On Day 3,yesterday, September 26th, poets were in the streets for Street Dub Vibes. Poetry was unleashed in the streets of Half Way Tree, amid the crowds, in a bar, at bus stops, parks, spreading the word in the name of change.
Today marks the final day of 100,000 Poets For Change: Jamaica 2011 & it will be hosted at “100,000 Verses” - The Poetry Society of Jamaica’s Monthly Fellowship – Sept 27, 2011 at the Edna Manley College Amphitheatre, 7:30pm.
This fellowship will form part of our countdown the the launch of the Poetry Society of Jamaica’s ‘coming of age’ project Verse vs. Verse. This Project is an islandwide initiative being undertaken in association with CXC and the National Association of Teachers of English (NATE) to, among other things build and inspire students towards a deeper appreciation and application of literature.
THIS MONTH: SEPT. 27, 2011 FEATURES:
• OPEN MIC & DISCUSSION SEGMENT
• Introduction to ‘Verse vs Verse’
• FEATURED POETS:
-Damali Adele Ife’
• FEATURED (Celebratory readings from the) WORKS of:
• 100,000 POETS FOR CHANGE (Day 4):
“Meeting of the minds” – Poets discuss societal issues with a vision to develop solutions and inspire positive change.
• ARTWORK on display
• BOOKS on sale by I-NATION BOOKS – 20% Discount from 8-9pm
• REFRESHMENT by CLEAN FUEL
Remember to sign up early for Open Mic & before you read, tell us What Change you desire to see & How it can be achieved.
Cash Prize for Best dub poem speaking about the event Dub Conscious – Oct. 1 - Details Here —>> http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=182262135177625
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