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Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture and the Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent invite you to attend a participatory workshop and presentation of new poetry and music inspired by An Immigrant Alphabet (www.iAlphabet.org).

Poets Trapeta Mayson and Frank Sherlock will present their commissioned works followed by an interactive poetry workshop and a premiere of compositions by Jay Fluellen (piano) and Kinan Abou-afach (cello) with Hafez Kotain (percussion) and Valerie V Gay (vocals).

Date: Saturday April 21, 2018

Time: 1:00 – 3:30 PM

Location: Philadelphia History Museum

Admission: FREE


1:00 – 1:30 p.m. – Introductions and refreshments

1:30 – 2:00 p.m. – Poetry read by Frank Sherlock and Trapeta Mayson

2:00 – 2:45 p.m. – Collective Poetry Workshop facilitated by Frank Sherlock and Trapeta Mayson

2:45 – 3:15 p.m. – Music performed by Jay Fluellen, Kinan Abou-afach, Hafez Kotain, and Valerie Gay

3:15 – 3:30 p.m. – Q&A