This coming Thursday at the Social Justice Center the most “Electrifying Man in Spoken Word”, ILLiptical, will be the featured poet at the monthly open mic / poetry reading series hosted by Dan Wilcox. ILLiptical is a local poet/teacher/spoken word artist that has been honing his skills on the mic for many years in the Albany area.
The Poetry Motel Foundation presents the Third Thursday Poetry Night at the Social Justice Center (33 Central Ave., Albany, NY)
November 17, 2011 – 7:00 sign up; 7:30 start
Featured Poet: ILLiptical, The WizARd of MARS
$3.00 donation, suggested; more if you got it, less if you can’t.
Your turkey host: Dan Wilcox.
ILLiptical, The WizARd of MARS is a Spoken Word Poet/Hip Hoppin’ MC with an inspiring passion to speak his thoughts and express his creativity for crowds of various ages and cultures at any given moment as the opportunity arises. He holds a Masters in Writing from the College of Saint Rose and has been an active performer in Albany since his junior year at The High in 2001. One of his ultimate goals in life is to be a creative writing/performance teacher and has just started the process of getting his certification through the New York State Education Department. Keep your fingers crossed!
“Peace to all my Inspirations and Heroes”
If you are not able to make it to the Social Justice Center on Thursday, you may be able to catch ILLiptical at the Nitty Gritty Slam tonight at Valentines.
Photo credit: Dan Wilcox