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april, 2020

07apr7:00 pmA Night of Spoken Word: Kevin Kantor7:00 pm Bookmans Entertainment Exchange Phoenix, 8034 N. 19th Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85021

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Kevin Kantor is a spoken word poet, actor, teaching artist, & queer agent for social change. They are the founder & former artistic director of Greeley, Colorado’s SOAPbox Productions, a theatre company & poetry venue dedicated to furthering conversations that are politically engaged & culturally conscious through live performance art.

Kevin has toured nationally with their poetry, performing & leading workshops at colleges & universities across the country. Their collective work has garnered over 17 million views on YouTube.

Kevin’s writing, which aims to subvert toxic masculinity, explore survivorship & trauma, & raise queer voices, has been featured on The Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, Upworthy, & is forthcoming in the anthology We Believe You: Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault Speak Out (Holt Paperback). Most recently, Kevin was featured on an episode of John Ridley’s ABC drama American Crime.

Kevin was the coach & competing member of the University Of Northern Colorado’s 2014 and 2015 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational Teams, both of which placed in Semi-Finals. At CUPSI 2015, they were awarded “Best of The Rest” and “Best Persona Poem.” Kevin was also a member of the 2012 Denver Minor Disturbance Poetry Slam Team, which took 1st in the world at Brave New Voices in Oakland, California.

Thank you to our partner, Arizona Theater Company for assisting us with this event. See Kevin Kantor perform in “The Legend of Georgia McBride” April 2-19, 2020. Tickets are found here.

Time

(Tuesday) 7:00 pm

Location

Bookmans Entertainment Exchange Phoenix

8034 N. 19th Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85021

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