Catch Isis Storm Co-Founder Reza Wreckage Alongside “Slam Champs” Franny Choi & Ryk McIntyre: TONIGHT, Nov 17 in Providence

17 Nov

“Sorry to be both vague and cliched, but hearing the poetry of Franny Choi (only once) kind of changed my life, and there are lines in the love poems of Ryk McIntyre that have taken my breath away.” – Reza Rites/Reza Wreckage

Slam Champs:
A Poetry and Open Mic Event
Featuring Ryk McIntyre & Franny Choi

Thursday, November 17, 2011 

7-10 PM @Roots Cultural Center
276 Westminster Street
Providence, RI 02903

$5 cover

Presented by and Friends, additional performances by DJ Reza Wreckage, singer-songwriter, Marc Dorcean & other special guests. Open mic sign-ups ahead of time ( or beginning at 7 PM sharp.


Ryk McIntyre is a Multi-Hyphen sort. Poet, critic, performer, workshop facilitator and co-host at both GotPoetry! Live (Providence) and Cantab Lounge (Cambridge,MA). Ryk has performed his work at Boston’s ICA, NYC’s New School, Portsmouth, NH’s Music Hall and Lollapalooza, to name just a few. He has toured the US, performing in countless Poetry open mics and festivals.

Franny Choi was a finalist at both the 2011 National Poetry Slam and the 2011 Women of the World Poetry Slam. Her literary work has appeared in Fringe, Issues, Visions, and the College Hill Independent. Her play, Mask Dances, was the first undergraduate play to be produced in Brown University’s Writing Is Live Festival. Franny has served as a facilitator of WORD! Performance Poetry Group and is currently a Program Director at the Providence Youth Student Movement (PrYSM), a Southeast Asian youth community organization.


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