Arts in Stark and The Poet's Haven present Canton's First Friday Poetry Spectacular!This month features Trenchcoat Manifesto. This show includes an open-mic, feature performance, and poetry slam. First place in the slam wins $50. Second place wins $30. Third place wins $20. Prize money provided by Arts in Stark. Featured poets brought to you by BR Square. ... This is an ALL-AGES/UNMODERATED event, meaning that all-ages are welcome to attend and participate, but parents should be aware that there are no restrictions on language and some performances may contain adult language and content.
As Trenchcoat Manifesto, poet Tom Adams and multi-media artist/musician Richard Hearn spin tales culled from just-beneath-the-surface of everyday life and the abstract and sometimes bizarre depths of the human condition.
Using the techniques of spoken word, traditional song structure and film mu...See Full Bio
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"Trenchcoat Manifesto is like that favorite book you never finished... Then one night the cat knocks it off the shelf, you pick it up, and proceed to read it back from the page laid opened by the reckless feline. An hour goes by, and another, and you put it down only to fire up your iPod and refresh your glass of red plonk (left over from last night's dinner of pork chops and potato casserole)".