The Root Slam is featuring @em_dial this Friday at MLK Cafe. Doors at 7:30 for the $FREE.FREE. 18 and over.
About our feature: Em Dial is a queer, triracial, chronically ill poet and educator born and raised in the Bay Area. She is an alum of the Stanford Spoken Word Collective and was a member of Stanford's 2015, 2016, and 2017 CUPSI teams, as well as the coach of Stanford's 2018 and 2019 CUPSI teams. They also serve as a member of the Youth Speaks Artist Corps. Their work challenges ideas of what is natural and focuses on narratives of place, the body, family, and race. —————————————————————
The Root Slam is a FREE award-winning open mic and poetry slam venue located at MLK Cafe in Oakland. The Root Slam happens 7:30-10PM every 3rd Friday of the month. 18+ with ID. Come EARLY to guarantee a seat!
Write with us! The Root Slam also hosts a FREE writing workshop 10-11:30AM every 2nd and 4th Saturday (that's THIS SATURDAY!) at Chapter 510 in Oakland. All experience levels welcome.
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