WORDSPACE STUDENT MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

Tim’m T. West at UTD
When: October 21st, 2010
Where: University of Texas at Dallas

WORDSPACE STUDENT MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

University of Texas at Dallas

OCTOBER 21 and OCTOBER 22

WordSpace is proud to participate in Tim’m West’s UTD appearance in cooperation with the Fahari Arts Institute Arts and AIDS Residency.

We will be on hand to offer $5 student discounts memberships and drawings for gift memberships at Mr. West’s Underground Poetry Circus performance at The Pub, Oct. 21 9pm and Mr. West’s Master Class, Oct. 22 at the University Theater.

All Events are Free and Open to the Public.

Tim’m T. West is a poet, emcee, scholar and the author of three books “Red Dirt Revival”, “BARE”, and “Flirting”. A graduate of Duke, The New School, and Stanford universities, he is also co-founder of the now defunct rap group DDC. Tim’m followed their success with three solo projects, “Songs from Red Dirt”, “Blakkboy Blue(s)”, and the 2009 release ”In Security: The Golden Error”. He also created and hosted the “Front Porch” Spoken Word/Soul/Hip Hop showcase in DC, Oakland, Chicago, Brooklyn, Atlanta, Dallas, Houston and various U.S. Colleges and Universities. Tim’m also appeared in Byron Hurt’s ”Beyond Beats and Rhymes”, Alex Hinton’s “Pick Up the Mic”, and is featured Mario Van Peebles documentary “Bring your “A” Game”. Though Tim’m currently resides in Houston, TX where he is Program Coordinator at The FUSION Center of St. Hope Foundation, he has also been a Visiting Lecturer in Ethnic Studies at Humboldt State University in Northern California. He recently accepted a position as an Adjunct Professor in Philosophy at Houston Community College. Find more about Tim’m’s work at www.reddirt.biz

The interactive master class is a kaleidoscope of personal narrative, activism, and Hip-Hop Dance. Video, lecture, and audience participation will be (re)mix and scratch in this exploration  of sexuality, race, and Hip-Hip Culture.

 OCT 21st 

TIME 4:00pm-5:15pm

EVENT Roots of Hip-Hop Dance lecture/Demo

VENUE University of Texas at Dallas

LOCATION JO 1.216

ADDRESS 800 W. Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75083

PHONE 214.883.2111

TIME 5:30-6:45

EVENT “Body as Text” Talk

VENUE University of Texas at Dallas

LOCATION GC1.208B

ADDRESS 800 W. Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75083

PHONE 214.883.2111

TIME 9:00pm-12:00am

EVENT Featured Poet/Underground Poetry Circus

VENUE University of Texas at Dallas

LOCATION The Pub

ADDRESS 800 W. Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75083

PHONE 214.883.2111

OCT 22nd

TIME 5:00pm-7:00pm

EVENT “Keeping it Real: Hip-Hop has gone Gay” Master Class

VENUE University of Texas at Dallas

LOCATION University Theatre

ADDRESS 800 W. Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75083

PHONE 214.883.2111

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