Wax Poetic is a night of great poetry from some of Indy’s premiere spoken word artists! In addition to being able to see them perform for free (although tips are suggested) there will be handwritten and signed poetry hanging on the walls of the gallery for purchase for a mere $15. There will be 2 stages inside the gallery and a poet performing outside throughout the night. Wine and light snacks will be provided. CD’s, DVD’s, and books will also be on sale.
Bethlehem House welcomes all to an evening of black history, cultural reflections and spiritual inspiration. Program hosted by Kwabena Dinizulu, Open Mike, Ethnic Foods, Head Wraps, Vendors, Fellowship and More. Free to the public, For more information contact the Unleavened Bread Cafe or Yvonne Thomas @ 317-501-7209
live music by The JazzMen (Michael A Scott) special performance by vocalist KHuggs Ontheair 6 open mic artists - Dde TheSlammer, Lisa Devon G, Floetic Flo, Kortez Walker, UnWritten Linez, AhiyahShimeyon MrBrimestone Yahmademan and our featured poet Kwabena Dinizulu February 24th from 8pm-11pm
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Bio: Griot is the French colonial word for the West Afrikan historian, storyteller, praise singer, poet and musician. In West Afrikan traditions the Guewel as they are called by the Wolof or Jali as called by the Mande is an inherited position usually through patriarchal bloodline. However, in America...See Full Bio
“Kwabena Dinizulu gave us a spiritual feast filled with an energy only seen in our ancestors. GRIOT is an understatement. This dude is the uncle that we all wish was our uncle. Hell, I'm claimin' him now. Uncle Kwabena made us fall in love with falling in love. Where dey do dat at?”
Ask Dinizulu: The Poet & Griot anything...
Q: When can we get you in Florida? Monica
A: Greetings Monica, Thanks for the inquiry. And sorry for thd tardy reply. I am in the process of scheduling performances in the Sunshine State for the spring of 2015. Do you have something specific in mind?
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