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Sessions Open Mic: Special Guest, Asia Rainey

June 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Sessions Open Mic welcomes all spoken word artists, singers, musicians, comedians… Our June show features Asia Rainey

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Sessions Open Mic

Friday, June 10, 2022

7:30pm

Featuring Asia Rainey

Sessions Open Mic welcomes all spoken word artists, singers, musicians, comedians…Headlining our June mic is the incomparable Asia Rainey.

As always, if you have any questions, let us know. To sign up for a slot in the Spoken Word forum, email Adrian Jones at adrian1914@hotmail.com.

Asia Rainey is a multidisciplinary artist and writer with a resume spanning spoken word poetry, music, theatre, visual arts, and film. A native New Orleanian, her work reflects the vivid vernacular, southern rhythm, and spirited culture of her birthplace. Known for writing with intense imagery and lyrical storytelling, Ms. Rainey has been welcomed as a dynamic performer at numerous events, festivals, and educational institutions. Her work in the arts, education, and activism has received national and international acclaim, from being named a 2017 Literary Arts Fellow for the State of Mississippi to serving as a U.S. arts delegate overseas. As an educator, she has authored curricula for creative writing, facilitating workshops for arts professionals, academic teachers, and audiences spanning generations.

At Link Centre, she is part of our family and the creative mother of Sessions Open Mic, which began when Asia was Artist-in-Residence here. We are thrilled to have her back at the mic on Friday, June 10.

She will also conduct an afternoon writing workshop on Saturday, June 11, 3-5pm. Admission to the workshop is available separately or in combination with the Open Mic.

Workshop Topic: Developing Your Writing.

Venue

Black Box Theatre