You're Going to Die

A 501(c)3 nonprofit bringing diverse communities creatively into the conversation of death & dying, working to inspire life by unabashedly sourcing our shared mortality

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YOU'RE GOING TO DIE: POETRY, PROSE & EVERYTHING GOES... OAKLAND EDITION

  • Starline Social Club 2236 Martin Luther King Junior Way Oakland, CA, 94612 United States (map)

THIS SHOW IS IN OAKLAND!!!
Doors at 7:30pm
Show at 8pm
$10 at the door... & NO ONE TURNED AWAY FOR LACK OF FUNDS
RSVP NOW: http://bit.ly/2wpdPyU

You're Going to Die: Poetry, Prose & Everything Goes...
the OAKLAND EDITION
w/ Chelsea Coleman
& special guests, Melanie ChopkoEli MarienthalAriel WangSophia AguiñagaMorgan BolenderGraham Patzner, & Baraka Noel

On September 26th, 2018 we will gather in the side room of the Starline Social Club at 7:30pm. At 8pm we will begin a night of music, poetry, storytelling, and emotions-feeling. The theme is death, grief, loss, and our own mortality. Whether our own deaths feel near or far away, whether we have the privilege of coasting through life in denial of our eventual deaths and the deaths of those we love, or whether we are face to face with it all too often - most of us have something to say about it. In a world that would rather sweep sadness, anger, confusion, and grief under the rug, we will make a space for it together.

Throughout the night, we will bring some special performers up to the stage, and the rest is up to you. Bring your stories, songs, poems, or just your rapt attention. The only rule is that your performance must be under 5 minutes (we will give you a warning at 4 minutes). There will be a piano, an acoustic guitar, and two mics for you to use if you want! If you want to perform something that requires more than 30 seconds of setup, email me at chelsea@yg2d.com and we can figure out how to make it work w/o eating into your 5 mins. Get there when doors open at 7:30 if you want to sign up to perform!