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The Recipe KC / Press

“March 30, 2010(Kansas City) TODAY – In celebration of National Poetry month, over 200 regional and national poets will gather in Kansas Ci9ty to establish a world’s record for the longest poetry reading. Sponsored by Prospero's Books, Write the Future and Spartan, poets will present 120-hours of continuous poetry performance beginning at 10:00 am, Friday April 2nd and continuing 24 hours a day until 10:00 am, Wednesday April 7th.Sunday 4/4 7-9pm * The Recipe: founding members of the Black Poets Collective, Pries and 337 define the word “LIVE” in poetry performance.”

“The Recipe is a creative poetic duo that is made up of spoken word artists Desmond Jones and Theodore Hughes. The Recipe has been taking a stand with their words and making a difference in the lives of young people across the country.”

“That’s a huge cast by current standards, and the group includes a number of MET regulars — Alan Tilson, Priest Hughes, Sam Wright, Chris Roady and Ari Bavel, who plays Chief Bromden, the novel’s narrator.”

"Every great movement starts with the young people," - Theodore "Priest" Hughes

"we must be trained properly so we won't pass down this contamination to our children," - Desmond "3-3-7" Jones

"I didn't realize I was so close to all that contamination" - Desmond "3-3-7" Jones

“Secret garden will close MET series. Marsha Norman's Secret Garden will be the last presentation of the Metropolitan Ensemble Theater. This article was in the Kansas city star arts and entertainment section with a picture of yours truly, Priest performing in the MET's play Poets of the Plains”