Poetry Events Update: What’s Happening Near You?

5 Sep

Marc Marcel Performing in San Diego, California

Where? Elevated: Eveoke Dance Theatre

Address: 2811 University Avenue, San Diego, CA 92104

Date? Thursday, September 6th

Time? 8:00 p.m.

Future The Poet Performing in Orlando, Florida

Where? Soiree Event & Conference Center

(address not provided)

Date? Saturday, September 8th

Time? 8:00 p.m.

Future will be headlining Orlando’s premiere spoken word event! There will be open mic poetry and live music.

Alzheimer’s Poetry Project: Dementia Arts Festival in Washington, DC

Where? Memory Arts Cafe

Address: Iona Senior Services, 4125 Albemarle St., Washington, DC 20016

Date? Thursday, September 20th

Time? 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

For additional information about daytime events, please click here.


Ayvaunn Penn is an award-winning writer pursuing her graduate degrees in dramatic writing and acting. She is also a freelance editorpoet, and spoken word artist. To like Your Black Poets on Facebook, click here. To become Ayvaunn’s Facebook friend, click here.


One Response to “Poetry Events Update: What’s Happening Near You?”


  1. “I Knew My Papa Would Walk Again”: Poetry on Alzheimer’s « Your Black Poets - September 6, 2012

    […] In honor of the Dementia Arts Festival being hosted in Washington DC by the Alzheimer’s Poetry Project on September 20th, I present to you this touching spoken word piece written by a granddaughter about how her grandfather’s body was ravaged by Alzheimer’s disease.  For more information about the Dementia Arts Festival, click here. […]

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