Fri, Oct 01|
The Unity Center of Peace in Chapel Hill
Meditation Of A Powerful Legacy : George Floyd
Inaugural Spoken Word fundraiser event for the George Floyd Memorial Center.
Time & Location
Oct 01, 2021, 6:00 PM
The Unity Center of Peace in Chapel Hill, 8800 Seawell School Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516, USA
About the Event
A Meditation Of A Powerful Legacy: George Floyd A Night of Music, Slam Poetry, and Spoken Word will be an elegant semi-formal night of Slam Poetry and Spoken Word competition; Spoken Word artists will compete for cash prizes based on multiple rounds of judged competition. The event will be hosted by renowned Spoken Word artist Johnny Lee Chapman and music will be provided by the talented K97.5 DJ Brian Dawson. Spoken Word and Poetry has often been seen as an art form of radical, raw, artistic expression and on October 1, 2021 eight artists will come together to share original pieces of how the death of George Floyd touched their lives in a significant way. The event will also include musical performances by award winning artists Taborah Adams and Ike Floyd. Attendees are asked to attend in semi-formal or formal attire and to remain masked for the duration of the event. Covid-19 protocols will be strictly enforced indoors regardless of vaccination status.
Interested event attendees are encouraged to purchase tickets ahead of the event and visit www.GeorgeFloydMC.org to learn more about the aims of the Center. Donations can also be submitted via www.GeorgeFloydMC.org, please make sure to list your organization affiliation/ organization name/ business name in the comment section of the event page.
Email Carringtonanc@gmail.com or Thomas@georgefloydmc.org for additional event information.