Friday, October 24
A Night of Poetry with Spoken Word Arists G Yamazawa & Jinahie
At 22 years old, G. Yamazawa is widely considered one of the top young spoken word artists in the country. Born in Durham, NC and raised in a Buddhist household, G is a Kundiman Fellow, National Poetry Slam Finalist, two-time Southern Fried Champion, two-time Individual World Poetry Slam Finalist, and ranked 2nd at the Ontario International Poetry Slam.
Jinahie is an extraordinarily gifted, 20 year old Egyptian-American spoken word poet. She has had the unique opportunity to share the stage with Grammy-nominated artists such as John Mayer, The Roots, Common, Smokey Robinson, Mos Def and Talib Kweli. In addition, she has graced some of the most revered stages such as the Nokia Theater, Kennedy Center, as well as feature spots on BET’s Lyric Cafe and had the privilege of performing for Michelle Obama during the Pulitzer Prize winning play ‘Ruined.
Where: Dina's Place
When: 8 p.m.
Price: $5 w/Winthrop ID; $10 for Public;
FREE with Fall pass!