WAT?!: Word Around Town

Nuestra Palabra – Latino Writers Having Their Say present the Word Around Town tour was originally put together by three Houston poets: Zelene Pineda, Joe B., and Stephen Gros, as a way to celebrate and exhibit Houston’s varied and talented spoken word artists and the venues that support them. This endeavor is presented as a week long poetry marathon.

The original WAT tour began in the summer of 2006 with 10 poets. This year’s line-up includes fourteen poets and six venues, from coffee shops to cultural centers, and presents a consummate sampling of talent from numerous backgrounds and poetic styles.

The Word Around Town Poetry Tour will take place at these times and locations:

Sunday, July 20th – 8pm
Bohemeo’s Art House
708 Telephone Rd.

Monday, July 21st – 8 pm
MECA
1900 Kane St.

Tuesday, July 22nd – 8pm
Project Row Houses
2521 Holman

Wednesday July 23rd – 8pm
Notsuoh’s
314 Main St.

Thursday, July 24th – 8pm
Bohemeo’s
708 Telephone Rd.

Friday, July 25th – 8pm
Avant Garden
411 Westheimer Rd.

Saturday, July 26th – 7pm
BOX 13 Artspace
6700 Harrisburg Rd.

(via ArtsHound)

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