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HOME: Hillyer Open Mic Event
This month’s feature: Khadijah “Moon” Ali-Coleman
Hosted by poet and artist Fred Joiner
Friday, December 17th, 2010
Sign up at 6PM
Performances at 7PM
Free for IA&A members and performers
$5 for non-members
Hillyer Open Mic Events occur on the third Friday of every month and feature a stunning array of the District’s poetic talent. Feature poets specialize in a variety of styles and take the audience for a personal journey into their work. Host Fred Joiner delves even deeper in his post-performance interview with feature performers, engaging them to illuminate their personal histories, influences, and perspectives to encourage heightened discourse and to somewhat unveil the mystery behind the words.
Hillyer is recognized as a safe-space for the art community and the HOME serves as a forum for open discussion on a diverse range of issues that affect artists of all kinds.
Since she was 8 years-old, Moon has captivated audiences with words that paint stories of hope, reality and love. A writer first and foremost, Moon uses music and poetry to share words first borne on paper. She has performed in various venues, festivals and events, including the Green Festival and Capital Hip Hop Soul Fest, and the 2009 Pedagogy & Theater of the Oppressed conference held in Minnesota.Featuring: Coffee from Soho Coffee and Tea as well as other refreshments
Come enjoy Khadijah’s performance, the open mic session and discussion to follow! Whether you prefer to sit back and listen, or to help expand the stimulating dialogue, we welcome you to take part in this open forum event!