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YANAYA spoken word workshop & performance

YANAYA spoken word workshop & performance
Packsaddle Studio @ NERAM

18 June 2017

These workshops are aimed at providing opportunity to local artists using skills in spoken word. There is a focus on indigenous language, confidence and delivery. Whether you are a poet, spoken word artist or singer-songwriter, I hope to see you there and help you with your craft.

David Leha, (aka Radical Son)

Age: 12-18 years
Tutor: Lead facilitator David Leha (Radical Son)
Time: 10.00am – 12noon
Location: Packsaddle Studio @ NERAM

Presented by Beyond Empathy & New England Regional Art Museum

Explore rhyme, rhythm and language in this two hour free workshop with artist, songwriter and musician David Leha and a group of local artists. Mixing hip-hop, rap, language, music and poetry these workshops will give participants the opportunity to create new performance pieces.

David Leha is from the Kamilaroi nation of Australia and the South Pacific nation of Tonga. He performs regularly as Radical Son and released the album Cause ‘N Effect in 2014. He has worked with Opera Australia, Archie Roach and the Sydney Festival and regularly conducts workshops with Beyond Empathy, Community Prophets and the Jimmy Little Foundation.

Cost: Free workshop – all welcome
Register online to participate

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Ticket price: Free

Facilities: Wheelchair access, Disabled amenities