Thursday, January 28, 2010

Libraries Limited Donates $1000 to KABAM!

Libraries Limited has pledged $1000 to help bring children's author Chris Gall (DinoTrux!) to Kingman schools for the 2010 KABAM! Festival in May.

Libraries Limited is a 501c(3) charitable organization supporting schools, libraries, and authors in Arizona for more than 30 years.

Thank you! - Libraries Limited, from the KABAM Organizing Committee.

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Wednesday: Steering Committee Meeting

4:00 PM, Wednesday January 27.

Library Administration Building conference room.

3269 North Burbank, Kingman

Public and new participants invited. Become informed or get involved!

Monday, January 11, 2010

Slam Poet Aaron Johnson coming to KABAM 2010

Aaron Johnson is a 5 national slam competitor. A leader in the phoenix poetry scene, Johnson was one of the founders of the Northern Arizona Poetry Association, NORAZ, which not only promotes adult poets but has been associated with numerous programs around the state promoting literacy and poetry in schools. A veteran of several cross country tours, Johnson is the author of 3 chapbooks and a founder of Spoken Circus, a music group.

Internationally Renowned Poet Ellyn Maybe coming to KABAM!

Ellyn Maybe has performed her poetry all over the country, including Bumbershoot,the Poetry Project, the New School, Taos Poetry Circus, South by Southwest, Lollapalooza, Albuquerque Poetry Festival and Seattle Poetry Festival. She has also read in Europe at the Bristol Poetry Festival, on the BBC, and in poetry slams and readings in Munich, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Stuttgart. She opened the MTV Spoken Wurd Tour in Los Angeles. In addition, she has also read at USC, UCLA, CSUN and Cal State Fullerton, among other colleges.

Writer’s Digest named her one of ten poets to watch in the new millennium. Her work has been included in many anthologies, including Word Warriors: 35 Women Leaders in the Spoken Word Revolution, Poetry Slam, Another City: Writing From Los Angeles, Poetry Nation, The Outlaw Bible of American Poetry and American Poetry: The Next Generation. She was on the 1998 and 1999 Venice Beach Slam teams. She was seen reading her work in Michael Radford’s (Il Postino) film Dancing at the Blue Iguana.

Monday, January 4, 2010

Steering Committee Meeting: Jan 27 at Mohave County Library

4:00 PM, in the Library Administration Conference Room.
More info: 928 - 692-5790

Public, book lovers, and new participants invited!

Get involved in Kingman's annual Festival completely devoted to promoting the love books and reading!