Be A Part of SPEAK

March 22, 2007

Be A Part of SPEAK

Poetry TV Show Starts Filming This Friday

March 22, 2007 – Port of Spain, Trinidad…Aya Vision, Trinidad and Tobago’s leading independent film producers, are calling on all interested persons to be a part of the audience at SPEAK, Trinidad and Tobago’s first performance poetry television show. The show will be hosted by rapso man, Wendell Manwarren, of the group 3 Canal.

SPEAK brings mainstream attention to a flourishing underground poetry scene featuring local and regional poets giving their thoughts on a wide range of issues of personal and national importance. Each half hour show will feature new artists alongside established icons of poetry and music, including Leroy Clarke, Brother Resistance, Levi Myaz, King David, Cecelia Salazar, Stanton Kewley and Ceteswayo Murai.

Filming of the 13 part series starts this Friday, March 23 and continues every Friday and Saturday for three consecutive weekends at Woodford Café Carpark, Woodford Street, Newtown.

Audience members should be seated by 6:30 p.m., as taping starts promptly at 7:00 p.m. For more information contact Aya Vision on (868) 624-5562 or (868) 716-0988 or email gfranco@gmail.com

WHAT: SPEAK, a poetry revolution for television

WHO: Emerging artists alongside established icons of poetry and music from the region and local arena, including Leroy Clarke, Brother Resistance, Levi Myaz, King David, Cecelia Salazar, Stanton Kewley and Ceteswayo Murai

WHEN: WEEK 1: March 23rd & 24th

WEEK 2: March 30th & 31st

WEEK 3: April 6th & 7th

WHERE: Woodford Café Carpark, Woodford Street, Newtown


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