Upcoming Events

SEPTEMBER

9.7: Season Launch Party!
Where: Wild Detectives, 8th and Bishop
Hosted by: WordSpace Boards
Featuring Melania Luisa, Wayne Henry, Inferno Texino, The Stoners, cake and $1 Tacos from El Pedrina
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9.15: Jennine DOC Wright
Where: Heroes Lounge, 7402 Greenville Ave., 75231
Hosted by: Candy
Dallas Poetry Slam, founded 1994, returns for their 10th Season as WordSpace Partners and Features
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9.21: OPP–Other People’s Poetry: Philip Levine
Where: Deep Vellum Books, 3000 Commerce, 75226
Hosted by: Joe Milazzo
Readers: Richard Bailey / Austin Caraway / Dan Collins / Jolee Davis / Reverie Evolving / Rhett Forman / Lisa Huffaker / Joe Milazzo / Rachel Renea / Gayle Reaves-King / Will Richey / James Barrett Rodehaver / Carlos Salas / Lauren Smart / Kristine Spinner / Robin Turner
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OCTOBER

10.7: EX LIBRIS  @ Dallas Video Fest
Hosted by: WordSpace and Friends of the Dallas Public Library
Directed by Frederick Wiseman
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10.19: SAUL WILLIAMS
What: Headliner Series
Where: The Kessler Theater
Guest Appearance: Candy
WordSpace is honored to present Internationally celebrated slam poet, musician, activist. Presented by WordSpace and Dallas Poetry Slam.
TICKETS
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10.20: WIL GIBSON
What: Dallas Poetry Slam Feature
Where: Heroes Lounge, 7402 Greenville Ave., 75231
Hosted by: Candy
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10.23: KELLEY BAKER-The Angry Filmmaker
What: First Hearings
Where: Wild Detectives
Hosted by: Dee Mitchell and Richard Bailey
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NOVEMBER

11.9: LONNIE HOLLEY
What: African Diaspora – New Dialogues
Where: South Dallas Cultural Center

Admission: Free

WordSpace is honored to partner with the South Dallas Cultural to present internationally celebrated artist Lonnie Holley in a special performance.
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11.15: NATALIE DIAZ
What: Transnational Impressions
When: 7:30 pm
Where: Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak, 75204
Hosted by: Sara Cordona
WordSpace is honored to partner with the Latino Cultural Center.
to present award winning Mojave American poet.
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11.17: BRENT GREEN
Where: Heroes Lounge, 7402 Greenville Ave., 75231
Hosted by: Candy
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DECEMBER

12.1: FABLE THE POET
What: Dallas Poetry Slam Features
Where: Heroes Lounge, 7402 Greenville Ave., 75231
Hosted by: Candy
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SEASON 23

JUNE

6.3: DEEP ELLUM LIT HOP II
What: Literary Festival in Deep Ellum
Where: Independent Kitchen, Deep Vellum Books, Kettle Arts, Drugstore Cowboy
Who: Spiderweb Salon, Dallas Poetry Slam, Mad Swirl, Pandora’s Box, Dark Moon, Dancing Tongue, Poets on X+, Pegasus, Verse and Rhythm, DaVerse Lounge, Pegasus, White Rock Zine Machine, Sebastian Paramo and Courtney Marie

Admission: Free

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MAY

5.3: NATALIA TOLEDO PAZ
What: Transnational Impressions
When: 7:30 pm
Where: Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak, 75204
Hosted by: Sara Cordona
WordSpace is honored to partner with the Latino Cultural Center.
Musical accompaniment by classical guitarist and composer Armando Monsivais and conversation with artist Sara Cordona will compliment Natalia’s performance. A post performance reception for the artist and book signing will follow the reading.
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5.11: DAN SAVAGE
What: Headliner Series
Where: The Kessler Theater
Tickets: $45 GA, $55 RES $300 Table $400 Meet/Greet
Internationally celebrated media pundit and author, Dan Savage returns!
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5.17:  CHEN, EDWARDS, HONUM, LESTER
What: Pegasus Reading Series
Where: Kettle Arts Gallery, 2650 Main (Deep Ellum)
Hosted by: Courtney Marie and Sebastian Paramo


VOTED BEST POETRY NIGHT BY DALLAS OBSERVER
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5.18: MARTHA HEIMBERG SALON
Topic: Poetry of Jorie Graham
Co-Presenter:  Melanie Ferguson.
Where: Private Residence:
RSVP: WordSpace@WordSpace.Us

Photo: Courtesy of Theatre Jones
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5.19: Dallas Poetry Slam
Where: Heroes Lounge, 7402 Greenville Ave., 75231
Hosted by: Candy
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5.20: THE LEGENDARY OUT HOUSE MOANS 
-An Inferno Texino Tribute-

What: ArtSpeak
When: 6 pm
Where: Mighty Fine Arts, 409 A North Tyler St.
Hosted by: Steve Cruz


In conjunction with Andy Don Emmons  Exhibition Opening
and Oak Cliff Visual Speedbump Tour
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5.21: OPP (Other People’s Poetry)
Where: Deep Vellum Books
Curated by: Joe Milazzo
FeaturingDan Collins / Imana Cordova / Sean Enfield / Tom Farris / Alan Gann / Serena Howe / Lauren Felice Ayres Jarocki / Courtney Marie / Gabe Mamola / Ali Mizher / Misty Amber Moore / Craig Nydick / Johnny Olsen / Joel Page / Patrick Peterson-Carroll / Caitlin Pryor / Mike Soto
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5.25: DOUGLAS KEARNEY
What: African Diaspora – New Dialogues
Special Guests: Candy and Dallas Poetry Slam
Where: South Dallas Cultural Center
Hosted by: Sanderia Faye

Admission: Free

WordSpace is honored to partner with the South Dallas Cultural
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25 years times nearly 100 language workers per year

Thank You to the writers, musicians, dancers, performers and artists who participate and create fantastic programming for WordSpace.

You are the reason we do what we do. 

Special Thanks: WordSpace Members and 2017 Season Sponsors
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