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A Conversation with Bruce George & Poetry Discussion Panel

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This show starts at 9pm EST and is meant to be an educational, enlightening and constructive discussion on misconceptions and realities associated to what is Poetry and Spoken Word. This show will feature Bruce George for the first 30 mins and a panel of well established Poets and Spoken Word artists/educators.

JaySkills Snowden - *Co-Host* - Founder of "Angels with Broken Wings" and Producer of the Angels with Broken Wings Documentary. Senior judge - "Def Poetry Jam" first season

Bruce George *Initial 30 minutes* - Bruce is a visionary, executive producer, writer, poet and activist. His work has been published in major magazines, anthologies, and literary publications. Bruce is the Founder of the critically acclaimed award winning "Russell Simmons's Def Poetry Jam." Founder/Managing Editor of "The Bandana Republic."
Abiodun Oyewole - is a poet, teacher and founding member of the American music and spoken-word group "The Last Poets" that developed into what is considered the first ever hip hop group. (Founded May 1969)
Louis Reyes Rivera Poet/essayist Louis Reyes Rivera has been studying his craft since 1960 and teaching it since 1969. A bridge between the African and Latino American communities and the recipient of over 20 awards, including a Lifetime Achievement Award (1995).
Keith Roach - Poet, author, activist, Keith has produced a variety of reading series around NYC and is a former long time host of the Nuyorican Poet Cafe "Open Room" and SlamMaster of the Friday night slam and co-curator of the 2006 Mid-Atlantic Poetry & Spoken Word Festival. He will simulcast show at 365live
Tantra-Zawadi- Award winning poet/artist/filmmaker from Brooklyn, New York, has performed to standingroom audiences at venues as far away as South Africa, London, Germany and Toronto.
Join your host Tania-Maria Xavier and co-host JaySkills Snowden on July 1 at **6pm PST/8pm CST/9pm EST**