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Rae Atakpa

Adult & Youth Visual Arts


rae atakpa is a poet. atakpa is a Charlotte Street Foundation Studio Resident (2022-2024) and their writing has appeared in publications such as Berkeley Poetry ReviewThe New Territory Magazine, and Contemporary Verse 2. atakpa is a former Ronald E. McNair Scholar (2017-2019), Humanity in Action John Lewis Fellow (2018), and recipient of numerous writing awards, including the Langston Hughes Award for Creative Writing (2018). learn more about rae at atakpa.cargo.site

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Teen Writer's Club: Poetry in a Digital Age[24WSP]
03/20/24 - 04/24/24, 3:30PM - 5:00PM | WE
Ages 13 to 18 | Rae Atakpa | Lawrence Arts Center
Enrolling Now | SYTWB
Members $135 | Non-Members $150
This Teen Writer's Club will show us how to present our writing to a digital world through techno and glitch poetics. We’ll craft written poetry and consider how to amplify our voice using phones or tablets to incorporate spoken word, sound recordings and visuals. Students are encouraged to bring a smart phone or tablet, or one can be provided by the Arts Center by request.

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Poetry in Action[24WSP]
04/4/24 - 04/25/24, 5:00PM - 6:30PM | TH
Ages 14 to 120 | Rae Atakpa | Lawrence Arts Center
Enrolling Now | SAW14
Members $72 | Non-Members $80
Connecting movement (dance, music composition, and gesture) and movement-building (literary history, cultural production, liberatory struggles) to poetic craft.

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