Semi Finals Night #2 ft. Bri Blue
Wed Mar 22 2023 at 08:00 pm to 11:00 pm
The Starry Plough Pub | Berkeley, CA
About this Event
The LONGEST RUNNING POETRY SLAM ON THE WEST COAST!
Bringing you some of the best poetry from across the world every week since 1999, and third in the nation at the 2015 National Poetry Slam!
These poets spent all season long pouring there hearts out to our audience. Now, the BEST of the BEST have to overcome one another to make it to FINAL STAGE! Which top 4 poets will qualify for FINAL STAGE?!
TO BE ANNOUNCED!
DOORS OPEN @ 7:00PM
Workshop Hosted in Person and Online @ 7:15PM!
Workshop Zoom ID: 828 8644 3258
SHOW STARTS AT 8:30PM!
About the feature:
Brianni “Bri” Blue
Author, Poet, Spoken Word Artist
Brianni “Bri” Blue is a published author, spoken word artist and motivational speaker from Berkeley, CA. Also a UC Berkeley alumna, Bri’s passionate and emotionally-charged performances allow her to connect with audiences through empathy, relatability and inspiration. She has received numerous invitations to lend her creative, captivating brand of truth telling to events nationwide, including the national stage for Lexus’ broadcast performance show Verses & Flow. A three-time published author, Bri has a digital following of over 20,000 people, was the Founder and Host of the weekly “Speak Easy” open mic series, and created the 'Unapologetically You' Awareness Campaign with a mission to uplift and empower women. Named the Bay Area Black Music Award’s Best Female Spoken Word Artist from 2014-2017, the recipient of four 2016 Bay Area Black Music Awards, and the 2017 Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Black Graduation Keynote Speaker, Bri is a multi-talented dynamo that must be heard.
Notable Accomplishments for Bri Blue
Performer on Season 1 of Lexus’ Broadcast Performance Show ‘Verses and Flow’
Three time Published Author: -No Crystal Stair (2008) -Destination: unknown (2011) -Destination: Still Unknown ...Pack Light (2014) -Author of motivational chapbook “Advice & Anecdotes” (2018)
2018 Featured Performer at State of Black Health National Conference (Atlanta, GA) 2016-2018 Mistress of Ceremonies for Family Support Services Annual Gala
2014-2017 Bay Area Black Music Awards Recipient: Best Female Spoken Word Artist
2015 Bay Area Black Music Awards Recipient: Best Live Performance Founder of the Unapologetically You Awareness Campaign (2015-Present) Co-Founder of Blood, Sweat, Tears, & Ink (2013-Present)
Member of the Berkeley Slam Poetry Team (2016)
Member of the Oakland Slam Poetry Team (2015)
Producer of Blood, Sweat, Tears, & Ink's 'She Speaks!' and 'He Is...' Performing Arts Showcases (2014-2015)
Founder/Host of Speak Easy Open Mic (2013-2018)
Keynote Speaker for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo’s Black Graduation (2017) Featured Performer at Kaiser Permanente's Excellence Awards Gala (2014)
Where is it happening?The Starry Plough Pub, 3101 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley, United States
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