WACO Theater Center in association with Eli Lu Entertainment and Richard Lawson Studios presents “I Got The Mic: Poetic Experience” Episode 4, which will air on February 10th, 2020 at 5 pm pst & 8 pm est on WACO Theater Center’s Facebook and Youtube. This episode’s topic: BLACK HISTORY – CELEBRATING THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE
Co-Artistic Directors of WACO Theater Center, and Co-Owners of Richard Lawson Studios, Tina Knowles Lawson, and Richard Lawson, are executive producers on the project, along with Philadelphia twins sisters, Eli and Lu Bevins, Co-Founders of Eli Lu Entertainment. Featured poet Theresa tha S.O.N.G.B.I.R.D. and musical featured performer Clay Dub will be gracing our virtual stage.
Fixated on wordplay, metaphors, expression, and creative storytelling, “I Got The Mic: Poetic Experience” is a virtual talent show highlighting wordsmiths in an array of genres, such as poetry, spoken word, rap (hip hop), monologues, skits, Cyphers, songwriting, and other literary art forms. Each showcase consists of a featured poet or spoken word artist, musical guest performance, and a DJ. Additionally, each show is integrated with segments on “The Evolution of African Culture,” focused on the diasporic flow of Africa’s Influence on arts and culture worldwide. This alignment to I Got the Mic’s programming is for the fulfillment and purpose of elevating and connecting African heritage and culture with U.S. descendants. Season one kicked off with the lens centered on Ghana. Furthermore, the Evolution of African Culture dives into Ghanaian influenced poetry, literature, fashion, visual art, music, culture, and more.
For more information on past and future episodes, visit I Got the Mic’s Instagram page @igtm_experience and WACO Theater Center’s Facebook page and website at wacotheatercenter.com