Words Beats & Life: The Poetics of Place

Saturday, July 14 at 1 p.m.


Words Beats & Life is a D.C.-based organization dedicated to transforming individual lives and communities through hip-hop. During the first half of this event, spoken-word artists paint verbal pictures of the uncommon beauty of the places they find themselves. Afterwards, visitors are invited to enjoy an open mic session.

Dave Adams, Words Beats & Life, Wake Up the GiantDave Adams, Words Beats & Life, Wake Up the Giant

The featured artists include:

Patrick Washington: Member of the Poem-Cees  http://www.poemcees.com/

Bomani Armah: http://notarapper.com/

Tony Keith: Educator. Poet. Nerd. http://www.tonydapoet.com/Tony_Keith__Poet._Educator._Nerd./Welcome.html

Charneice Fox Richardson: Straight, no Chaser Productions http://www.sncfilms.com/#!

Ms Taylor Johnson: Youth Poet

Mike Penn: Youth Poet

Corcoran Gallery and College of Art + Design
500 Seventeenth Street NW Washington, DC 20006
Gallery:  (202) 639-1700
College: (202) 639-1800