SLAM! with G Yamazawa-CANCELED

December 16, 2016
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Friday, December 16, 6:30 PM

Please note: Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience. All previously purchased tickets have been automatically reimbursed. Please check your credit card statement and notify our Box Office if you do not receive your reimbursement in 5-7 business days.

Everyone has a story to tell in this workshop and performance with National Poetry Slam champion G Yamazawa! The son of Japanese immigrants in America, G has risen through the ranks of the poetry slam scene with a signature lyrical flow and a personal style that tackles the big issues of the day. Come hear G as he tells his personal story and guides participants on how to write about and share their own life experiences, before setting off his poetic pyrotechnics in a performance that will bring down the house! Free Gallery admission with ticket purchase

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© G Yamazawa

Born in Durham, NC and raised by Japanese immigrants, George Masao Yamazawa, Jr. is widely considered one of the top young spoken word artists in the country. "G" is a National Poetry Slam Champion, Individual World Poetry Slam Finalist, and Southern Fried Champion, and has toured in over 50 American cities and 5 European countries. Winner of Kollaboration DC 2012, Audience Choice Award Recipient of the Inaugural Kollaboration Star and 2013 Kundiman Fellow, G has been featured at the Sundance Film Festival, Bonnaroo Music Festival, TV One’s Season 3 of Verses and Flow, the Pentagon, and the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

  • Friday, December 16, 2016
  • 6:30 pm