Loud ‘n’ Unchained Theater company presents a series of writing workshops and open mic events centering Black, Indigenous and POC, Queer, Trans and Disabled writers and authors. Each open mic will feature a new QTBIPoC Disabled artist and and Live DJ. Sign up in advance to read or show up by 5:45 to sign up to read!
October 13 5:45-7:45pm Writing Workshop (feat. T.S. Banks)
October 14 6-7:45pm Open Mic (feat. K.I.L.O. aka SkitL'z with mini feature Sarah B. and music by DJ Boyfrrriend)
Theme: Truth vs. Perception
T. S. Banks is a community organizer, disability justice and mental wellness advocate, poet, and playwright from Madison, WI. A First Wave and UW Madison Graduate. He is the Founder of Loud ‘N UnChained Theater Co. Which is also home to LNU Black Theater Festival; that premiered April 2021. His work addresses visioning for Black Power + Liberation, a critique of the medical-industrial complex, psychiatric violence, sanism, radical care + access, transformative justice. QT Justice, Disability Justice, and cross-movement solidarity.
This event is part of the Ripple Project, a year-long series of free humanities programs focused on equity in the Dane County public libraries. Learn more at www.beyondthepage.info/ripple-project