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Bloedel Hall at St. Mark’s
1245 10th Avenue East, Seattle, Washington 98102
3/23 Sarah Kay & Phil Kaye (spoken word poets)
plus musical guest Nora Rothman
@ Bloedel Hall, St. Mark's
5:00p doors, 6:00p show
8:15p doors, 9:00 show
$20 general advance/day of show (not including fees)
$15 student or veteran w/ID
All ages, mostly seated, bar w/ID
Please note that some material may not be suitable for children 14 and under.
— ABOUT SARAH KAY:
Sarah Kay is a poet, performer, and educator from New York City. She is best known for her talk at the 2011 TED conference, which garnered two standing ovations and has been seen over ten million times online, but she has also been a featured performer at the United Nations, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, The Royal Danish Theater, and hundreds of other venues around the world. Her poetry can be found on Netflix tv shows, Uniqlo t-shirts, and bookstore shelves. She is the author of four best-selling books of poetry including “B,” “The Type,” “No Matter the Wreckage,” and “All Our Wild Wonder.” Sarah holds a Masters Degree in The Art of Teaching from Brown University and an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from Grinnell College. She is the founder and co-director of Project VOICE, an organization that uses spoken word poetry to entertain, educate, and inspire students and teachers worldwide.
on twitter here. on facebook here.
ABOUT PHIL KAYE
Raised in a California beach town to a Japanese mother and Jewish-American father, Phil first fell in love with spoken word poetry at age 17. Since then, he has performed in hundreds of venues in fifteen countries. His work has been viewed online over five million times and featured in media outlets ranging from NPR to Al Jazeera America to Upworthy.com.
Most recently, Phil was invited to perform alongside His Holiness The Dalai Lama for the celebration of his 80th birthday. He is the co-director of Project VOICE, an organization that uses poetry as tool to promote empowerment, improve literacy, and encourage empathy and creative collaboration in classrooms and communities. Through his work with Project VOICE, Phil has worked hands-on with students of all different ages in over a hundred schools around the world.
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— We have a mix of normal chairs, some tall chairs, and standing room in back.
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