31ST PAN AFRICAN FILM & ARTS FESTIVAL

FEBRUARY 2023

Spokenword Fest

Spokenword Fest
SPOKENWORD FEST

Each year, PAFF presents the SPOKENWORD FEST presenting America’s hottest wordsmiths in one of the most popular poetry slams and showcases.

PAFF Spokenword Fest in Collaboration with Diverse Verses LA

Sunday, April 24 @ 7:00 p.m.
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza Bridge, 2nd level

Hosted by Paul Mabon and Renee ‘Kooki’ Chatman

Honoring

THE LEIMERT PARK POETS

MsT Musze
Dana Chism
Sandra Laraine Coleman
Dr. Alice The Poet
Renaissance Man
Art.Us Mansoir
XMan (Producer)
Not Pictured
John Myers (Co-Producer)
Dr. Didra Brown (Exec. Producer)
Ami Judah
Yawo Watts
Mr. Foster
Tovi Khali
Daudi
Sadiqua

Featuring

Sandra Laraine Coleman
Dr. Alice Nicholas
Conney Williams
Lady Basco

Special Guest Poets

George McDonald (A Soulful Voice and Poetry Favorite)
Judah 1 (Inaugural Poet Laureate of Pomona, California)
Ed Mabrey (4x World Poetry Slam Champion)
Lorenzo Frank (Host of S.W.A.A.M.- Spoken Word Art And Music)
N’Zinga Frank (Entrepreneur and Artist)

Performances By

DAANSEKOU (West African Drumming and Dance Collective)
Elena Love (Vocalist, Poet and Beautiful Spirit)
Andrea Jones (2X Academy Award Performing, vocalist)
Curtis Robertson Jr. (Bassist, Guitarist and Songwriter)
Dj S.O.U.L.- O (Music)
FrankLife and Buddafly

+ Crowd Interaction Favs

‘Old School vs New School’ (Find out which music is better!)
and ‘The Shoe Game!’ (Awards for the Best Shoes!)

Produced by PAFF and Diverse Verses LA

DIVERSE VERSES LA
Paul Mabon
Renee ‘Kooki’ Chatman
Philosophy
Quan the Poet
Jorden Mosley
Dj S.O.U.L.- O

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