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African "Praise Poetry": A poetry and performance workshop
May 14, 2022 from 4:00-6:00pm
Grades 9-12 and Adults
Participants will learn about the various literary/compositional techniques used in the art form of southern African “praise poetry.” Participants will experiment with these techniques to compose and perform praise poems commemorating life events, achievements, and qualities of themselves or others. This workshop will help participants cultivate skills in public speaking, acting, and creative writing while also helping to promote positiveView more