Literary

Poetry 2013: Game Changers

 
 
Mar 15—Mar 16, 2013
 
Performance dates & times
LOCATION:
BAM Harvey Theater
 
RUN TIME: 1hr 30min
ALL TICKETS:  $15
 
 
 
 
 
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Friday March 15, 2013
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Directed by Monica Williams

BAM’s annual showcase of spoken word returns with a dynamic interdisciplinary performance including music and dance.

This year’s star-studded program includes nationally and internationally recognized talent: Steve Colman, Tony Award-winning co-writer of Russell Simmons’ Def Poetry Jam; Ashley August, 2013 New York City Youth Poet Laureate; Dominique Morisseau, a playwright, actress, and spoken word artist; poet and author Mahogany Browne; artist and activist, Lah Tere, and poet Suheir Hammad. Also featured are musical guests the Mighty Third Rail and Brooklyn’s own DJ Reborn.

Leadership Support provided by
The Irene Diamond Fund
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley           Charitable Trust
The SHS Foundation

 
 
 
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Steve Coleman - 'I Wanna Hear a Poem'
 
 
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Mighty Third Rail - 'Classic'
 
 
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Suheir Hammad - 'What I Will'
 
 
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Artists
Ashley August
 

Ashley August is a college sophomore, and New York City’s 2013 Youth Poet Laureate. 

 
 
Artists
Mahogany L. Browne
 

Poet Mahogany L. Browne is the poetry program director of the Nuyorican Poets Café.

 
 
Artists
Baba Israel
 

Baba Israel has performed on five continents with Outkast, the Roots, and Bill Cosby. 

 
 
Artists
Steve Colman
 

Co-author and star of Russell Simmons’ Tony-award-winning Broadway show Def Poetry Jam.

 
 
Artists
Suheir Hammad
 

This performance poet is the author of breaking poems, winner of the American Book Award.

 
 
Artists
DJ Reborn
 

Brooklyn’s DJ Reborn has worked with legendary artists like the Roots and Talib Kweli.

 
 
Artists
The Mighty Third Rail
 

This award-winning trio includes Darian Dauchan, Ian Bagggette, and Curtis Stewart.

 
 
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