Cafe Cultura: Open mic, art, food, vendors, & community!
VOLUNTEERS PLEASE ARRIVE AT 6:30pm :-)
Note: Make sure to come early to sign up and get a good seat. As always, we welcome anybody who is willing to help in the organization of the event.
WHEN: 2nd Fri. of every month (Sept. 9th, Oct. 14th)
--->Doors open w/ Vendors @ 7:00 pm
--->Show starts @ 7:30pm
WHERE: La Academia @ Denver Inner City Parish (9th ave & Galapago St)
WHAT: All ages Open Mic Night
Come express yourself creatively or just chill with your people
$3 donation (nobody turned away)
Everyone is welcome!
For more info: firstname.lastname@example.org; 720-394-6589; facebook.com/cafecultura
---->Red Feather Woman: International performing arts entertainer, Rose Red Elk, also known as Red Feather Woman, Lakota/Assiniboine- Native American storyteller, singer, songwriter and author, is from the Fort Peck Reservation in Poplar, Montana. She is an enrolled member of the Sioux/Assiniboine Tribes. An award winning recording artist, for The Keepers of the Earth, spoken word 2006, two time nominated for a Native American Music Award and Indian Summer Music Award for her latest CD-"Distant Drums", continues her to make her mark in the industry as a unique blend of the old with the new, as she weaves the oral tradition of Native American stories and the new sound of today's music.
---->Slam Nuba: SlamNUBA is a nationally competitive slam poetry venue based in the historic five points of Denver. Started in 2007 as an extension of the slam poetry scene cultivated by the Mercury Cafe and the foundation provided by Cafe NUBA, SlamNUBA has provided access for culturally diverse voices at a national level. The team has represented the artistry of Denver in the years since its birth with top 12 finishes in National Poetry Slam. The 2011 team, consisting of Theo Wilson, Bran Do, Ayinde Russell, Jovan Mays and Dominique Ashaheed (w/ coach Jen Rinaldi and team alternate Mikena Richardson) were crowned National Poetry Slam Champions this year in Boston, MA!
---->Community feature: Denver Indian Family Resource Center & The Strong Fathers Program. The program promotes responsible fatherhood and life in our cultural and traditional ways. They will be hosting a community event entitled "Weaving a Healing Voice: Unraveling the Trauma of Domestic Violence" on September 16th, 2011 @ Denver Indian Center