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THE AMETHYST & AMBER GRIOT GALA: a Celebration of Newark Poetry

June 28 @ 7:00 pm


THE AMETHYST & AMBER GRIOT GALA: a Celebration of Newark Poetry

6/28/2024 @ 7pm

Kruger-Scott Mansion, Newark

Don your swankiest purple and gold formal wear and head over to the historic Kruger Scott Mansion for an evening of poetry, dancing and delight at the Amethyst and Amber Griot Gala. Newark’s connection with poetry and poets runs deep and remains an essential and defining part of the current arts scene in the Brick City today.

Presented in collaboration with EvoluCulture and Dodge Poetry, this special evening takes place on June 28 and features spoken word performances from selected poets and poetry lovers from the Newark community including Margie “Mia X” Johnson, Ameerah Shabazz-Bilal, J Read, Dr. Helena D. Lewis, Ysabel Gonzalez, Se’lah and the EvoluCulture Team.

Plus, there will be a special unveiling of the first ever BrickPile Scholarship for a college-bound student poet.

Sip craft cocktails and snack on scrumptious bites from Chef Lita while you revel in the evening’s rhymes and rhythms.

Once you get your poetry fix, stay for the hottest dance afterparty at with DJs The IZM and Don Krypton. Get your tickets today!

EvoluCulture specializes in event production (virtual and live) with a mission to hold space for, and inspire, artists and art lovers in New Jersey and beyond.

* NTS Official Selections: EvoluCulture Ventures

This category denotes local independent artists, non-profits, small businesses and faith-based organizations that applied and won a competitive grant to perform on showcase stages located in each city or to curate and produce an event for the festival.

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June 28
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Kruger-Scott Mansion
01 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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