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March First Friday Storyteller Series & Teen Poetry Open Mic

  • Chapter 510 & the Dept of Make Believe 2301 Telegraph Avenue Oakland United States (map)

CHILDREN'S STORYTELLER SERIES (6-7pm) 

Come enjoy a night with ADONAL FOYLE (Former Warriors NBA Player) reading from his children's book series "Too Tall Foyle"

Adonal Foyle - is a retired NBA player, a published author, national speaker, and consultant. Adonal currently serves as the Community Ambassador for the World Champion Golden State Warriors. 

Bring your young ones out for an early evening of storytelling, book signing with Adonal, hands on arts activities, tiny bookmaking projects, food, music and more! 

TEEN POETRY OPEN MIC (7-9pm) 

Bring your poems, verses, spoken word pieces and prose to share at our Teen Open Mic, hosted by Vice Youth Poet Laureate - Oakland Samuel Getachew! 

Special Guest Performance By:

Isha Clarke of Destiny Arts- born, raised, and educated in Oakland, Isha grew up surrounded by the art and culture that permeates this amazing city. Inspired by her surroundings, Isha is a poet who love dance and other art forms. She hopes that her writing inspires and energizes listeners. 

Open mic sign up begins at 7pm (must be 19 or under to sign up). First seven poets who sign up are guaranteed a spot in the open mic. Open mic begins at 7:30pm. 

IN THE SPACE ALL NIGHT

Music spun by DJ XCAIROCITOSX 

Tiny bookmaking activities for all!