SPACES invites you to a night where activism and poetry get combined!
We invite you to share and recite with us your original work that explains the experience of living in America. Thus, we hope to retain you through empowerment words from your peers and our special guest Rudy Francisco!
Rudy Francisco was born and raised in San Diego, California. As an artist, Rudy Francisco combines activism and poetry to enlighten the minds of those who witness his performance. Rudy eloquently absorbs the experiences of those around him, synthesizes them and converts their stories into poetry. Furthermore, Rudy has made conscious efforts to cultivate young poets and expose the youth to the genre of Spoken Word Poetry through workshops and performances at schools and community centers. Rudy has also received admiration from institutions of higher education. He has conducted guest lectures and performances at numerous colleges and universities around the nation. In addition to his contributions to education, Rudy Francisco is also the co-host of the largest poetry venue in San Diego and has featured at countless venues and won the hearts of many with the honesty and conviction held in his words. Rudy Francisco is the 2007 San Diego Grand Slam Champion, a member of the 2008 Hollywood Slam Team (5th in the nation), placed 17th in the individual world poetry slam 2008 and is the 2009 National Underground Poetry Slam Champion.
If you would like to read or recite your own work please fill out this form! Please expect an email from us confirming your performance.
If you have any questions please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.