Mar 04 2022


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


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Woman Empowerment Open Mic Poetry Night with Monica McDaniel

Women Empowerment Open Mic Poetry Night

March 4th, 6-8pm at LEAF Global Arts Experience (19 Eagle St)

$5 at the door

Join us for a performance by Monica McDaniel followed by an open mic poetry night.

Monica McDaniel is a mother, writer. producer, author and director. As a Native of Asheville, Monica has been following her passion for writing for many years. Starting her production company in 2012, Winnie Child Productions. Monica is a published author two books of poetry and short stories. She has created stories that are relatable in the African American Communities , selling out shows at the Asheville Community Theaters.

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Mayani is a Maasai boy from longido Arusha. He went to boarding school at 6 years old and lost his Maasai language and tradition. Since joining the LEAF program, he has learned to sing Maasai songs, practiced the ‘jump’ tradition and wear Maasai shukas (traditional clothing). Mayani is extremely happy and is currently teaching other youth the culture.