Schedule 2017

Day of the Dead Poets Slam 2017 Schedule of Events


Friday November 3, 2017 at Studio 324

Saturday November 4, 2017 at Rochester Art Center

Youth Poetry Showcase

SKULL_16YOUTH POETRY SHOWCASE: “I REMEMBER…” | FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3 | 6:30 PM -8:30 PM

Young poets will perform their original poetry inspired by their life and memories!

SKULL_16VIP! VERY IMPORTANT PACHANGA! |FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3 |  9:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Come party and meet the poets and artists! Talk to artists and to learn their inspiration and process, hear some preview performances, and get special Day of the Dead Poets Slam swag, like signed posters and t-shirts.

Free Family Day Day of the Dead Poets SlamSKULL_16DIA DE LOS MUERTOS CRAFTS AT THINK & DO FREE FAMILY DAY | SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4 | 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Children and their families are invited to create traditional Day of the Dead altars, decorate sugar skulls, decorate candles, and make papel picado, a traditional Mexican craft using brightly colored paper and scissors. Everyone is invited to place their creations on a community altar, dedicated to lost loved ones.

Day of the Dead Poets Slam SKULL_16DAY OF THE DEAD POETS SLAM | SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4 |  Opening Reception 6:00 PM | SHOW BEGINS 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM 

The main event! See poets come to life and compete in the Poetry Slam for prizes, honor, and glory! Enjoy Mexican food provided by El Carambas, and watch dancers Mexica Yolotl and Mexica Yolotzin light up the room with traditional Aztec dance and music.

 

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts & cultural heritage fund.

 

 

Day of the Dead Poets Slam 2016 Judges
Day of the Dead Poets Slam 2016 Judges. Image courtesy of Dawn Sanborn Photography. 

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This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts & cultural heritage fund.

 

 


For more information please contact:

Danny Solis | 505–459–3574 |   McKay Bram | rochesterartensemble@gmail.com |

Studio 324 | http://studio324.org/

Rochester Art Center |  www.rochesterartcenter.org |