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Spoken Word Workshop with Poet Flose Boursiquot
Thursday, June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Spoken Word Workshop
Social House and Poet Flose Boursiquot have partnered up to host a 3-part spoken word poetry workshop that will give you the confidence to use your voice loud and proud.
what will be covered
Class #1: Thursday, June 6 from 6-8 p.m.
During this class, attendees will define who they are (beyond what they do), learn what poetry is and go over some examples (ie. haiku, spoken word, modern). Attendees will also spend time writing their personal story and learn why this is so important when writing poetry. Furthermore, guests will share their personal story with the group and workshop it together — and have an assignment to take home.
Class #2: Thursday, June 13 from 6-8 p.m.
During this class, the group will review the homework, revisit personal stories, work further on finding their voice, work time, spend time sharing with the group and do some group exercises.
Class #3: Thursday, June 27 from 6-8:30 p.m.
Open Mic Night — The class will begin with a group rehearsal and will be followed by an open mic, open to the public.
$40 for the series of 3 classes — and that includes a glass of complimentary wine at each class.
What you should bring
Bring yourself and something to take notes with. Everything else will be provided for you.
space is limited
Book early! Space is limited.
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Flose Boursiquot is a Haitian-born writer, spoken word artist, and political campaign manager. Flose has two published works: Close Your Eyes, Now Breathe (2017) and loudmouth (2018). Flose’s poem “It’s we” has been selected to appear in A Garden Of Black Joy: Global Poetry From The Edges of Liberation & Living! — a University of Minnesota Press publication. Flose’s work has been published in Foliate Oak Literary Magazine, the Huffington Post, on Blavity, in the Delray Newspaper, and in 2017, BET named Flose one of its millennial poets to watch. The Malala Foundation’s Assembly Platform featured Flose’s story and poem “March on Sister” in their September 2018 issue.