Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Poetry and Music


Jovan Mays was born in a suburb of Denver, Colorado named Aurora in 1986 from a Brooklyn born sharp tonged mother and a Queens raised blue collar father. His introduction to hip hop molded his vision of culture and art. He attended Chadron Sate College in Nebraska for 6 years and earned a B.A. in History and Coaching along with playing football, wrestling, acting and cultivating the spoken word in many forms in this small rural town.
He is a member of the 20ll Denver SlamNUBA Slam team that won the National Poetry Slam in Boston, Massachusetts and is currently working in the education world as a teacher of performance poetry to instructors and students along with touring the country performing

The Blacklight Lounge is the place where music meets art,meets poetry,meets YOU.  This showcase will feature the talents on Northern California's BEST artists and performers...We are celebrating Black History Month in a special way the year!!

Raymond Walker is an accomplished painter who has had work featured around the world. He is bringing his art to the Moon River inn for display and also some of it will be for sale.

NerCity is one of California's most accomplished poets...he is the creator and host of the Golden Gate slam, and has produced several CD's and books of his work....

Lakeisha Mondy has been blazing the scene for the last two years in Sacramento, and has just returned from a tour in japan...she will be rocking live sets with her band....

Imhur Onlysun, DyvaCat, Ayanna Miss Ambitious, Promise P, D.Scott, and more!!

Tickets will be on sale in advance for only $10.
text or call 916 730 5405 or 916 698 3164 for info...price is subject to increase at the door

General Admission tickets are also available on Wednesdays at Mahogany, or click here and paypal:


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