Bio: Denise Jolly is a writer, performer, educator and community builder. She is currently Co-Executive Director of Seattle Youth Speaks and a member of Salt Lines Spoken Word Collective. She has served as co-host and facilitator of the Seattle Poetry Slam, Poetry Curator for The Round (a live multid... See Full BioMore Info
This reading series is part of BEAST CRAWL First Leg of the Crawl 5pm to 6pm, CALLED: SEXY BEASTS Hosted by Baruch Porras-Hernandez Featuring Denise Jolly Jennifer Gigantino Lauren Wheeler Jasmine Shlafke Maurisa Thompson For venue info got to http://www.theflightdeck.org/performances.html
Award-winning poets, including Willie Perdomo ,Patricia Smith, and Re-imagining Progress: The Power of Word, a kick-off event for the Acentos West Reading Series. Also sharing their work will be Denise Jolly, Raina Leoni, Sonya Renee Taylor, Paul S. Flores,Alex Ustach, Katelyn Lucas,Sandra Garcia Rivera, Josh Healey, Javier O. Huerta, Jason Bayani, Lorna Dee Cervantes, and Cheryl Boyce-Taylor. Book signings will follow the reading with free food and a network mixer with all poets performing . Music provided by DJ Deion Decibels during the event. The Erik Jekabson Quartet will provide music at the mixer. A showing of art provided by Ekabhumi Charles Ellik during the event. WHEN: Sunday, June 29, 2014, 5:30 pm (Doors will open at 4:45 pm for seating.) WHERE: The David Brower Center at 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704. One of the Bay Area’s most advanced green buildings, the nonprofit David Brower Center is an inspiring home for environmental and social action.
Workshop and Feature Set at Hear Here! Workshop at 6:15 Show 7:15
Writing into the Body Retreat and sky lantern ceremony
Show with Andrea Gibson
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