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Beyond the Bars Pre-Conference Event “Rhythm & Words”

March 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

In anticipation of the 9th Annual Beyond the Bars Conference on March 7th – 10th at Columbia University, the Center for Justice is hosting a per-conference kick-off event that will feature a live hip-hop jazz fusion band, spoken word poetry, art, and comedy in the heart of New York City!
This event is FREE and open to the public with registration.
Join us for
“RHYTHM & WORDS”
Friday, March 1, 2019
The Forum at Columbia University
125 th Street and Broadway
6 – 8:30 pm
Click the link below to register:

Featuring

Osei Caleb

Comedian / Host

Def Comedy Jam / Apollo Comedy

 

Shanelle Gabriel

HBO Def Poet/ Singer/ Activist & Lupus Advocate

HBO Def Poetry, Season 6

 

David “D-Black” Roberts

Actor / Spoken-word artist

Orange is the New Black, Season 5 / Daredevil, Season 3

 

Steven Williams aka Tha Real

Actor / Spoken-word artist

King of Paper Chasin’. Directed by La Monte Edwards. (2011)

 

Antoinette Cooper-Bumekpor

Poet

TEDx Talk. “Death by Chocolate Cyst: If My Illness Had a Voice”

 

Lawrence Bartley

Poet

TEDx Talk. “Power of a Parents Voice”

 

ASITISWRYTTEN

Poet/Author

Debut Book: No Rest In This Skin

Click the link below to register:
For more information on the 9th Annual Beyond the Bars Conference
CenterforJustice.Columbia.edu

Details

Date:
March 1
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Website:
events.columbia.edu/go/Words