Spoken Word Workshop with TJ Medel, Book Launch and Open Mic

Cebu Literary Festival presents a spoken word and storytelling workshop with Filipino American talent, TJ Medel, on Saturday, March 18, 2017, 3:00 PM at the Cebu Cultural Center, across the University of the Philippines (UP) Cebu. This will be followed by a book launch and the #cebuLitFest Open Mic.

Spoken Word Workshop with TJ Medel, Book Launch and Open Mic | Cebu Finest

[Photo credit: Cebu Literary Festival]

Spoken Word Workshop with TJ Medel, Book Launch

TJ is an exciting talent who studied at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York as well as at Chicago’s Second City. He has performed as a poet and spoken word artist in venues as diverse as Chicago’s Green Mill and New York’s Madison Square Garden. He is an ensemble member with Chicago Slam Works Poetry House Ensemble, Hip-Hop Collective Elephant Rebellion, SoChi Voices, Theater Unspeakable, and the incredible two-man improvised spoken word group, PREACH.

Spoken Word Workshop with TJ Medel, Book Launch and Open Mic | Cebu Finest

TJ Medel [Photo credit: vinhluong.com; TJ Medel on Facebook]

After the workshop, there will be a book launch of “Somewhere My Anger,” a poetry book by Therese Marie Villarante and illustrated by Alexie Vidal, as well as a special edition of “Departures” featuring poems by Francis Terrado, Juanita Romualdez, and TJ Medel.

The #cebuLitFest Open Mic is a regular celebration of spoken word and music. It is a showcase of original poetry and songs by upcoming and established performers.

Those interested to attend or perform may sign up at the “Cebu Literary Festival” Facebook page. The #cebuLitFest Open Mic starts at 7:00 PM.

For more details about this show, or to get latest updates and future schedules, join the Official Cebu Literary Festival Facebook Page.

About Cebu Literary Festival

Cebu Literary Festival is a full day of everything literary — talks, moderated conversations, books, music and poetry events. One of their programs is the Open Mic, an event of spoken word and music with performances from renowned artists and talents in the music, theater, and literary field in Cebu and other regions in the Philippines, and also abroad.

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