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COPPIN STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI ASSOCIATION PRESENTS: A SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO DERRICK JONES aka OOH of Brown FISH aka YoSlick JULY 8, 2014 COPPIN STATE UNIVERSITY JAMES WELDON AUDITORIUM 2500 W.North Ave. Baltimore MD. 21215 DOORS OPEN 6:00pm SHOW STARTS 6:30pm TICKETS $10 Proceeds benefit #SAVEADOPEBOY
The Art of Poetry Recitation Poetry recitation had become a lost art until the National Endowment for the Arts and The Poetry Foundation brought it back to life with the Poetry Out Loud program, now in its ninth year. Join Maryland State Champion (and National Second Place Winner) Blessed Sheriff, Maryland Poet Laureate Stanley Plumly, Maryland Second Place Winner Johana Gourdin, Montgomery County teacher Davina T. Smith, and Maryland Poetry Out Loud Director Chris Stewart for readings, recitations, and a panel discussion about the differences and intersections between memorizing and reciting poetry versus writing and reading the form. Moderator: Borndavid McCraw (Em Sea Water)
There is a $1 Donation for this show hosted by Droopy The Broke Baller and Dwayne B. Open Mic
Open Mic hosted by Tiffany Lynnell and Temple. Live Band and a great restaurant!
Also featuring songstress, Lady Trai of Baltimore, MD. Hosted by Rebecca Dupas
Sounds Like: Common, Gil Scott Heron, NAS, André 3000, The Last Poets
Manager: Borndavid McCraw
Bio: “Birthed from an ancient world where families ate dinner together and hip hop was just a fad, I emerged often offbeat and nerdy; my writing reflects my surroundings much like water naturally reflects the sun.”
Baltimorean, Em Sea Water balances the roles of a public school teacher, father, poet...See Full Bio