Posted by Ashley Fox on October 06, 2016 at 4:35 PM
Calling all poets! At- Large Councilmember Elissa Silverman is hosting her first spoken word event, Word on the Ward, on Wednesday, October 19, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Wicked Bloom Social Club (1540 North Capitol St NW). The event is centered on the importance of civic engagement among youth and young adults to make sure their concerns and ideas are being heard.
Word on the Ward is intended to provide a safe space for artistic expression of current events and for participants to leave with a better understanding of what elected officials do, who they are, and how to access them. Each poet will have 3-5 minutes to speak and is asked to prepare a performance piece using one or more of the following prompts:Read more