Joanne Leva-Souderton Art Jam-Souderton, Pennsylvania 2015

ORGANIZER: Joanne Leva


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Souderton, PA 100TPC 2015 – LINE-UP

8:00AM – 9:00AM: Set-Up provided by Boy Scouts Troup 401


10:00AM – 10:30AM: Forgotten Voices Poetry Group

  Poets: Steve Pollack, Dorothy Shelly, Jim Fillman, Barbara Shisler, Joe Chelius,

Mary Jo Michaels, Marilyn Gross

  Theme: Conservation and the Environment


10:30AM – 11:00AM: Musical Entertainment by Kat Richter (to bring portable wood stage)

Kat Richter is an award-winning columnist, freelance writer and professor of anthropology. She holds an MA in Dance Anthropology from London’s Roehampton University and BA in History and Dance from Goucher College. As a writer, she specializes in dance criticism, travel writing, personal essays and humor.

Theme: History / Art / Race and Racism


11:00AM – 11:30PM: Brian Fanelli

 Theme: Workers’ Rights


11:30AM: – 12:00AM: Hosted by, Uriah Young

  Poets: Anita Nahal, L.A. Strucke

  Theme: Gender and Race

 12:00PM – 1:00PM:  Music by Bernadette McBride and band and Reading

  Theme: Old Rebel Songs (Irish/Celtic/Folk/Pop as well as some Jazz and Blues)

  Poets: TBD


 1:00PM – 3:00PM:  Poetry Slam hosted by MCPL, David Escobar-Martin
Poets: Sign up in advance (Contact Joanne Leva)

  Theme:  Self-identity, be that Racial, Sexual, Gender, Religious, etc.

  Judges: Joanne Leva, Kristina Moriconi, Roy ‘Word’ Smith, Elizabeth Austin, Rodger Lowenthal


 3:00PM – 3:30PM: Hosted by, Elise Brand

  Poets: Souderton Area High School Creative Writing Students (grades 9-12)
Theme: Social Change through the High School Lens


 3:30PM – 4:00PM: The Beats and The Bards hosted by, Susan Gerardi Bello

   Poets: Ryan Torres, Roy ‘Word’ Smith, Amanda Midkift, Barry Gross, A. Aaron Levine, Rodger Lowenthal

   Theme: Children’s Rights

 4:00PM – 4:30PM: Hosted by, Elizabeth Austin

   Poets: Eric Hueber, Bernadette Karpa, Dan Sokoloff, Kathleen Mulholland,

   Robert Earle Stanton, Gaines Taylor, and Molly Weigel

   Theme: Mental Health

 4:30PM – 5:00PM: Open Mic Hosted by, Joanne Leva

   Poets: All are welcome, sign up at event

   Theme: Peace and Love

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