Wednesday, 2 October 2013

Rhythm & Slam Poetry & Performance

Rhythm & Slam Poetry & Performance
Migrant Writers & Performing Artists Ireland
RUA RED Arts Centre, Tallaght - Wednesday 16th October at 6pm
Admission free - booking essential

Migrant Writers and Performing Artists Ireland will showcase a night of multi-cultural poetry readings. This entertaining event will also feature an interlude of classical music and a scintillating Georgian dance group. The night will feature work by writers:

  • Dr. Theophilus Ejorh, creative writer, journalist, sociologist, activist and founder of Migrant Writers and Perfoming Artists Ireland;
  • Dr. Kate Antosik Parsons, visual artist, writer and art historian, originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, USA;
  • Nita Mishra, poet and currently studying for a PhD at University College Cork; 
  • Ziad Salih, Iraqi born poet and writer living in Dublin;
  • Kunle Animashaun, writer, poet and dramatist;
  • Usha Maharani, Malaysian of Indian ancestry, Usha speaks and writes in three different languages – English, Tamil and Malay;
  • Nicy Kasa, born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and living in Ireland for the past seven years, Nicy is the writer of the award-winning poem,"Where I Come From", upon which the three-minute short documentary film by Luke Morgan is based.

This event is supported by the Arts Office, South Dublin County Council

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