Kinetic Poetics Project at Porter
The Kinetic Poetics
Project is a four-day festival of poetry and spoken word
that will take place at Porter College Theater January 25 through
festival will feature the founding father of the Black Arts
Movement Amiri Baraka;
Staceyann Chin from
Broadway's Def Poetry Jam; Bay Area Slam Champion Meliza
Bañales; and Asian/Pacific Islander powerhouse spoken
word ensemble Proletariat
Bronze. The event also highlights student poets' work and
offers workshops with the guest artists and an outreach program
that will bring 15 high school students onto campus to experience
campus and college life for a day and a half.
Detailed information about the artists and the schedule is
available at the Kinetic
Poetics Project web site.
For more information about Kinetic Poetics Project, contact
Jeremy Karafin at (831) 502-6537 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The festival is sponsored by the Hitchcock Poetry Foundation,
Student Union Assembly, Porter College Senate, Merrill College
Senate, Porter's Creative and Innovative Arts Fund, Professor
David Kaun, the Women's Center, and in coordination with the
Page and Eloise Smith Scholastic Society, Synesthesia Slam,
Rainbow Theatre, the Guerilla Music Project, SCTV, the GLBTI
Resource Center, the African American Resource and Cultural
Center, Filipino Student Association, MECHA, Las Girlfriends,
and other UCSC departments and organizations, as well as support
from Alma Martinez, professor of theater arts and faculty adviser.
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