Slam Poetry Performance

Event Date: 
Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm EST
Event Location: 
Finnish Labour Temple (314 Bay Street)
Event Fee: 
Pay What You Can
Event Contact Name: 
Dr. Steven Jobbitt
Event Contact Phone: 
(807) 343-8305
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The Department of History and the Resource, Economy, and Society Research Group (RESRG) at Lakehead University, is pleased to welcome Los Angeles-based Slam Poet, Activist and Author, Matt Sedillo, to Thunder Bay for a series of events running January 14-16, 2015.

Sedillo PosterSedillo is the Grand Slam Champion of Damn Slam L.A. 2011 and was the Guest of the city of San Francisco for the San Francisco International Poetry Festival 2012. He has been featured in The Los Angeles Times, Brooklyn and Boyle, Art! The Magazine, Russell Simmons All Def Digital, on KPFK 90.7 FM in Los Angeles, and preforms throughout the U.S. at universities and political events. He is the author of "For What I Might Do Tomorrow".

Sedillo will be featured at the following events in Thunder Bay:

- Spoken Word Workshop: Brodie Resource Library, Wednesday, January 14th, 2015, 6:30-8 PM (open to the public)
- Lecture: Lakehead University, Thursday, January 15th, 2015 at 10 AM (open to public - room to be determined)
- Slam Poetry Performance: Finnish Labour Temple, Thursday, January 15th, 2015 (open to the public)

These events are sponsored by the Lakehead University Department of History and RESRG.