Upcoming StreetWrites Events: Seattle

Anitra Freeman (anitra@speakeasy.org)
Thu, 19 Feb 1998 23:15:18 -0800 (PST)


Upcoming Seattle-area events that the writers group StreetWrites will be
involved in.  Contributed material, volunteer labor, any involvement
including attendance is actively encouraged.  Contributed material and good
wishes from long-distance friends are welcomed.

Saturday 2/21: Westlake Center, Noon
   Protest the Planned War Against Iraq.
   We will be distributing a poetry&art flyer.  Please send any
contributions to anitra@speakeasy.org by Friday night.

Tuesday 2/24: Real Change offices 2129 Second Ave 6PM-10PM
   Resources are available to all low-income writers: a library, several
computers, a typewriter, a scanner, a copying machine, an internet
connection.
   Note: we always need more copying paper. Contributions gleefully accepted. :)

Wednesday 2/25: 8:00PM at the OK Hotel
   Non-political (mostly): one of our members is a featured reader at the
Poetry Slam: Dr. Wes Browning, winner of the Seattle Head-to-Head Haiku
Slam, is facing off against the Portland Haiku winner.  Haiku at 20 Paces.
There will also be an open mic session (I suggest you arrive early to sign
up) and a Dead Poets Slam (a special events with participants who have
signed up ahead of time dressing and reading as their favorite extinct
poet.)

Thursday 2/26: Regular Workshop Night 6:30-10pm Real Change Office 2129
Second Avenue
   Plan informal street theater for 2/28
   Finish artsEdge application: we participated in the last artsEdge
Festival and we plan to participate in the one next June.  The show we put
together for artsEdge will also be performed at the Fremont Street Fair
that same weekend.

Friday 2/27: 4PM-6PM in Tacoma at the Tahoma Indian Center, 1554 Market Street
   Organizational meeting of the Committee to Stop Police Brutality.

Saturday 2/28: 2nd Protest Against Iraq War, probably Westlake Center at Noon
   More info when we have it.
   We will do informal street theater and hand out art/poetry flyers.

Sunday 3/1: Kick off Sunday Afternoon Workshop, RC Office, 1-4pm
   We will be beginning to re-organize the community-room space and put up
standing displays of art and poetry in preparation for the March 15
"Outcreate the Destroyers" show.

Tuesday 3/3: Real Change offices 2129 Second Ave 6PM-10PM
   Resources are available to all low-income writers: a library, several
computers, a typewriter, a scanner, a copying machine, an internet
connection.

Wednesday 3/4: 7:00PM at the Real Change offices 2129 Second Ave
   Organizational meeting of the Committee to Stop Police Brutality
   Focuses: upcoming activities in Tacoma
            putting together a newsletter
            preparation and promotion for March 15

Thursday 3/5: Regular Workshop Night 6:30-10pm Real Change Office 2129
Second Avenue

Sunday 3/8: 2nd Sunday Workshop. RC Office, 1-4pm
   Finalize everythingthat needs doing for 3/15.

Tuesday 3/10: Real Change offices 2129 Second Ave 6PM-10PM
   Resources are available to all low-income writers: a library, several
computers, a typewriter, a scanner, a copying machine, an internet
connection.

Wednesday 3/11: 7:00PM at the Real Change offices 2129 Second Ave
   Organizational meeting of the Committee to Stop Police Brutality

Thursday 3/12: Regular Workshop Night 6:30-10pm Real Change Office 2129
Second Avenue

Sunday 3/15: 1PM to 5PM: StreetWrites hosts Outcreate the Destroyers!
 	In conjunction with Oct22 Coalition against Police Brutality
 	This will be an event for writers, musicians and visual artists
         who work for social change to share work and educate each other
         about the issues.
 Backroom at the Speakeasy 2300 Second Avenue: Performance art
 Community room at Real Change offices, 2129 Second Avenue
    Displays of art & poetry; Graffitti Wall for participatory art and poetry;
    hang-out and talk space; snacks and coffee.



Real Change Office: 441-3247
Ruth Fox (co-facilitator) Home Phone: 632-2250
Anitra Freeman (co-facilitator) Email: anitra@speakeasy.org

There is also a StreetWrites online email list and website.
More info at http://www.earthonline.net/public/StreetWrites/index.htm

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Write On!
-- Anitra