival, a MOOC (Innovative Cascadia Poetry), interviews with Cascadia poets indigenous elders and activists, and the anthology Make It True: Poetry From Cascadia. Paul is co-editor of that anthology as well as 56 Days of August the poetry postcard anthology and writes an American Sentence daily.

*MOOC = Massive Open Online Course

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