Amani

Poet and slam performer Amani O+ will read from her work at the Social Justice Center, 33 Central Ave., Albany on Thursday, July 21, 2016 at 7:30PM.

Poet & performer Amani O+ was a member of Albany’s Nitty Gritty Slam team that competed at the 2015 National Poetry Slam in Oakland and is the current Slammaster of Nitty Gritty Slam series held at The Low Beat on Central Ave. each 1st and 3rd Tuesday.

A reading by a local or regional poet is held each Third Thursday at the Social Justice Center. The event includes an open mic for audience members to read. Sign-up starts at 7:00PM, with the reading beginning at 7:30. The host of the readings is Albany poet and photographer Dan Wilcox. The suggested donation is $3.00, which helps support this and other poetry programs of the Poetry Motel Foundation, and the work of the Social Justice Center. For more information about this event contact Dan Wilcox, 518-482-0262 or dwlcx@earthlink.net.

The Social Justice Center, founded in 1981, is a non-profit organization working for progressive social change through education, community building and collective action. The center advances the struggles against racism and for peace and justice. For further information about the SJC call 518-434-4037.