A HOME BRINGING FOR AMIRI: spoken word and musical tribute for amiri baraka

Join us Sunday March 2nd at 7pm for a very special tribute to the great Amiri Baraka featuring an unforgettable ensemble of poets and musicians that includes five of San Francisco’s six poets laureate.

Amiri BarakaIt is a traditional African belief that one has never died until there are none among the living to remember them.

Featured musicians include Nic Bearde (Jazz vocals), George Long (saxophone), Destiny Muhammad (harp/vocals), Colin O’Leary (guitar/vocals), Jorge Molina (traditional instrument/vocals), and Keenan Webster (Kora).

Poets include Dee Allen, Mahnaz Bahidian, Lincoln Bergman, Charlels Curtis Blackwell, Neeli Cherkovski, Boadiba, Diane Di Prima, Agneta Falk, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Maketa Groves-Smith, Gary Hicks, Jack Hirschman, devorah major, Karen Melander Magoon, D. Scott Miller, David Meltzer, Alejandro Murguia, Dottie Payne, Ramu, Kevin Simmonds, and Michael Warr.

This event is sponsored by ArtInternationale! Art Lounge, The Emerald Tablet, and The Revolutionary Poets Brigade.

Sunday March 2nd 2014, 5 pm doors, 7 pm performances
The Emerald Tablet, 80 Fresno St, San Francisco, CA 94133 (map)
Free. Delicious complimentary food. Drinks by donation.

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