Climbing PoeTree is coming to the Engine Room this November!

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Climbing PoeTree harnesses creativity as the antidote to destruction through their award-winning spoken word, hip hop, and world music. Co-creators Alixa Garcia and Naima Penniman have independently organized more than 30 national and international tours, taking their work from South Africa to Cuba, the UK to Mexico, Scotland to India, and throughout the U.S. including 11,000 miles toured on a bus converted to run on recycled vegetable oil. The session will open with the music of Arielle King.

Doors open 7pm, Concert at 8pm. Food and drinks provide from the bar before, during and after the show.

Produced in Collaboration with: Showing Up for Racial Justice Upper Valley, the Center for Transformational Practice, the Hartford Committee On Racial Equity and Inclusion & the Community Resilience Organization of Hartford.

Sponsored by: Execusuite LLC, the Sustainable Future Fund, the Mascoma Savings Bank Foundation and others. 

To Support the Work of: JAG Productions, the Environmental Justice Law Society of Vermont Law School & Living Proof Mentoring Program

Each time I have the pleasure of attending a performance by Climbing PoeTree, I feel enriched, renewed, and inspired.
— Dr. Angela Y. Davis
I am moved profoundly by the power of their words!
— Dr. Cornel West

WE RISING UP is Climbing PoeTree's 4th music video release from INTRINSIC – a triumphant anthem insisting that dignity, safety, and self-determination for all Black people is a prerequisite for universal justice.

Produced by: Alixa Garcia, Naima Penniman and Salvador Bolivar Directed by: Alixa Garcia, Naima Penniman and Salvador Bolivar Principal editor: Alixa Garcia


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