RHYME and REASON: A Spoken Word Event

Starting Date: 01-15-2005
Starting Time: 8:00pm
Address

Columbian Square At The Marvin Center, GWU
800 21st Street NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20052
United States
Description
young people for - a project of people for the american way foundation

Presents Ö

RHYME AND REASON

a spoken word event

At the Young People For National Summit
Saturday, January 15, 2005
8:00 to 10:00 p.m.
FREE with RSVP

Columbian Square at the Marvin Center
The George Washington University
800 21st Street NW
Washington, DC 20052

Join us at the 2005 Young People For Summit for a special event featuring some of the nationís top slam poets, including noted poets Rich Nichols, Beau Sia, Steve Connell and Sekou (tha misfit) Andrews.

RICH NICHOLS is a community activist and the manager of the world-renowned hip hop group The Roots.

BEAU SIA is a nationally acclaimed poet who was featured in the movie Slam.

STEVE CONNELL is the 2002 Hollywood Grand Slam Poetry Champion, the 2003 L.A. Slam Poetry Champion and won the 2003 National Slam Poetry Contest with Team Los Angeles.

SEKOU 'THA MISFIT' ANDREWS, in addition to his critically acclaimed CD releases, is currently the National Poetry Slam Competition champion, winning the 2003 team championship with Team Los Angeles and the 2002 individual championship.

**To RSVP**
Please email poetryslam@pfaw.org by 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14
Include your name and contact information. Seating is limited.

[[Young People For, a project of People For the American Way Foundation, is a long-term, youth-driven program that identifies and invests in campus activists and leaders and connects them to others in the progressive movement. The program will provide a network for emerging leaders and help them cultivate skills in message development, media and communications, community activism, fundraising, research, and leadership.]]
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