Thursday, October 27, 2011
PAST: POETRY: Workshop Poet-Tree in Bloom at BloomBars WED, Dec 28th from 6:00pm - 7:00pm, All ages, by donation, $10 suggested
Poet-Tree in Bloom - a monthly poetry writing workshop
guest taught by Joseph LMS Green
Wednesday, December 28th
6:00pm - 7:00pm
All ages, $10 suggested donation
Pre-registration requested here
Once a month, BloomBars hosts Poet-Tree in Bloom, a poetry writing group hosted by Gowri K with visits from guest teaching artists. Plant the seeds for new poetry by free-writing using writing prompts, sharing our work, and getting some practice reading aloud. BloomBars is a safe and encouraging space so don’t be shy, if you're interested, everyone is welcome to give it a try! Please bring paper and pen.
"Guest teaching artist: Joseph LMS Green is a performance poet and educator with more than eight years of professional experience. As a solo artist and member of the Intangible Collective, Joseph has performed at venues and schools throughout the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic United States. For five years, he has coached the Hayfield Secondary School Forensic Speech Team. A four-time qualifier and participant in the National Poetry Slam, he has twice represented the Oneonta Slam team as their Grand Slam Champion, as well as Slam Richmond and DC’s Beltway Poetry Slam Team, which ranked 5th in the nation in 2011. After representing the Beltway Poetry Slam at the 2011 Individual World Poetry Slam, Joseph is the 16th ranked poet in the world. Joseph is currently producing his first book of poetry, recording his second full-length spoken word album, and working to create the first city-wide youth slam in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia under the Louder Than a Bomb banner."
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Metro: Columbia Heights