February 24 - 27, 2010
Urban Verbs: Hip Hop Conservatory and Theater

Carlos Contreras, Colin Diles Hazelbaker and Hakim Bellamy

Poetry Performance Workshop
Thursday, February 25th ~ 5:30pm - 7:00pm ~ Carnegie Hall, Room 010

This workshop will focus on the idea of bringing the self into the writing. The main performance is written around the idea of writing, revealing who we are through the cultural lens of Hip Hop. Another focus will be collaboration between writers and musicians alike. If you are interested in bringing your class to this workshop, please contact Karin Blackburn with the total number of students attending. We need to make sure we have enough seats for everyone. Please respond by Monday, February 22nd.

Main Performance
Friday, February 26th ~ 7:30pm - 9:30pm ~ Eben Holden

A show that explores and blurs the lines between music, poetry and the daily grind. This work-in-progress excursion will travel the much celebrated and controversial border between poetry and music, namely SPOKEN WORD and HIP HOP.

*This event is funded by the Alcoa Foundation Cultural Affairs Program Fund