Sarah Kay & Project V.O.I.C.E


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Who: Sarah Kay is an American poet known for her spoken word poetry. She is the founder and co-director of Project V.O.I.C.E., founded in 2004, a group of poets dedicated to using spoken word as an educational and inspirational tool.

What: Spoken word involves performance-based poetry that focuses on the aesthetics of word play and story-telling. Spoken word tends to focus on the performance of the words themselves, the dynamics of tone, gestures, facial expressions, and more. Poems written and performed by Sarah Kay range from the topic of Hiroshima to walking through life open to experiences and learning.

When: Thursday, November 19, 2015.

For times and a schedule of the day, please see the link below.

Where: NCS auditorium, library conference room, Room 102, et al.

Grades/Students Attending: All students in grades 7-9 will be attending the Project VOICE performance. 25 students will be accepted from grades 10-12 based on an application process. There is an additional private workshop scheduled in the afternoon that is limited to a total of 25 students. All students in grades 7-12 will need to apply to attend the workshop.

Excerpt from “Hands” by Sarah Kay:

"Hands learn. More than minds do. Hands learn how to hold other hands.

How to grip pencils and mold poetry… They learn how to touch

old people, and how to hold babies… They are our histories."