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2018

APRIL

Dallas Lit Hop takes place in conjunction with the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs’ annual Dallas Arts MonthIt is the largest multi-event festival honoring Dallas as a literary destination ever produced in the city.

WordSpace presents visiting writers and publishers together with Dallas writers in traditional and bar crawl readings, performance art events, literary themed parties, youth performances and Headliner performance.

4.5, 7:30 pm:  FOUNDERS NIGHT
What: Robert Trammell Tribute
Who: David Searcy, Martha Heimberg, Tim Cloward, Ben Fountain, Jerry Kelley and Fred Turner
Where:
Dallas Institute of Humanities, 2719 Routh St.
Hosted by: Larry Allums and Dee Mitchell  Read More
Free!
4.7, 4-9 pm: KICK OFF LOLLAPALOOZA
Who: Faded Deejays, Julissa Martinez, Southern Outcasts, Jessica Thomas, Dancing Tongue, Dead White Zombies, and The Summit: Mark Griffin and Jeff Liles
Where:
Deep Ellum Art Company, 3200 Commerce
Indoor and outdoor stages, block rockin beats, spoken word, performance art and dance.   Read More
4.12: The Writers’ League of Texas Presents One Page Salon
Who: Sanderia Smith, Sarah Hepola, Jeramey Kraatz
Where:
Wild Detectives, 314 W. 8th St. – Free
Hosted by:
Owen Egerton for Writers League of Texas
Also hosting:
Dee Mitchell and Becka Oliver
Published authors read one page of work in progress. Read More
Free!

4.14,10:30-2:30: DALLAS YOUNG MAKERS CLUB
Featuring Patrick Oliver
Where:
J. Erik Jonsson Central Library-Free
Hosted by:
WS, Dallas Public LibraryMonika and Max Bell
Free!–Ages 5-13    Read More

 

4.14, Saturday, 5-9:  EXPO CRAWL
Co-Hosted by The Writers Garret
5 pm Dallas Youth Poets @ Eight Bells, Hosted by Rage and Terry Odis, featuring the Dallas competition team for Brave New Voices 6 pm Verse & Rhythm @ Las Almas Rotas, Hosted by Brenda Randall & Priscilla Rice, featuring Sergio Ramos, Tara Humphrey, Lynishia Smith.
Followed by Open Mic!7 pm ArtSpeak @ Craft & Growler, Hosted by Moni Bell,
featuring Laney Yarber, Moni Bell, Chris Merlick & The Duchampaphone8pm Poets on X+@ Sandaga, Hosted by Opalina Salas, featuring Hector Ortiz, Kristine Spinner, Altaf Tyrewala, Carlos SalasRead More
Free!

 

4.18, 8 pm: FILM AND READING
Who: Paul Bryan and Richard Bailey
Where: 
The Bath House Cultural Center, 7:30 pm Reception,
Co-Hosted:  
Dallas VideoFest and WordSpace
Cordyceps and Convictions is a unique balance of daft and anagogic possibilities .  Read More
Free!

4.20: ASHE
Hosted by:
Candy and Dallas Poetry Slam
Where:
Heroes Lounge, 7402 Greenville Ave., 75231
Dallas Poetry Slam and WordSpace present this special feature. 
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Free!
4.21, 7-10 pm: POETS PROM
Music: DJ Mark Ridlen

Cameo Guest: Aye Michael Eeh, SIN, Opalina Salas, B Randall
When: 7 pm Red Carpet, 8 pm Let the Poets Prom Begin
Where: Common Desk, 2919 Commerce St.
Co-Hosts: Theater Jones
Dress to impress, cut the rug and join the cocktail slam off with Brenda Randall and company.
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Free!

4.26, 7 pm: HIDDEN SCRIBES
Who: Jesus Galvan, Aubrey Moraif and Ben E. Fountain
Where: Wild Detectives, 314 W. 8th St. – Free
Hosted by:
Mark Millien, Blake Kimzey and Charles Dee Mitchell. Live podcast recording! Read More
Free!

 

4.29:  WALTER MOSLEY–HEADLINER
Where:
Kessler Theater, 1230 W. Davis
What: Reading from his new novel and a lot to say about it all.
Tickets:
$25 up, Pre-Show Meet Greet Available
Host: Patrick Oliver, Founder, Say it Loud! Readers and Writers
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WORDSPACE RECOMMENDS
Poets on X+, Verse and Rhythm, DaVerse Lounge, Mad Swirl, Writers Garret, Deep Vellum Books, WORD, and anything to do with Joe Milazzo are just a few of the regularly scheduled monthly events created by independent writers in Dallas. Click here for More Info.
(Image courtesy of Dallas News-Literary Dallas)

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

Special Thanks: Members and 2017-18 Season Sponsors


 

 

 

 

 

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