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THE 8th ANNUAL LA GET DOWN FESTIVAL at Greenway Court Theatre

Dates: (4/6/2024 - 4/27/2024 )

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Greenway Court Theatre

Greenway Arts Alliance

544 North Fairfax Avenue
Los Angeles,CA 90036

Phone: (323) 673-0544

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Greenway Arts Alliance (Whitney Weston and Pierson Blaetz, Co-Founders and Co-Artistic Directors), in association with Da Poetry Lounge (DPL), presents THE 8th ANNUAL LA GET DOWN FESTIVAL, celebrating the Los Angeles’s diverse arts communities through hip-hop and spoken word. DPL Co-Founder Shihan Van Clief (Russell Simmons presents Def Poetry Jam International Tour) and Arianna Lady Basco (The Fabulous Filipino Brothers) return as Festival Directors. The festival, which takes place during U.S. National Poetry Month, opens April 6, 2024, with the closing ceremony on April 27 at Greenway Court Theatre (544 N. Fairfax Avenue). Tickets are now on sale at GreenwayCourtTheatre.org.

 

THE 8th ANNUAL LA GET DOWN FESTIVAL will showcase exciting, inspiring, and refreshing new works, voices and workshops by many of the best hip-hop artists, spoken word poets and educators. This year’s festival headliner is acclaimed writer/director/actor/poet Dante Basco, who will present a workshop performance of his new solo show From Rufio to Zuko, directed by Lisa Bierman. Other festival favorites include two poetry slams brought to you by Da Poetry Lounge. Greenway Arts Alliance will also present the first-ever LA Get Down Wordsmith Achievement Award and will honor the late, legendary American jazz poet/singer/musician/author Gil Scott-Heron.

 

Events --

Saturday, April 6 at 8 p.m.

Saturday, April 13 at 8 p.m.

Friday, April 19 at 8 p.m.

Saturday, April 20 at 8 p.m.

Sunday, April 21 at 2:15 p.m.

Friday, April 26 at 8 p.m.

Saturday, April 27 at 8 p.m.

 

Workshops --

Saturday, April 20 at 12 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Sunday, April 21 at 2 p.m.

Saturday April 27 at 2 p.m.

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