Spoken Word comes to the Carrack Thursday night

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The Clarion Content and Warner & Company, the filmmakers behind our Spoken Word documentary, “Truth Underground,” are delighted that The Carrack and its Director, Laura Ritchie, invited us to be part of the week of their community show and two year anniversary celebration. The Carrack is a venue that welcomes both spoken word and communitarian projects in general. There will be live spoken word poetry performances and a special screening of the film’s trailer, as well as, an opportunity to meet the film’s director, Gerret Warner, and some of the poets one-on-one.

This film is about the Spoken Word poetry culture in the local area. It follows three area poets through a year in words. Spoken word is not an esoteric exercise in theory for these young people, it is an everyday intimate part of their lives, an emotional outlet, a release valve, a statement space that they fill with vibrant, dynamic challenges that resonate with all who hear them deliver those verses in public.

Spoken Word at the Hayti Heritage Center

Spoken Word at the Hayti Heritage Center

This Thursday night, June 13th, at 8pm, live performances. Come hear the word spoken in person. It will move you.

The Carrack is donation supported, non-profit space, located above Loaf Bakery at #111 West Parrish Street, Durham, 27701.

Click here to make a tax deductible donation through the Southern Documentary Fund, our fiscal sponsor, to support the film, the poets, and the community.

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Aaron Mandel
Editor in Chief at Clarion Content
Aaron Mandel is a writer and an accomplished public speaker. He is the editor and publisher of the Clarion Content, a multimedia and consulting company. For more than five years, the Clarion Content’s media arm, under Mandel’s direction, has covered Durham’s arts, politics, music, and cultural milieu. From breaking news stories to the hottest local acts, the Clarion Content is on the scene.

Mandel has been published in the Raleigh News and Observer, produced numerous art shows, and was recently a featured speaker at “The State of Publishing” conference held in Durham, NC.

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