Poet Gold assembles a fresh new line-up of brilliant spoken word and musical artists every fourth Wednesday, at The Falcon Underground, New York Taproom & Beer Garden.
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Special Guests: Und3rstanding
This three-man hiphop group from Upstate NY features SES Vth, Knowle'ge, and Sev Statik. Individually, these artists stand as giants in the realm of underground hiphop. Collectively they have combined to form a powerful group whose overall mission is to entertain, enlighten, and embody what it means to be an emcee. The name Und3rstanding is a tribute to supreme mathematics and the principles of knowledge, wisdom, and understanding. Founded in 2015, this trio's debut self-titled project was released in March 2018.
Special Guest: Poetyc Visionz
With two CDs in circulation and a third in production, a poetry book, thought-provoking video content, and a driving passion to take audiences to a consciously inspired level, Poetyc Visionz has made a distinguished impact in the world of contemporary spoken word poetry, entertaining diverse crowds across a range of ages.
His video, ?I Am Not Black? - a controversial play on words with a poetic twist - challenges viewers' perspective on the Black Experience. Another entitled ?I AM? is trending along with his popular poetry and a regional identity that provokes audiences to view life from the lens of their very own eyes in unique contrast.
Poetyc Visionz is a two-time Empire State Slam Champion, a 2014 QEW (Queen Elizabeth Way) Slam Champion, along with his Nitty Gritty Slam Teammates, and is a respected National Poet. He has competed for spots on national teams representing Albany NY, helping each team gain national attention and putting Albany on the map. He?s performed across the US, and worked with a popular recording artist in the music industry.
Accompanied by: Bryan Henry, Hudson Valley percussionist and visual artist
Dutchess County NY Executive, Marc Molinaro, has appointed Poet Gold as the County?s 2017 Poet Laureate!
News Link: http://hudsonvalleynewsnetwork.com/2017/01/26/molinaro-appoints-wilkerson-county-poet-laureate/
Gold?s poetry balances the written word with performance, delivering Spoken Word Poetry that is both transformative and entertaining. She is the New York State Dutchess County recipient of the ?2014 Individual Artist Tier Grant? awarded by Arts Mid-Hudson funded by NYSCA. Gold has received numerous commissions for original poems - most recently by the world renowned Omega Institute for their 2014 ?Women Serving Women Summit?. Gold is the featured poet in the upcoming reality series ?26 Mics N 26 Weeks?. Her book, ?When My Soul Speaks, I Scribe?poetry? is available on www.amazon.com.
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Bettina Gold Wilkerson