Philly Loves Poetry Festival
Art Sanctuary, 628 S. 16th Street
Saturday April 16, 2016
Free Workshops for Students
Workshops and Readings by Theme –
Free for Students w/Proper ID
Runs concurrently with workshops at Brandywine Workshop
Panel Discussions and thematic readings – Each discussion will be 75 minutes with 15 minute intermission between them. Each panel will discuss how the subject matter affects the writing (30 minutes), the panel will perform their poetry on that theme (30 minutes) and then open the mic to the audience (15 minutes).
12:00pm – Power Chords: Music & Poetry To some poets, music is a major part of their work – both in process and in content – because music is a major part of who they are. Come hang with a few local poets as they discuss how songs, instruments, beats, musicians, and genres of music impact the writing, reading, and performance of poetry.
1:30pm – Using Humor with Your Poetry
3:00pm – The Page and the Stage –
4:30pm – Poetry of Social Justice
To quote Paul Robeson, “The artist must chose between slavery and freedom. I have made my choice.”
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