Poetic performance, spoken word, art & music curated by Black Dot Roots & Culture Collective (BeDRoCC). The theme of the show is Heroes. BeDRoCC is focused on the creation, education, and celebration of black cultures at home and abroad. Connect the dots and see the big picture of unity.
[box type=”info” style=”rounded” border=”full” icon=”none”]Doors at 7:30pm. Show starts 8pm. [/box]
Hosted by Scruffmouth Scribe.
El Jones – Educator, Actionist, Halifax Poet Laureate, Canadian Festival of Spoken Word National Poetry Slam Champion X2
John Andrew Akpata – Ottawa Spoken Word Guru, Canadian Festival of Spoken Word National Poetry Slam Champion, Radio Host of Monday Night Scribes on CHUO
Adelene da Soul Poet – also known as Bertha Clark, traditional spoken word artist of Black Strathcona and descendant of the Black Pioneers of British Columbia.
BLACK DOT Roots & Culture Collective – Creative Director Scruffmouth Scribe – co-editor of The Great Black North, Contemporary African Canadian Poetry, Director of Hogan’s Alley Poetry Festival
Hosted by Ikenna Onyegbula, Nigerian Canadian writer and Canadian Individual Poetry Slam Champion X2; Canadian Festival of Spoken Word National Poetry Slam Champion X2.
Deejayed by Kevin Fitzgerald also known as DJ Organic, director of the classic hip-hop documentary film, FREESTYLE: The Art of Rhyme.
Curated and Researched by
Black Dot Roots & Culture Collective
YOUTH OPEN MIC & POETRY SLAM
HEROIC VOICES & POETIC HEROES
[box type=”info” style=”rounded” border=”full” icon=”none”]This show is All Ages. Box office and Will Call will open with doors at 7pm. Box office is CASH ONLY. There is an ATM located directly across the street. For accessibility info, click the venue name below.[/box]