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|Friday, February 01, 2013|
|BMA Speaks // Orron Kenyetta (7:00 pm - 9:00 pm)
FREE (Cash bar opens at 6:30pm)
Join us for this exciting evening of spoken word hosted by Sharrif Simmons, featuring a performance by Chicago-based poet Orron Kenyetta.
7PM // Poets and spoken word artists are invited to present pieces 3-5 minutes in length, inspired by the exhibition Face Jugs. Advance registration is recommended for those wishing to perform; please contact Kristen Greenwood at
8PM // Chicago-based poet and teacher Orron Kenyetta presents a spoken word performance inspired by the Face Jugs exhibition and David "Dave the Potter" Drake, the African American slave who defied his captors by inscribing verse and other personal flourishes into the pottery he was forced to produce for the Edgefield Distrcit pottery works in South Carolina.