Poets Unplugged: An Evening of Spoken Word and Music
7-10 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12, Fogartyville Media & Community Art Center
The first in a series of four events hosted by spoken word artist Melanie Lavender. The theme for the event is “Truth and Power.” Local poets are invited to participate in the open mic prior to the featured poet performance. The featured performer is award-winning poet and writer, Carla Christopher. Christopher will share interactive and theatrically inspired work based on research and a personal pilgrimage around the hidden stories of the underground railroad and the ongoing journey toward freedom. Admission is free.