Evening of Action - Student written spoken word poems responding to local and national social justive issues. Poems are accompanied by science fair type presentations on these topics.
Date: April 21, 2017
Location: Gateway High School, 1430 Scott St. San Francisco, CA
Our 9 week residency culminates with student performances at the Ryse Center. Topics focus on personal growth, immigration, racism, school and reclaiming identity.
Date: May 12, 2017
Location: Ryse Center, 205 41st St. Richmond, CA
Students from our 16 week residency perform alongside the Skyline Poetry Slam Team as featured artists at the prestigious Oakland Poetry Slam
Date: June 6th, 2017
Location: Awaken Cafe, 1429 Broadway, Oakland, CA
Gateway High Slam Team members compete in the Brave New Voices Bay Area preliminary tryouts
The culminating event of the DS partner orgnization SPARC poetry where teams from both programs face off
The vanguard culminating event of the Digital Storytellers program. Students from elementary, junior high, high school and college level poetry slam teams compete at this compete in this innovative literary tournament to where intersections of age and geography illustrate the unique stories each of us contribute towards our pluralistic society
Date: June 16 and 17th, 2017
Locations: Awaken Cafe, The Starry Plough, Alan Blueford Center for Justice
The unveiling of a student edited arts focused magazine featuring performances from the Gateway High Slam team and residency participants.
Location: Gateway High
Gateway High and Skyline Slam teams compete against 30 High schools in this Bay Area wide competition
Date: 4/26/17 & 4/27/17
Locations: New Parkway Theater, Oakland and Mission Cultural Center, SF