Living Word Festival
The Living Word Festival, produced by the Living Word Project (the resident theater company of Youth Speaks) is an annual fall festival.
It is curated by acclaimed artist, activist and educator Marc Bamuthi Joseph, and features new co-commissioned performance works, live music, and a host of outreach activities that include workshops, speaker sessions, literary panels, educational activities, and more. The Living Word Festival is committed to presenting groundbreaking new interdisciplinary work, particularly that of artists from the West Coast.
Approaching its 9th year, the Living Word Fesitval has featured the likes of Goapele, Jason Samuels-Smith, The Kev Choice Ensemble, Sarah Jones, Jimmy Santiago Baca, Jessica Haggedorn and Guillermo Gómez-Peña and Mos Def.
SAVE THE DATES ::
September 6, 2010: The ISIS Project @ Lawrence Hall of Science
September 27, 2010 - Oct 1, , 2010: Estria Invitational Graffiti Battle Sattelite Events @ Various Locations
October 2, 2010: Litquake’s Tribute to Larewnce Ferlinghetti, hosted by Marc Bamuthi Joseph at Palace of Fine Arts
October 3, 2010: Life is Living: Oakland @ DeFremery Park
October 9, 2010: Brave New Teachers presentation at Teachers for Social Justice conference
October 14, 2010: The Spoken World @ LeHigh University
November 6-7, 2010: Life is Living: Houston @ Emancipation Park and Last Organic Outpost
December 2-4, 2010: Left Coast Leaning @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
December 6-12, 2010: Word Becomes Flesh Re-Premiere @ National Performance Network, Dallas, TX
To learn more about this years Living Word Festival, please visit http://livingwordproject.org/festival.