Climbing PoeTree will perform at the Village Well Symposium, a parallel event for the Global Climate Action Summit. The symposium is a community resource and well spring event that will gather people from diverse fields and perspectives to develop innovative approaches and strategies for directing our path away from climate chaos and towards a sustainable future.
Climbing PoeTree takes the stage from 6:30 – 7:15 pm.
It Takes Roots Solidarity to Solutions Summit@San Francisco, CA
On September 11th, Climbing PoeTree will perform at Sol2Sol Summit where the knowledge of Black, Indigenous, People of Color, working class, and gender-oppressed communities are centered. Artists/Activists at Sol2Sol will showcase solutions that link strategies to decolonize, detoxify, demilitarize, de-gentrify & democratize economies and communities.
On September 10, Climbing PoeTree will participate in a Climate Artists Convening, an intimate gathering of artists and culture makers to have timely conversations on an intersectional strategy to address climate chaos. This invite-only event is curated by Culturestrike and The SOZE Agency. The event is not open to the public.
BELOVED 2018: SACRED ART, MUSIC, & MOVEMENT – PERFORMANCE WITH EVERYONE ORCHESTRA@Tidewater, OR
Join internationally-acclaimed spoken word artists Climbing PoeTree (with special guests Claudia Cuentas and Tonya Abernathy) in a night of music, poetry and community connection!
The 4 piece Lydia Violet Band will be opening with their beautiful Gospel-Persian-Folk-Protest mashup.
“Liberation Library” setup for perusing during the show. Non-alcoholic drinks & snacks provided by local purveyors including the incredible Chef Tarik Taurmini Fentress co-producing as House Manager.
6PM: Lydia Violet Band
8PM: Climbing PoeTree & special guests
$10-30 sliding scale, pay what you think it’s worth at the door! Arrive early, as this will likely sell out!
Back to Life: Revival Gathering – Performance@Vashon Island, WA
On June 21 – 24 2018, a team of creative conveners is collaborating to gather 250 artists & changemakers on Vashon Island, WA for the 2018 Revival Gathering. Climbing PoeTree will facilitate a workshop on June 22 at 2:00 PM and perform on June 23 at 9:00 PM. The workshop will take place in the Main Council. The performance will be on the Main Stage.