Itinerary

Upcoming Events

Red Emma's Mother Earth Poetry Vibe--featuring Lyrispect

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THE PRACTICE: BREATHE IT ALL IN

YOGA AND POETRY COLLABORATIVE

LULULEMON, Jean-Jacques Gabriel and Daniel Cordova

CODA

1712 WALNUT STREET

PHILADELPHIA

SUNDAY JANUARY 14, 2018

Doors at 6:45

Practice 7:30-9:00 PM

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Passion, Progress and Pulchritude

Friday, January 12th 7-9 pm

African American Museum of Philadelphia

701 Arch Street 

Philadelphia, PA. 19106

Noel Scales, Solomon Thorne, Brinae Ali Bradley,  Wordz the Poet Emcee, Lyrispect, Basquiat Blues.

A rare lineup of you don't want to miss!

Free Admission

 

The UN/SUNG STORIES OF WE SHALL NOT BE MOVED

Hear the real stories behind the World Premiere production of We Shall Not Be MovedDaniel Bernard Romain, Composer - Marc Bamuthi Joseph, Librettist. The opera uses two historic Philadelphia events to tell its story: the 1985 Philadelphia Police Department bombing of the MOVE house on Osage Avenue and the 2013 School District of Philadelphia budget crisis which caused the closure of 24 schools.


 An evening curated by Lyrispect with Opera Philadelphia featuring:

Ursula Rucker,

Black Boy Fly,

Lee Mokobe,

Selina Carrera,

Amun Xkorpious Re,

Lyrispect,

Youth Poet Laureate Emeritus David Jones

 Songs of the Children (Jubilee School)

 

African American Museum of Philadelphia
701 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106
Saturday, September 9th, 2017
6:30 p.m. — 8:30 p.m. (Free)
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Artist Bash: Drivers of Social Change

"Catch an open mic hosted by The Harvest, and watch Jamie Merwin of Olive Dance Theatre and DJ Rich Medina premiere a new collaboration celebrating the artistry and activism of Muhammad Ali. The lineup also includes Yellow Rage—a spoken-word duo made up of Michelle Myers and Catzie Vilayphonh—and more."

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SPOKEN SOUL 215 COLLECTIVE: Perry "Vision" DiVirgilio, Nina "Lyrispect" Ball, "Just Greg" Corbin, Stephanie "Rhythm" Keene, Reuben Jones and Erica "RhapsodE" Hawthorne-Manon

(featuring a mini- Harvest Open Mic and Showcase Experience hosted by Lyrispect, Just Greg, Rhythm Keene and RhapsodE with Invited vocalist Solomon Thorne)

The Barnes
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130
Saturday, September 15, 2017
8:00 p.m. — 11:00 p.m.
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SEPTEMBER 24TH

 

 

BALTIMORE BOOK FESTIVAL

 

 

Poets Take: Rienne Scott,

Lyrispect 

and Charles Xavier"

 

1:30PM

 

 

Reading & Autographing

 The PreCursor

 

 

Inner Harbor: CityLit Stage


INFO


 

Past Events

Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe Speaker Series: The Life of an Artist & the Competitive Edge

Kayuh Bicycles & Cafe
1900 W. Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
7:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m.
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Artist Bash: Personal Stories on Public Style

The Barnes
2025 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130
Saturday, May 13, 2017
8:00 p.m. — 11:00 p.m.
RSVP

 

WURD Speaks “Sister Power: The Future of Feminism (panelist)

Philadelphia High School for Girls
1400 Olney Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19141
Thursday, March 23, 2017
6:00 p.m. — 8:00 p.m.
INFO

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Music Makes Me Happy: The Gathering (panelist)

William Street Common
3900 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
7:00 p.m.
INFO

 

Will Express for Freedom: Placemaking for the Soul

Drexel University Leonard Pearlstein Gallery: Westphal College of Media Arts & Design
3401 Filbert Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Sunday, February 26, 2017
1:00 p.m.—3:00 p.m.
INFO

 

Women's March on Philadelphia

Logan Circle
Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130
Saturday, January 21, 2017
10:00 a.m.
INFO

 

Philanthropy Network of Greater Philadelphia Fall Conference
Toward a More Perfect Union: Strengthening the Sector Together

Hilton Philadelphia at Penn's Landing
201 S. Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia PA 19106
Thursday, November 17, 2016
9:00 a.m.—4:00 p.m.
INFO