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Poetry

School-Time Performance: Word.Sound.Power.

 
Grades 9—12
 
Apr 12—Apr 19, 2018
 
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RUN TIME: Approximately 1 hr
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Hosted & Directed by Baba Israel

CURRICULUM CONNECTIONS: ELA (poetry), Public Speaking (rhetoric), Theater

Some of the best hip-hop MCs and poets from Brooklyn and beyond gather once again for this electrifying showcase hosted by beloved MC Baba Israel. Students discover how the political becomes poetic, and vice versa, through these powerful performances. This spring’s showcase celebrates the world from a woman’s point of view and features a lineup that includes poet Ashley August; MCs Cipherella, Latasha Alcindor, and Medusa; musician Yako440; and DJ Reborn.

Includes pre-show workshop and online study guide

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This event is currently sold out, but don’t despair.

Additional seats regularly become available (due to cancellations) and will be offered to schools on the waitlist on a first come, first-served basis up until two weeks before the show.

To join the waitlist please click here.

Leadership support for Brooklyn Reads provided by The Emily Davie & Joseph S. Kornfeld Foundation.

 

Major support for the Black Male Achievement Project provided by the Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation and the William R. Kenan Jr. Charitable Trust.

 

Major support for school-time performances provided by the Pierre and Tana Matisse Foundation and the David L. Klein, Jr. Foundation.

 
 
 
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Every student who attends even one BAM Education film or performance qualifies for a Scripps Scholarship. If any of your students are interested in majoring in the arts, encourage them to apply. The application deadline is Feb 26, 2018.
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