The Official Buddy Wakefield Houston
Book Release Show w/ Ebony Stewart
A Choir of Honest Killers is Buddy Wakefield's first new book of prose and poetry in eight years! Join us on October 25th at 7:30 PM at Rudyard's Pub for Buddy's official hometown Houston book release show!
But wait, there's more...
- We're going to have a special guest feature by Ebony Stewart.
- We'll be premiering Buddy's award-winning short-film Farmly.
- We'll be making more special announcements in the near future.
BUDDY WAKEFIELD :
Buddy Wakefield is a three-time world champion spoken word artist featured on the BBC, HBO’s Def Poetry Jam, ABC Radio National and has been signed to both Sage Francis’ Strange Famous Records as well as Ani DiFranco’s Righteous Babe Records. In 2004 he won the Individual World Poetry Slam Finals thanks to the support of anthropologist and producer Norman Lear then went on to share the stage with nearly every notable performance poet in the world in over 2000 venues internationally from The Great Lawn of Central Park, Zimbabwe’s Shoko Festival and Scotland’s Oran Mor to San Quentin State Penitentiary, House of Blues New Orleans and The Basement in Sydney, Australia.
Ebony Stewart is an international touring poet and performance artist. Her work speaks to the black experience, with emphasis on gender, sexuality, womanhood, and race, with the hopes to be relatable, remove shame, heal minds, encourage dialogue, and inspire folks in marginalized communities. As one of the most decorated poets in Texas, Ebony is a respected coach and mentor, one of the top touring poets in the country, and a Women of the World Poetry Slam Champion. The Sexual Health activist and former Sex Educator is also pursuing a license as a Sex Therapist. As a playwright, Ebony’s one woman shows, Hunger and OCEAN have received B. Iden Payne Awards and the David Mark Cohen New Play Award. She is the author of Love Letters to Balled Fists and Home.Girl.Hood. Her work has been featured in For Harriet, AfroPunk, Teen Vogue, and The Texas Observer. The only poet to perform at the Seattle 2018 Pride Festival before 200,000 people, was Ebony Stewart. She is the #storyoftheblackgirlwinning
ABOUT THIS EVENT
Come exactly as you are.
Except babies. Don't bring those.
Or children. I promise.
$20 at door. Get'm now ;-)
Doors @ 7:30 PM
Show from 8:00 -10 :00PM
The show will be upstairs at Rudyard's Pub.
Capacity is 200 people with 150 seats.
- Seating and Ages -
This show is all ages. Seating is reserved for individuals who purchase a general seating ticket. All other areas of the venue are designated for standing room.
- Parking -
The venue is adjacent to two parking lots. Otherwise, we recommend parking for free on the streets in the neighborhood. Also, we suggest carpooling with friends or maybe splitting an Uber or Lyft.