July 7 | 7:30pm | $15
An excerpt from, Don't Let The Sun Beat You Home, a one-woman poetry show. A tale of struggle and triumph encompassing the experiences of black women.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Alex Tha Great (Given Real Encouragement Amongst Turmoil) is an accomplished poet, author, workshop facilitator, event host, and budding actress. She is the co-founder and host of Random Xpressions, a monthly open mic venue space in Dallas. A graduate of the University of California, Irvine with a B.A.in African American Studies and Claremont Graduate University with a M.A. in Cultural Studies, she is now in service to others in the field with her scholarship program the Alex Tha Great Award for Black Studies Scholars. Her poems have been published in several journals including The Cookout, Illya’s Honey, The Voices Project, The Legendary, and Linden Avenue. Her one woman show Passport to Womanhood was awarded Best One Woman Show by the Houston Fringe Festival and toured for 2 years. She is the author of three books including the latest title Weeping in Public Spaces (2022). Her most gracious job is being mother to a vivacious 5-year-old little girl and is balanced by a self-care routine involving peanut M & M’s, prayer, and much needed naps. She lives by the motto: Whatever you do, let it be bold!
Dates & Times
- Thursday, July 7, 2022 @ 7:30 pm 2022-07-07 19:30:00 2022-07-07 22:30:00 America/Chicago AMOC Presents Alex Tha Great //artandseek.org/calendar/event/112944/amoc-presents-alex-tha-great Arts Mission Oak Cliff, 410 S. Windomere Ave., Dallas, TX, 75208