13 February 2021
“You Can’t Stop Love in Quarantine”
Come spoken-word artists, rappers, veterans, activists, students, actors, first-time poets, and dreamers.
All poets are offered 3 minutes to recite their poem over quiet jazz. Poets can speak their possibilities in any language as long as they provide a written translation of their 3-minute poem.
■ General Admission: $10 Suggested Donation
■ Register to Slam: $15 Suggested Donation (includes admission)
■ $50 for 2nd place
■ $25 for 3rd place
You Can’t Stop Love In Quarantine: Poetry Workshop
3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
We will write poems of resilience and survival during these unprecedented times of transition, pandemic and isolation. Be in touch with our fierce love in the cruelest and bewildering times and turn your zoom camera on and your heart. This workshop is intended for all levels of writers and is a safe and nurturing space to dive into the poem you’ve been wanting to say in preparation for the spoken word event February 13, 2021
About Regie Cabico
Regie Cabico is a poet and theater artist who has appeared on NPR’s Snap Judgement, HBO’s Def Poetry Jam and TEDx Talk. He is the first Asian American poet to take top prizes at The Nuyorican Poets Cafe and 3 National Poetry Slams. He is the founder of Capfire Spoken Word Arts, a queer pubishing press and literary events organization to nurture and promote queer BIPOC poets and their allies. He is currently the board chair of Split This Rock.
Questions? Contact Sharon Williams