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The Poet Speaks Workshop – High School

January 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

RAWK has the privilege of virtually hosting Amanda Eke and her workshop–

The Poet Speaks

Saturday, January 23rd

            • 10:00am–11:00am – Middle School aged students (9–13 years old)
            • 1:00pm–2:00pm – High School aged students (14–19 years old)

“The Poet Speaks” is an engaging experience into the culture of Spoken word, rhyme and tradition, held for all ages. Based off her Nigerian Igbo heritage the workshop gives participants a chance to learn about oral traditions and their histories in any context and environment, all while solidifying the fundamental skills of rhyme.

Amanda Eke is a Nigerian American Artist, Poet, Film-Maker, and Scholar. A Fulbright and UN Award winner and author, she uses both her love for film, writing and music to address socio-political issues, and contemporary culture prevalent in society today.

Click here to learn more about Amanda Eke and the Poet Speaks Workshop.

The Poet Speaks Workshop

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January 23
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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