NEW Youth Spoken Word Workshop to debut at Gloria J. Parks Community Center

“All Word & No Play” is a FREE 10-week spoken word workshop open to all youth ages 12 to 18. Thanks to a partnership between the University District Community Development Association and Just Buffalo Literary Center and the support of the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, students will have an opportunity to hone their craft, whether that be rap, poetry, or spoken word, under the direction of professionals in the field.

The workshop runs from January 18th to March 30th on Wednesdays from 3:30PM – 4:30PM and Thursday from 6:00PM – 7:00PM at the Gloria J. Parks Community Center located at 3242 Main Street.

FREE Master Classes with Professional Performance Poets Benjamin Brindise and Dayatra Hassan will be held on Saturday, April 1st and Saturday, April 8th from 2:00PM – 4:00PM.

Students will have an opportunity to develop their own original poetry and rap and perform at “All Word & No Play” Performance Showcase on Friday, April 21st at 7PM.

Click the flyer below to learn more or call the Community Center at (716) 832-1010poetry-flyer-side-1-final