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Just Bust! Open Mic featuring Lance Newman
November 3, 2017 @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Open Mic in the On Wisconsin Room featuring Lance Newman
Lance G. Newman II, has been writing and performing since he was 13 years of age. As the founder of SpreadLovEnterprise and the ‘slam master’ for the adult poetry slam team, Loohavul Lip; Lance uses his long standing relationship with the city, to teach, encourage, and conduct poetry workshops and spoken word events all around. (http://bit.ly/spreadloveent)
#SpreadLOVE is a movement of proactivity and change defined by culture, knowledge, and individuals heightening their senses. The man with the vision to bring people together and provoke this developmental movement is Mr. SpreadLove a.k.a. Lance G. Newman II. SpreadLovEnterprise Founder and CEO, Lance continues to induce this renaissance by way of his philanthropy, poetry, instruction/activism, arts hosting and more….
As Executive Director of Young Poets of Lousiville, he was a cofounder of the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage team Roots & Wings — a new theatre project integrating art and performance as catalysts for restoration of self and community in West Louisville’s “Zones of Hope” neighborhoods. Roots & Wings expands, formalizes, deepens and elevates the work of African-American spoken word artists, filmmakers, dancers, musicians and DJs led by poet Lance Newman.
Roots & Wings enlists the support of experienced arts and community mentors, to support a group of emerging artists as they explore the links between traditional West African and Appalachian cultures and conduct peer-to-peer writing, music and performance workshops in the “Zones of Hope” neighborhoods. The result will be a new, interdisciplinary work of contemporary theater created by and with West Louisville’s young people to lift up their stories of struggle and triumph.