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Lyrical Sanctuary presents Bobby Drake

February 14, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Lyrical Sanctuary presents Bobby Drake
14 Wednesday | Workshop, Open Mic & Performance
7-7:45pm | Writing Workshop | Inclusive Excellence Center (Union 119)
8-10pm | Open Mic & Performance | UWM Union Fireside Lounge

Lyrical Sanctuary is UWM’s monthly open mic night, featuring standout spoken word artists, live music and art, and YOU! Now in its sixteenth season, Lyrical Sanctuary has brought students and community members together to share their passion for poetry, music, art, and creative self-expression. Prior to each performance, the featured artist leads a creative writing workshop open to anyone willing to put their pen to the page.

In honor of Black History Month, we have invited local spoken word artist and performer Bobby Drake to kick off this semester’s Lyrical! Bobby Drake has spent the past 12 years as a poet and music producer based in the city of Milwaukee, Wi. He has performed all over the United States for colleges and univerisities, basement parties, public forums in front of celebrities, and in classrooms.

He is known for his captivating and engaging performance style, which is demonstrated through his ability to both both vulnerable and honest with his subject manner.

For more information, contact Michaela Murry, Sociocultural Programming: (414) 229-3894 / sociocul@uwm.edu. Sponsored by Sociocultural Programming.


February 14, 2018
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Union Fireside Lounge
2200 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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