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Arts can Teach – Poetry workshops with Ariel Clarke

February 21 - 18:00 - 19:00

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An event every week that begins at 18:00 on Tuesday, happening 4 times

Join Educator, Writer, Artist, Ariel Clarke for a 4-week session of virtual poetry workshops. For ages 13-18.

With a focus on Maya Angelou and Amanda Gorman, you will be able to examine and explore Black Poets and their work to make powerful statements. You will learn multiple poetic forms to use and express your own voice as well as learn to perform spoken word. Themes include: Using your voice, the power of voice and expression, Self-identity.

Materials you will need: Notebook, pencil/pen, markers (optional)

Ariel Clarke is a Drama and Education Alumni from the University of Windsor. She went on to complete a Master’s degree in Teaching at OISE-University of Toronto. She has done various community work with marginalized/racialized youth, as well as has taught across multiple Elementary and Secondary schools in Ontario. Ariel has also done specific work in social justice education targeting systemic racism, which has allowed her to implement anti-racist and anti-colonial perspectives as part of lesson design and planning in the classroom and community.

Registration required. Registrants will receive an additional email with the Zoom link ahead of the program.

Details

Date:
February 21
Time:
18:00 - 19:00
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://biblioottawalibrary.ca/en/event/arts-can-teach-poetry-workshops-ariel-clarke-virtual

Organizer

Ottawa Public Library
Phone:
(613) 580-2940
Email:
InfoService@BiblioOttawaLibrary.ca
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