Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Central Heating Lab Premieres

Black and Tan – A Juke Joint

Hosted By Laura “Piece” Kelley Jahn

After Hours Jazz & Poetry Event at The Bullitt Cabaret May 3, 10, 16, 24

Seattle, WA – April 28, 2008 – The Central Heating Lab at ACT continues its springtime programming with Black and Tan – A Juke Joint, a companion piece to the mainstage production Fathers and Sons. Nationally-acclaimed Seattle poet, hip-hop artist, vocalist and arts educator Laura “Piece” Kelley Jahn (HBO’s Def Poetry Jam) is the evening’s host and curator. Together, with local jazz musicians Joseph Mascorella, Farko Dosumov Mark L. Sampson and Owuar Arunda, the poets will improvise and fuse their spoken word with a series of avant-garde style jazz sets. Featured poets include Tina LaPadula, Matt Gano, Roberto Escalon, Lucien Grant, Angela Dy, and Ragnii Edins. Poets and vocalists are welcome to join in for an open-mic set. Tickets for Black and Tan – A Juke Joint are available at the ACT Ticket Office, 700 Union Street , Downtown Seattle, (206) 292-7676 or online at www.acttheatre.org.

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