Get ready for Valentine’s Day with an electrifying afternoon of live performance, photography, and personal storytelling by Edward & Andrew.
Date: February 12, 2021
Time: 1 PM UCLA Sex Squad
& 2 PM Through Positive Eyes
No need to Register: Zoom-in Here!
Banishing Stigma: Black Voices and HIV
In recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD) on Feb. 7 and Black History Month, featuring voices from the Black community exploring the power of storytelling, the impact of HIV and thoughtful ways to take action. Edward, Kia & Positively Positive will present their stories.
Date: February 24, 2021
Time: 12 – 1PM PDT
I’m not presenting my story in these two events, but I will keep you informed when I’m scheduled for a public event.
The Gates Foundation Discovery Center has announced the opening of the exhibition: Through Positive Eyes.
This storytelling project and traveling museum exhibition that has empowered more than 140 people living with HIV/AIDS in 11 cities around the world to tell their story by using their own words and images. The exhibition coalesces around one core tenet: the belief that challenging stigma against people living with HIV/AIDS is the most effective method for combating the spread of the virus. Please check the Discovery Center website for information on events you can join at https://www.discovergates.org/
FEATURE READING: Poetry Bridge Series
This monthly reading series, housed at the C&P Cafe, went online weekly since covid. I read at their Inauguration Day Tournament on January 20th. Although my poem did not win, the top winner, John Groski, as part of his prize selected me to be a featured reader.
I’m excited for this 20 minutes! I will read a series of pandemic poems written since last March!
Date: Feb. 24
Time: 7 PM
To get Zoom link send me a message with your email! It is changed for each reading and I’ll have it the day of, so if interested reach out and I’ll forward the link. OR, Subscribe to the Poetry Bridge email list putting the word SUBSCRIBE in the heading: firstname.lastname@example.org
“Grand Funk Railroad,” was published in Mad Swirl! Yes, I waited on line to get tickets!
“First Burroughs at Sunrise, Mt. Rainier,” was published on WA Poetics Routes, a map with poetry created by our Washington State Poet Laureate, Claudia Castro Luna. See if you can find it! On my website you will find the recording that goes with the poem!