7/12/10 Dirty Gerund Welcomes Sara Brickman from Seattle! PLUS! News Round Up Haiku Quiz Show!
This week the DG welcomes Sara Brickman, author, performance artist, and ten year veteran of the spoken word circuit. Born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan, she cut her performance teeth as a core member of the renowned Volume Youth Poetry Project, leading her out of the wilds of the mid-west to join the Hampshire College Slam Collective. An instructor at the Bent Writing Institute and adult mentor for Youth Speaks Seattle, she was recently a finalist in Write Bloody Publishing’s manuscript competition, and has work forthcoming in Bestiary Magazine. She is currently preparing for performances at the 2010 Femme Conference and the Bumbershoot Music Festival. Sara prefers her ukulele tuned and her sweaters argyle. She gulps her breath-notes in Seattle,Washington. Check her out online HERE or see her perform online HERE and HERE!
BONUS RUCKUS – The Nick Davis News Round Up Haiku Quiz Show! Is just what it says it is. Three lucky contestants will guess what current events / news story Nick is waxing anchorman style in Haiku form! Oil Spills? Lebron? The Gubernatorial Race? First to guess three correctly takes the prize. Winner wins something. It’s too hot to make promises! Stay Classy Worcester!
BONUS BONUS RUCKUS – Our pal Greg McKillup has the haps on a very possible special guest band playing a set during our musical interlude. Shane and the crew will still be on hand to make your poems jump and jive! Yosh and Chicken are still in the fixin you up something special via grill or cocktail shaker business! Snacks need volunteering, let us know….
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