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Donnie Welch's Leaving Dynamite Workshop Performance in New Orleans—Saturday 10 Aug 2013

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Slam poet Donnie Welch presented a workshop performance of Leaving Dynamite livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Saturday 10 August 2013 at 5 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 7 p.m. CDT (New Orleans) / 8 p.m. EDT (New York). Expected run time: 45 minutes. 

Leaving Dynamite is a new, original piece of slam poetry/monologue theatre exploring the recent trend of young American men to execute extreme, public acts of mass violence.

You’re invited to provide feedback on the performance by joining this Facebook event and additionally, you can tweet responses using hashtag #howlround. Share the word!

Donnie Welch, a 21-year-old Boston-based poet, has toured the country with his impassioned, uplifting, insightful, and distinctive poetry. His most recent work is a collection of children’s poetry, Who Gave These Flamingos Those Tuxedos?. Welch’s unique voice has energized a strong, fresh fan base throughout the country.

This presentation of Leaving Dynamite will be the culmination of an intense week-long development process in New Orleans, Louisiana with 22-year-old producer and director, Alex Ates.

The purpose of the presentation is to allow Welch and Ates to experiment with material in front of an audience, collect feedback, and refine the production so it can move on to the next stage of its development.

About HowlRound TV
HowlRound TV is a global, commons-based peer produced, open access livestreaming and video archive project stewarded by HowlRound, a knowledge commons by and for the theatre, arts, and cultural community. The channel is at howlround.tv and is a free and shared resource for live events and performances relevant to the world's live arts fields. Its mission is to break geographic isolation, promote resource sharing, and to develop our knowledge commons collectively. Follow and use hashtag #howlround in Twitter to participate in a community of peers revolutionizing the flow of information, knowledge, and access in our field. Our community uses the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (CC BY 4.0). You can become a producer and co-produce with us. Learn more by going to our participate page. For any other queries, contact @HowlRound on Twitter, email tv@howlround.com, or call Vijay Mathew at +1 917.686.3185 Signal/WhatsApp. View the video archive of past events.

 

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