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Expo Park Crawl

 

Can there be a Lit Hop without a Pub Crawl? No, there cannot.

This years Literary Pub Crawl is co-hosted by The Writer’s Garret.  It takes place in the Expo Park area, at venues located along Exposition Avenue and Parry Street.

5 pm: Eight Bells Alehouse, 831 Exposition Ave

Dallas Youth Poets

Hosted by Rage Almighty and Terry Odis

Featuring winners of Dallas’ competition team for Brave New Voices.

 

 

6 pm: Las Almas Rotas, 3615 Parry Avenue

Verse and Rythmn

Hosted by Priscilla Rice and Brenda Randall

Featuring: Sergio Ramos, Tara Humphrey, Lynishia Smith

Followed by Open Mic!

 

 

 7 pm:  Craft and Growler, 3601 Parry Avenue

Art Speak

Hosted by Moni Bell

Featuring Laney Yarber, Moni Bell & Chris Merlick & The Duchampaphone

 

 

8 pm: Sandaga, 813 Exposition Ave

Poets on X+

Hosted by Opaline Salas

Featuring: 

Hector Ortiz, Kristine Spinner, Altaf Tyrewala, Carlos Salas

 

Special Thanks to our partners The Writers Garret!


Lit Hop! Patrick Oliver @ Dallas Young Makers Club

 

MY STORY, MY VISION
A Workshop with Patrick Oliver
@ Dallas Young Makers Club
5th Floor-J. Erik Johnsson Central Library
Saturday, April 14, 2018, 10:30 am

Patrick Oliver brings his exciting and nationally celebrated program to Dallas youth to enjoy their own Lit Hop experience. Mr. Oliver will guide and engage participants in highly interactive vision book making and vision board sessions, targeting elementary, junior and high school age students. The workshop will conclude in a book display of children and teen books related to vision and dreams, incorporating books from the Dallas Public Library collection.

Patrick M. Oliver is a literary and education consultant, author, radio host and founder Say It Loud! Readers and Writers. He travels extensively, providing his services in book festivals, educational institutions, conferences and mentoring workshops.  For More Information on Mr. Oliver and Say It Loud! Readers and Writers, visit www.speakloudly.com

Dallas Young Makers Club is a bi-monthly youth workshop founded and facilitated by artist Monika Bell and computer brainiac Max Bell at the J. Erik Jonsson Central Library. Alongside the art and computer tracks in the program is a Robotics track, led by Buddy Whitenburg and Greg Biggs. For More Information on the Dallas Young Makers Club, visit www.DallasYoungMakers.org.

 

WordSpace programs are sponsored in part by City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, National Endowment for the Arts, South Dallas Cultural Center Latino Cultural Center, and Ben E. Keith.


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