Aug 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
8:00 pm
Festival Finale – spoken word as you’ve never experienced it! With Omar Holmon, Thomas Fucaloro, Robbie Q Telfer, Jive Poetic, Falu, and a host of local favorites.
7:00 pm
WordXWord presents Young+Brave: Teen Spoken Word Open Mic & Poetry Slam, with special guest Franny Choi. The evening, free and open to all, will be hosted by local poet and educator, Melissa Quirk Cairns. Area teens are invited to step up and share their work in a mutually supportive context, either in the non-competitive open[...]
WordXWord: Poets Creating Conversation: Fear in America
7:00 pm
Two days before Halloween, we’re asking poets to talk about what REALLY scares us. By sharing personal stories, observations, moments of inspiration, and hope, we look to create a broad poetic tapestry with a goal that the resulting “conversation” between creative voices will make us stronger and help us find a way forward. Monday, October[...]
WordXWord: Poets Creating Conversation: Faith in America
7:00 pm
Faith (noun) – 1) trust or confidence in someone or something; 2) belief in the doctrines of a religion. We’re asking poets to pick their poison or their cure and put a pen to it. By sharing personal stories, observations, moments of inspiration, and hope, we look to create a broad poetic tapestry with a[...]