Cafe Cultura Open Mic, Friday Feb 14th
Doors Open at 7pm (show starts @ 7:45pm)
Spread the word…Bring your family and friends!!!!!!
VOLUNTEERS PLEASE ARRIVE AT 6pm 🙂
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 our work in the community.
WHEN: 2nd Fri. of every month…Feb. 14…March 14th (@ Denver Indian Center)
WHERE: Denver Inner City Parish/La Academia (9th Ave & Galapago St)
WHAT: All ages Open Mic
Come express yourself creatively or just chill with your people
$3 donation (nobody turned away)
Everyone is welcome!
—>Lyla June Johnston (Dine’/Cheyenne) is a veteran slam champion and indigenous activist from Taos, NM. Focusing more on non-competitive forms of poetic expression, she prays to bring unity and healing to all people through her words. Her lyricism is informed by Diné and Lakota ceremonial philosophies and a sincere prayer for all of our relations.
—>Rowie Shaundiin Shebala is a Native American Poet from the Navajo Nation. She is a 2 Time Phoenix Grand Slam Champ, Women of Phoenix Champ, 2013 IWPS Contender, and is named after Sunshine.
Live Art from Arika KOKO Santos:
Born in the city of angels, this Angelino began her artistic journey rooted in graffiti and urban art. In her life, she has overcome many struggles and challenges and continues to triumph through like the phoenix that rises from the ashes. After a decade of living in Hawaii connecting with her Native Hawaiian ancestry she returns to the mainland with the essence of Pele, The Fire Goddess, and resides in Denver, Colorado, where she is pursuing her master’s degree in Art Therapy. Koko is an artist of many mediums including murals, painting, drawing, sculpture, jewelry design, live installation, dance, poetry, fashion/costume design, and is currently working on a new D.I.Y. clothing line dropping in 2014. As an artist she is passionate and works as an arts educator and community activist, with an emphasis on empowering the youth through the arts.