The Living Word Festival

It’s about to GO DOWN this weekend. Head’s up: I won’t be blogging much for the next several days as I’ll be running around in between San Francisco and Oakland helping out with the kick off events for the 7th annual Living Word Festival. Tomorrow we (Youth Speaks) will be facilitating workshops that explore our … Continue reading

Art Files: Marc Bamuthi Joseph

Bornday: Scorpio, 32 years old Birthplace: Queens, New York Medium: Performance (hip hop theatre, spoken word, oral tradition, movement) Alma Mater: Morehouse College Relevant Themes: Fatherhood, identity, diaspora, immigration, hip hop It was 2004, the night before the second inauguration of George W. Bush and Lisa and I took a trip to New York City … Continue reading