Climbing PoeTree is the keynote performance at the Take Back the Night event at Marymount Manhattan on April 24 to draw attention to the increased rates of sexual partner, domestic, and street violence experienced by all people.
Friday, April 21- Sunday, April 23: ROOTS Weekend-Richmond Creating a World Without Prisons is the fifth of six regional gatherings that Alternate ROOTS is convening throughout the South from 2015-2017. Through the theme of Creating a World Without Prisons, and in partnership with ArtChangeUS, ART 180, and RIHD, we take a close, critical look at the U.S. prison industrial complex – the largest system of incarceration in the world. ROOTS Weekend-Richmond aims to lift up artist-activists who are working towards a world where prisons are a thing of the past.
Special performance by Climbing PoeTree Saturday, April 22 featuring Truthworker Theatre Company presented by ArtChangeUS at ROOTS Lounge Live at the historic Hippodrome Theater.
A Benefit Concert for Shield The People’s Indigenous Youth Camp this summer promoting intertribal unity and bridging generations of land and water protectors, in solidarity with Standing Rockwith Grateful Generation & The Los Angeles Conscious Collective
This interactive workshop surges from the collective wisdom and collaborative power of our communities using S.T.I.T.C.H.E.D., a growing tapestry of Stories, Testimonies, Intentions, Truths, Confessions, Healing, Expressions, and Dreams that we have collected and stitched together from more than 5,000 audience members and workshop participants across the country. Participants will interact with and contribute to S.T.I.T.C.H.E.D., undergo a writing exercise that stretches the imagination to conceive of new possibilities for liberation, and co-create a group poem.
Nevada County Arts Council presents the inaugural Sierra Poetry Festival bringing together an array of local, national and international poets and performers to kick off National Poetry Month.