FRI.Nov.23 on CATALYST: Soken Word Artists--Local to Jello Biafra

 

PREVIEW of U of M VOICES MERGING on KFAI Community Radio
Fri. Nov. 23 at 9am on "CATALYST:politics & culture", PLUS: spoken word/political commentary by former Dead Kenneys' lead singer JELLO BIAFRA & music by TC satirist ESKIT on KFAI Radio, 90.3fm Mpls 106.7 fm St.Paul ONLINE;live-stream & archived on CATALYST page www.kfai.org

EVENT INFO BELOW


PLUS; TWIN CITIES EVENTS IN SOLIDARITY  WITH GAZA after Voices Merging
 
Mon, NOV.26: Voices Merging, U of M Spoken Word Student Artists
theme:Rep Your Roots
 
 
8 PM to 10 PM: at The Hole in Coffman Union
Washington Avenue South, East Bank campus, University of Mn
Minneapolis
 
Our Nov. 26 open mic is themed Rep Your Roots! This mic seeks to bolster self-pride and understanding as well as cultural awareness through storytelling, food and performance. Our feature artist for this mic is Bomba Umoya. They are a local group comprised of young individuals seeking to preserve the traditional Puerto Rican style of music that is Bomba. Many of the artists in the group are from South Minneapolis. 
COMING IN DEC. *Mon.Dec. 3 is an open mic with holiday themes)
 
Voices Merging is a student-based art coalition at the University of Minnesota founded in 2002. Our mission is to support and promote Spoken Word, Visual and Urban Arts in the Twin Cities. We host bimonthly open mics each semester, bringing local artists to feature at each mic. We seek to cultivate a supportive and engaging performance environment for our audience, artists and performers alike. 
MORE INFO: Brianna M. Wilson, President - Voices Merging 2012 - 2013
"Brianna Wilson" <brianna.wilson17@gmail.com>
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TWIN CITIES IN SOLIDARITY WITH GAZA
Saturday  November 24  2:00-3:00 pm Banner / Rally / March. Gather
Loring Park (Hennepin Ave. side near bandshell and near footbridge
over Hennepin)
 Initiated by Coalition for Palestinian Rights
 
Thursday   November  29  4:00-5:30 PM.  Demonstration and Rally
outside Senator Klobuchar's office   1200 Washington Ave.  (across 35W
from West Bank)

Following action caravan to  4200 Cedar Ave. for dinner and 6 PM
forum "Who Are the Holy Land 5?".   Initiated by Committee to Stop FBI Repression