• Inkwell Centre (map)
  • 2905 North 50th Street
  • Tampa, FL, 33619
  • United States

A celebration 10 years in the making! Join us as we commemorate the first decade of Heard 'Em Say Teen Poetry!

Performances by:
Curtis Davis
Jamie Dawson/Nia Scott/Zhalarina H. Sanders
Xavier 'CoolKid' Grullon
Jessica Allen
Jupiter Zirkua
Nynchoyha Pitt
Aubrey 'Luna' Diaz
H.E.S. Alternate Universe
The 2017 H.E.S. Slam Team

Presenters:
Liz Prisley
Dennis Amadeus
Tanquilla Tq Hallback
Blacqwildflowr
Dakota Nelson-Folkersen
Angela Lawrence
Laura Estes-Swilley
Melvin & Kimberly Davis

Helen G. Johnson Educational Advocate Award Recipeints:
Laura Estes-Swilley
Amy King Godlewski
Karen Willis Barrett
Yaritza Cintron-Jefferson

Edward & Frances Jennings Parental Partner Award Recipeints:
Melvin & Kimberly Davis
Erica Dawson
Jeff & Wendi Folkersen
Delores Rivera

Heard Em Say Outstanding Alumni Award Recipeint: 
Zhalarina H. Sanders

Heard Em Say Outstanding Donor Award Recipeints: 
Hal & Tabitha Gatewood
Javonté & Talitha Anyabwelé

Heard Em Say Outstanding Community Partner Award Recipeints:
Chris Findeisen & Roberto Torres (Black & Denim/The Blind Tiger Cafe)
Arts Council of Hillsborough County

Heard Em Say Venue Recognition:
The International Bazaar/Mattress Revolution USA
The Hope Learning Center
Mocha Brown's Coffee Lounge
Taproot Community Cultural Center
The Blind Tiger Cafe Ybor City

...and many more acknowledgements and surprises!

Official Soundtrack of the evening provided by Cotton El Murkot!

Friday, May 26th
Inkwell Centre
7:30pm
Admission: $10 in advance/$20-Adults; $15-Teens at the door
100% of proceeds will be used to get Bay Area Teens to the 2017 Brave New Voices International Poetry Festival & Slam in San Francisco, CA!

For more information or advanced tickets, please call (813) 833-4186, email heardemsayyouth@gmail.com or visit http://heardemsay.org/index.php/tickets

Please help spread the word and make plans to be in the building when this amazing night happens!

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