Monday, March 29, 2010

• • • • • APRIL IS NATIONAL POETRY MONTH!! • • • •SWG REWIND Just A Few Doors From Where It All Started in The Delmar Loop East. Come Unwind and Enjoy the VIBE and VOICES You Remember as We REWIND the POETRY REAL and Screen The Movie that your Ear Remembers.

Hosted by: DEREK 'D BROWN'Music Spun by: DJ WILLPOWER

Accompaniment by: THE BAND WITH NØ NAME (TBWØN)featuring- DAVID A. N. JACKSON - Percussion Ambience Etc. Voice, Poetry, SPW FLOYD BOYKIN JR. - Bass, Flute, Poetry, Spoken WordTRACY MITCHELL - Guitar, VocalsMARCUS LEONARD - Piano, KeysRODNEY THOMAS - Drums

Food Provided by:JUHARI'S CATERING -Mariquita DanielsDebut Poetry Chap Book Release by new author and SWG FAM - Ms JAZMIN WEBSTER "STUPID STUFF AND OTHER POEMS" -'Reading Enjoyment for Those who Appreciate Life.' OTHER BEAUTIFUL FACES and Familiar SPIRITS anticipated in the house - The Memphis (Florida) Crew -"Q", NAJA EMBRE • West Memphis, Arkansas' - Mikki Hooper a.k.a GRAN GRAN - Come bathe in the words, voices, warmth, hugs, smiles, and sounds of missed voices of family, friends, and community. Poetry • Music • Good Times • Memorabilia • Food • Fun • and Family. CD's • Books • Art • Jewelry • Oils • Vendors • & Artisan Wares will also be available for purchase. CELEBRATE POETRY!!!This National Poetry Month event sponsored and brought to you by: David A. N. Jackson - The HOTBOX Virtualclub.STL L.L.C. with support from The SWG FAM • FRIENDS • & FANS.In cooperation and collaboration with:• UHURU SALON • UJAMAA MAKTABA • AFROWORLD • THE GRIOT MUSEUM• EBC INVESTMENTS• DAIL CHAMBERS• LEGACY LIVIN IN THE STL• FIRST CIVILIZATIONS & othersADMISSION

$10ADVANCE ADMISSION per person may be purchased online via - Subject Line: SWG REWIND TICKETS See You there.And as always, - Be Peaceful Be Poetry

Convening at the Crossroads!

St. Louis just had an inspirational wave over this past weekend. We had our first arts convening. To learn more about the event check it out at ! We had a national conversation that needed to be discussed: creative process, the need for more community based inititiaves , relationships and plan of actions.

put on by RAC- Regional Arts Commission St. Louis

Friday, March 19, 2010

Heal Haiti

Memphis College of Art has organized a fundraiser to support Haiti relief efforts. Below is the information to contribute. If you are in the St. Louis area and would like to contribute together please send me an email.

The Memphis College of Art Student Alliance members are currently in the process of collecting funds in order to help bring aid and awareness for those affected by devastation in Haiti. Support can be provided in the following ways:
1. Bring baby formula and/or clothing to the Memphis College of Art front desk located at 1930 Poplar Ave Memphis TN 381042. Purchase a "Heal Haiti" bumper sticker or pin for $2. Please see the Student Services office or send an email to Purchase a Student Alliance Hoodie for $15, also available in the Student Service office.
All collected materials and funds will be donated to the "Sonlight Children's Home" in Port au Prince.
For further information please contact me or visit