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Saturday, May 26
 

11:00am PDT

Seattle Youth Poet Laureate Program
Civically Engaged Youth Poetry

Performers
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Seattle Youth Poet Laureate Program

The Seattle Youth Poet Laureate program is a program of Seattle Arts and Lectures’ Writers in the Schools (WITS) program and Urban Word. Writers Matt Gano and Aaron Counts co-founded the program in 2015 in partnership with Seattle Arts & Lectures. The Seattle Youth Poet Laureate... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 11:00am - 11:45am PDT
Bagley Wright Theatre Sponsored by KUOW 155 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109

11:55am PDT

RingSide
Performers
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RingSide

RingSide Slam is a head-to-head poetry slam in Seattle. The audience is the judge and each artist goes head-to-head single elimination. We want all poets, hip-hop heads, rhymers, dreamers, and first timers to roll through. This is like nothing you've ever seen. We also feature local... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 11:55am - 12:40pm PDT
Bagley Wright Theatre Sponsored by KUOW 155 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109
 
Sunday, May 27
 

12:15pm PDT

2018 Jack Straw Writers, Hosted by Daemond Arrindell
Featuring Kamari Bright, Meredith Clark, Bryan Edenfield, Corbin Louis, Rachel Trignano, Juan Reyes, Dujie Tahat, and Jalayna Walton

Performers
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2018 Jack Straw Writers, Hosted by Daemond Arrindell

Featuring Kamari Bright, Meredith Clark, Bryan Edenfield, Corbin Louis, Rachel Trignano, Juan Reyes, Dujie Tahat, and Jalayna Walton.


Sunday May 27, 2018 12:15pm - 1:45pm PDT
Folklife Café 321 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109

8:20pm PDT

Erin Ingle
Humorist. Feminist. Gemini.

Performers
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Erin Ingle

Erin Ingle is an Oregon-born, Washington-wrought stand-up comic whose silly observational humor might just change the way you perceive things. Equal parts stoner introspection and social commentary, Erin welcomes you into the weird world through her eyes. She was featured on Comedy... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 8:20pm - 8:40pm PDT
Center Theatre 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

9:30pm PDT

Wilfred Padua
Comedian, Asian, 5'10

Performers
WP

Wilfred Padua

Wilfred Padua is a comedian from Seattle who has an MFA in Writing from some school in Chicago. He has performed at Bumbershoot, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, the Laughing Devil Festival in NYC, the Burbank Comedy Festival, and Summer Meltdown Music Festival. He’s usually an idio... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 9:30pm - 10:00pm PDT
Center Theatre 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 
Monday, May 28
 

1:20pm PDT

American Radio Theater
Radio Theater Done Live!

Performers
AR

American Radio Theater

American Radio Theater is an all-volunteer, amateur performing ensemble, dedicated to bringing to life old-tire radio shows where no known recordings exist, as well as creating brand-new works in a classic radio style, complete with live sound effects. The troupe does very few live... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 1:20pm - 2:00pm PDT
Center Theatre 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

3:15pm PDT

Seattle Escribe
Members of Seattle Escribe (The only Spanish speaking writers group in Seattle) will be sharing their work with the audience.

Performers
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Seattle Escribe

Seattle Escribe es una plataforma que une, fortalece e impulsa a los escritores a enriquecer y preservar la riqueza de la naturaleza de la lengua castellana. Nuestros talleres literarios y actividades culturales estimulan la escritura creativa en espanol con el objetivo de compartir... Read More →


Monday May 28, 2018 3:15pm - 4:20pm PDT
Folklife Café 321 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109