Wednesday, January 15, 2014

PAST: WORKSHOP: "Verbal Gymnastics" Interactive Poetry and Storytelling Workshop with Poet and Playwright John Johnson this THURS, Jan 15 from 11:00am - 12:30pm, Free

Interactive Poetry and Storytelling Workshop in Anacostia
Verbal Gymnastics with Poet and Playwright John Johnson
Thursday, January 15
11:00am - 12:30pm
For more info and to RSVP, requested, call 202-633-4844

This popular monthly spoken word program for adults uses body movement, poetry, and theatrical elements designed to spark inner creativity, reflection, and overall well-being. This program is also geared to promote awareness and civic engagement in the communities surrounding the Anacostia River.

Poet and playwright John Johnson hosts an interactive workshop that incorporates poetry and storytelling. Participants use their observation of community and personal experience to create a unique and original piece, unlocking the poet and wordsmith inherent in all of us. Johnson also shares some of his poetry and tips that highlight the creative spirit of the spoken word.

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum
1901 Fort Place, SE
Metro: Anacostia, take the W3 bus from Howard Rd right by the Metro towards United Medical Center to Fort Pl & #1901. Bus is an 8 minute ride. About a 30 min, 1.3 mile, walk.

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