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Poetry & Spoken Word Workshop with Regie Cabico

at Davis Library

2024-07-24 16:00:00 2024-07-24 17:30:00 America/New_York Poetry & Spoken Word Workshop with Regie Cabico Are you a creative writer? Do you want to work with a published author? In this poetry workshop, we'll use imagery to create poems that incorporate pop culture & autobiography to celebrate who we are. Davis Library -

Wednesday, July 24
4:00pm - 5:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-07-24 16:00:00 2024-07-24 17:30:00 America/New_York Poetry & Spoken Word Workshop with Regie Cabico Are you a creative writer? Do you want to work with a published author? In this poetry workshop, we'll use imagery to create poems that incorporate pop culture & autobiography to celebrate who we are. Davis Library -

Are you a creative writer? Do you want to work with a published author? In this poetry workshop, we'll use imagery to create poems that incorporate pop culture & autobiography to celebrate who we are.

First, we'll watch award winning spoken word artist, Regie Cabico's performance of his coming-of-age story My Hoprah. With sharp character dialogue and comedic timing, hear how Regie, a young Filipino American boy, growing up in Southern Maryland, escaped the silver queen cornfields and hold of his Catholic immigrant mother after being inspired to move to New York City by the movie Fame.

Regie Cabico, the “Lady Gaga of Poetry”, is a spoken word pioneer having won The Nuyorican Poets Cafe Grand Slam and later taking top prizes in three National Poetry Slams. His television credits include 2 seasons of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, NPR’s Snap Judgement & MTV’s Free Your Mind. As a theater artist, he received three New York Innovative Theater Award Nominations for his work in Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind with a win for Best Performance Art Production.

For teens ages 12 to 17 years.

Questions about this program? Please contact Davis Library at 240-777-0922.



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This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Library, Montgomery County, Inc.

Library Program Attendance (both virtual and in the branch) is limited to participants within the suggested age range of the program. Adults attending a program intended for children must have an accompanying child.


Accommodation Requests

People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing should request English-language captioning or sign-language interpretation at least five days before the library-sponsored program they plan to attend. Contact the Assistant Facilities and Accessibility Program Manager at 240-777-0002 with all other accommodation requests.

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Davis Library

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