Last night was my monthly spoken word event. It’s always crazy, long and incredibly diverse. I enjoy the eccentric side of life and my monthly event is magnet for these wonderful characters.
one man who has learning disabilities has been coming along to my event for quite a while, he sometimes interrupts the acts and sings, “time of your life ” randomly. There is normally a kind sole who encourages him to listen to the acts instead of interrupting.
Last night at end of the night, I gathered everyone together and we sang, “time of your life ” just for him….
…well we didn’t just sing it, in my true spoken word style we performed it for him. Singing, drumming and one lady got up and danced with him
I have always believed that I am a left brainer i think in a mainly logical way and I am incredibly poor at art.
This weekend. ..on
top of work I ran two spoken word events, took part (movement ) in two public performances pieces and had two rehearsals for a panto I wrote and is being performed next week….Maybe is need to question being a left brainer!
I have just hosted my monthly Spoken word and music event @the Lych Gate Tavern in Wolverhampton and once more it was bursting with local talent. From a young and brilliant singer song writers on the guitar with his friend on the cajon…they must of both been around 18 in age. ..to a lovely elderly experienced poet reciting his own gentle poetry reflecting on the effects of aging.
What have you almost forgot to do Debbie?
Learn dance movements for a poetry and music performance.
When’s it being performed Debbie?
In a few hours time!
……you had better get a move on then
My spoken word events have been running for years now, I have wonderful local talents perform. I try to put on events where everyone is encouraged to perform without judgement. Ocassionally this includes controversial Acts , last night was one of those.
A brilliant comic performer who spoke about religion and transgender topics, add to that a very drunk member of the audience and a transgender performer. . Let’s just say it was a very eventful 15 minutes …