Monday, August 18th – 7:00 pm
POETS! Ayo Khensu-Ra
with saxophonist Ra-Ta
open mic follows, Jerry Ferraz m.c.
A voice in poetry like Ayo’s does not come along often. Attend to it and see what you find there. Ayo’s father, Ra-Ta, will ride along on saxophone. “some kind of poetic musical endeavor…” says Ayo… “or musical poetic endeavor…whatever. Me reading, my dad playing etc. Come on down, invite a friend, have a drink (there’s usual wine at these things).”
An open mic follows, kicked off by our long-time host Jerry Ferraz… always an interesting, often a brilliant, time…
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Fits nicely in an invitation envelope for mailing. Fits in a pocket as well.
~~ Poetry as philosophy to plumb the deeper truths of these times ~~
$15 and worth every penny
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Jerry Ferraz is a keystone of
the Bird & Beckett cultural edifice, built by you through your decades-long love and support.
Our events are put on under the umbrella of the nonprofit Bird & Beckett Cultural Legacy Project (the "BBCLP"). That's how we fund our ambitious schedule of 300 or so concerts and literary events every year.
The BBCLP is a 501(c)(3) non-profit...
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