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Sunday, March 31, 2013
PAST: POETRY: "The Bodies Visible" Reading featuring Bay-Area Poet Denise Jolly and DC Area Poets with Disabilities at The Fridge MON, March 31st at 7:30pm, $10 at the door or $8 + small fee online at The Fridge
All ages, $9.19 in advance on eventbrite or $10 cash at the door
This event is fully ADA accessible.
If you would like to read, please contact Natalie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Bodies Visible reading will feature Denise Jolly, international spoken word and performance artist, and founder of the Be Beautiful project, as well as local artist whose bodies are alternative and outside of mainstream culture. The reading will explore our experiences through real talk, humor, poetry and storytelling. Hosted by Natalie E. Illum. Opening performers include Heather Kerstetter, Tyler Vile, Julia Takes Flight and more.
Denise Jolly, pictured, is the creator of the Be Beautiful Project. She is a Writer, Performer and Artist Educator. She is the former Executive Director of Seattle Youth Speaks, and Vice President of Stronghold Productions. Denise’s work stands at the intersection of gender, class, sexuality, and body. She has taught and performed at colleges, universities, community centers, and public and private schools all over the United States, Canada and parts of Europe, working with student populations in elementary through college and beyond. She likes doing great things with amazing people and being moved by art, community and how the two work together.
516 8th St SE
Metro: Eastern Market, keep right on 8th St near Starbucks, cross the street, turn left into the alley right after Belga Cafe across from matchbox