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J. Alan Hezekiah, SPEAK UP! Feature

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J. Alan Hezekiah, SPEAK UP! Feature

Time: October 7, 2009 from 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Location: Tatiana's Restaurant and Lounge
Street: 70 Market Street
City/Town: Lynn, MA 01901
Website or Map: http://www.tatianasrestaurant…
Event Type: open, mic, feature, performer
Organized By: Tony Toledo
Latest Activity: Oct 4, 2009

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J. Alan Hezekiah, SPEAK UP! Featured Performer, Wed Oct 7th, Lynn, MA. Tony Toledo = host

J. Alan Hezekiah is a Musician, A Drummer, a Designer, a Carpenter and a Teacher. He has taught music in the Lynn Public Schools. His life has been one big story. This Wednesday he will share it with us at SPEAK UP! See you there.

SPEAK UP! is a Spoken Word Open Mike.
Sign up for your own five minutes of fame at 7 PM.
The open mike starts at 7:30.
J Alan Hezekiah goes on around 8:30 PM.

Tony Toledo, host SPEAK UP!

Tatiana's Restaurant and Lounge
70 Market Street
Lynn, MA 01901
(781) 477-0700

Tatiana's is right in downtown Lynn next to Zimmans.
The credit union is across the street.
Parking is available on street and in the lot behind Tatianas.
You can also take the Rockport/Newburyport Commuter Rail to Central Station Lynn. It's five minute walk. Great food, great people, great voices, great combination.

SPEAK UP! Spoken Word Open Mike is hosted by Tony Toledo. FREE.
Comedians, Storytellers, Poets, Community Organizers,
and ordinary folks who want to rant get your 5 minutes.

SPEAK UP! happens e very Wednesday evening. Open Mic sign up is at 7 PM.
The Open Mic starts at 7:30. Every Open Miker gets 5 minutes to share what ever is on your mind.
Watch the five minute hourglass on the table in front of the stage. When the sand has run through please wind up. Every one receives a metal thank you. A coin if you will. The Featured Performer goes on at 8:30.
Little Red Riding Hood's basket will be passed to collect gas money so our feature can get home.

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Grand Prize for South Shore Grand Slam Story Slam generously donated by Nicolette Heavey and Stories In The Streets (A Maine Get Away)

Stories in the Streets in an outreach literacy program that focuses on families in at-risk areas and fosters community engagement in storytelling by: 1) Creating opportunities for public storytelling wherever families gather — a farmer’s market, laundromat, or food line; and, 2) Offering storytelling workshops that raise family engagement in literacy, cultural awareness and community understanding.  The program is currently active in Lawrence, Brockton and Randolph.


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