Michael Guinn, Bob Whoopeecat and RockBaby @ Deep Ellum Market

Michael Guinn, Bob Whoopeecat and RockBaby @ Deep Ellum Market
When: November 20th, 2010
Where: Elm St and Indiana

Wordspace is proud to partner with Brandon Castillo and Deep Ellum Market to present a tour de force of area Slam! These much Distinguished Ambassadors of our award winning Slam communities will be on stage behind Cafe Brazil from 2-3. The Festival begins at 8 in the morning and runs till 5 with vendors, food and entertainment.

Michael Guinn is co-founder Fort Worth Slams, poet, youth empowerment specialist and motivational speaker.

He holds a master’s degree in social work from the University of Texas at Arlington and worked for six years in Fort Worth as an investigator for the state’s Child Protective Services agency. He has participated in the Zawadi Writers, an ad hoc African-American group that performed and held writing workshops in prisons, inner-city community centers and women’s shelters, and as part of after-school programs. For more on FW Slam and Michael, visit his website www.mikeguinn.com.

www.myspace.com/mikeguinn,

www.myspace.com/mikeguinn1 (Music Page)

Bob Whoopeecat is a zen motorcyclist, culinary arts chef, slam master, member and organizer of the Southwest Shootout Regional Poetry Slam Competition.

RockBaby aka Roderick Goudy has appeared twice on HBO’s Russell Simmons’ Def Poetry Jam and has won several local, regional and national performance poetry competitions. He organizes the Dallas Poetry Slam and coaches a team that competes nationally. He teaches creative writing for after-school programs in DISD, RISD and Desoto ISD. He also is an active member on the African American Impact Committee and serves on the WordSpace Program Committee.


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