When the Poetry Hits the Fan

Organized By Melrose Poetry Bureau


Highways Performance Space (34.023580, -118.477230)


You've never seen poetry like this before. Welcome to our WACked out world where up is down and mountains are just metaphors for...well, you tell us! Hosted by Melrose Poetry Bureau, students from Bobby Gordon's UCLA World Arts & Cultures/Dance 2 Poetry and Performance improvise poems on the spot and duel against each other for your delight! This interactive poetry show is sure to stir the poet in even the most cynical non-writer. Featuring poets & UCLA guest lecturers Brian Sonia-Wallace (Amtrak Writer-in-Residence) & Nayeli Adorador-Knudsen, and guest starring Linda Ravenswood, official nominee for Poet Laureate of Los Angeles. Fri May 12 & Sat May 13, 8:30 PM Discounted tickets for students! http://www.highwaysperformance.org/ https://www.facebook.com/highwaysperformance/ Come see what happens when stakes are high and the poetry hits the fan!