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Word Church featuring Bri Blue

  • Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History 705 Front Street Santa Cruz, CA, 95060 United States of America (map)

Come join us this coming Monday as usual to read, write, and share poems with one another. We'll be gathering in the Garden Room at the Museum of Art and History.

$2–7 cover fee at the door.

The night breaks down like this:

4:00–5:00     FREE Writing Workshop (sharing is optional)
5:30               Signup List Goes Out
6:00–7:00     Open Mic
7:10               This Week's Featured Poet: Bri Blue!

More on this week's feature:

Bri Blue is an Author, Host, Orator, Spoken Word Performing Artist, Women’s Rights
Advocate, and Motivational Speaker hailing from Berkeley, CA. A UC Berkeley alumna,
Blue’s passionate and emotionally charged performances allow her to connect with
audiences through empathy, relatability and inspiration. Blue has been invited to lend her
creative, captivating brand of truth telling to events across the country, including the
national stage for Lexus’ broadcast performance show ‘Verses and Flow’. A three time
published author, Bri Blue has a digital following of over 20,000, is the Founder and Host
of Speak Easy, a widely popular four year’s running weekly Open Mic Showcase in
Northern CA, and created the Unapologetically You Awareness Campaign whose
mission is to empower, inspire and uplift women who have questioned their value, worth
or purpose. Named the Bay Area BMA’s Best Female Spoken Word Artist from 2014-
2017, the 2015 Northern CA Entertainers Music Awards Poet of the Year, the recipient of four 2016 Bay Area Black Music Awards, and the 2017 Cal Poly SLO Black Graduation Keynote Speaker, Blue is a dynamo that cannot be ignored.

Booking Inquiries:
All Social Networks: @MrsBriBlue

Notable Accomplishments for Bri Blue
Performer on Season 1 of Lexus’ Broadcast Performance Show ‘Verses and Flow’
Three time Published Author:
-No Crystal Stair (2008)
-Destination: unknown (2011)
-Destination: Still Unknown ...Pack Light (2014)
2015 Bay Area Black Music Awards Recipient:
Best Female Spoken Word Artist of The Year
Best Live Performance
2014 Bay Area Black Music Awards Recipient:
Best Female Spoken Word Artist of The Year
2014 4th Annual H.O.P.E. (Helping Others Pursue Excellence) Awards Recipient:
Most Inspiring Writer Of The Bay Area
Founder of BSTI's Unapologetically You Awareness Campaign (2015)
Member of the Oakland Slam Poetry Team (2015)
Co-Producer of Blood, Sweat, Tears, & Ink's 'She Speaks!'; and 'He Is...' Showcases
Co-Founder/Host of Speak Easy Weekly Open Mic Showcase (2013-Present)
Featured Performer at Kaiser Permanente's Excellence Awards Gala (2014)
Co-Founder of Blood, Sweat, Tears, &; Ink (2013-Present)
Berkeley USA Brand Manager for DopeOnly (2013-Present)

All ages, styles, backgrounds, beliefs, and needs are welcomed.

Respect is expected.

See you there,
The Legendary Collective