Pay homage to the Beat Generation of the ’50s and ’60s with a new generation of poets—including Marc Bamuthi Joseph and Ise Lyfe—who are broadening the spectrum of spoken word. The lyrical performances of these acclaimed poets reveal the intersections between text, song, movement, and media. Questioning social consciousness, ringing voices of justice, and promoting cultural awareness in their communities, this eclectic group demonstrates the visceral power of poetry. Featured poets include: • Marc Bamuthi Joseph (HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, National Poetry Slam Champion) • Ise Lyfe (Def Poetry Jam, National Poetry Slam Champion) • Rachel Kann (TEDxUCLA, Write Club Los Angeles Champ) • Mayda Del Valle (Def Poetry Jam, White House Poetry Jam) • Aleshea Harris (TEDxCalArts, Southern Fried Poetry Slam) • Traci Kato-Kiriyama (Co-Founder/Director, Tuesday Night Project) Presented outdoors and lounge-style with cocktails and snacks available for purchase. Line-up subject to change. *Arrive early to hear live music performed by Patsy Moore and Friends at 8:00 p.m. And don’t miss the opportunity to check out Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution and The Singing Posters: Poetry Sound Collage Sculpture Book, open for special nighttime hours from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Great little cafe, good Coffee and Tea, munchies!
Patsy Moore (joined by Myrrh) performs an intimate acoustic set from 8:55 to 9:35 pm.
Food will be served. The event begins at 1:30p, the concert at 3:00p. _________________________ Alimentos serán servidos. A partir de la 13:30, concierto a las 15:00.
Sounds Like: Joni Mitchell, Sarah McLachlan, Laura Mvula, Annette Peacock, Bon Iver
Label: Papa Chuy
Bio: Patsy Moore is an award-winning, critically-acclaimed singer/songwriter who, in the 1990s, released two albums on the Warner Bros. label. Although numerous performers have covered her tunes, among the most notable is jazz world favorite Dianne Reeves. Moore's self-produced full-length recording, ...See Full Bio
“Patsy Moore is a genius. Her music is bathed in truth and inspires me like not much else. By all merits, she should, by now, have been an international sensation.”