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Christopher Luna performs with Tyler Burba by Nathan Tompkins

Christopher Luna performs with Tyler Burba by Nathan Tompkins

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Children's Poetry/Diverse Voices at Giddens School (Seattle) May 2

Thanks to Connie Walle in Tacoma for forwarding this. From: "Sheba Burney-Jones" <> Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2009 22:11:09 -0700 Subject: Children's Poetry Workshop Saturday - Everyone Welcome Children's Poetry/Diverse Voices Saturday, May 2, 10am - 1pm FREE and Open to the Public Giddens School: 620 - 20th Ave. So., Seattle 98144 <> , (206) 324-4847 Giddens School's 2nd annual Children's Poetry/Diverse Voices is a free, hands-on poetry workshop to create, read and listen to poetry written for, by or about children. Young writers (ages 6-12) and their families, teachers and others interested in pursuing poetry from plural perspectives are invited to explore poetry - from hip-hop to haiku, sonnet to song - with celebrated poet Kathleen Flenniken, spoken-word troupe Youth Speaks Seattle, local poet Aaron Counts, plus featured guest Tiana Townsell, Miss Black Washington 2009. Poems will be generated at the workshop for the first volume of a Giddens School poetry chapbook entitled Words Alive. Come spend a morning interacting with your children and poetry! If you have a favorite children's poem, bring it along to share. Snacks provided. On-site child care available for children under 6 for a nominal fee. Email to RSVP for childcare. Questions or further information: Call Sheba at (206) 324-4847 ext. 37.

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