Saturday, May 16, 2009

Voices Rising - LGBTQ of Color Arts and Culture

Celebrate Pride with us at this evening of spoken word, hiphop, breakin’ and drag performance.

More info:; advance tix will be available at Brown Paper Tickets.

RICHARD HUGO HOUSE: 1634 11th Ave., Seattle, WA

JUNE 6 7 PM Doors $10-$25 Sliding Scale

With Special Guests: Mami Watu & Emiko Sugiyama

Mami Watu, Spoken Word Emcee, haijin and community activist has been writing and speaking her truth since 1989. Mentored by Black Arts Movement writers Robert Earl Price, Malkia M’buzi & Askia M. Toure, Mami first found her poet’s voice with the WordSong collective of Atlanta, Georgia. During her eleven year sojourn in Germany, Mami Watu benefited from the presence of other Black womyn writers in Berlin, such as Audre Lorde, Gloria Joseph, Storme Webber. • Born in Tokyo, Japan, Emiko Sugiyama has been dancing since the age of seven. In 2004, she moved to NYC and became a member of Illstyle & Peace Production, a Philadelphia based Hiphop dance company.


Storme Webber
Crystal Ybarra
Mikeya Harper
Dakota Camacho
THEE Satisfaction
Landon Longhill