May 2018 Saturday 5/19 - FREE Uptown Arts Fest at Roberts Family Development Center, 770 Darina Ave., Sacramento 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Featuring Shawn Raiford Experience Band, with Straight Out Scribes serving as the MCs as well as sharing their dynamic poetry. Diva Market vendors will be on hand, along with door prizes and fun for the whole family. Join us!
May 31, FREE - 9:00-10:00 a.m. Straight Out Scribes will be guests of Beth Ruyak of INSIGHT on CAP public radio along with Faye Kennedy and Frederick Foote to talk about the upcoming Sacramento Black Book Fair and to share some poetry with the listening audience. Will also air from 8-9pm. 90.9 FM Sacramentoand 88.9 FM Sacramento
June 2018 Friday 6/1 Black Book Fair (WCIC is the check in spot.) 6/2 FREE - Featured Authors for Sacramento Black Book Fair, 3555 3rd Ave., Sacramento, SOS will be at the Guild at 6 p.m. 916-484-3749, www.sacramentoblackbookfair.com for a schedule of events. Join us!
June 4-30 - FREE - Straight Out Scribes Family Art Exhibit Legacy at Sacramento Poetry Center, 1719 25th St. Sac, CA 916-240-1897, www.sacramentopoetrycenter.org.
June 7 at noon on KUBU Access Sacramento Radio 96.5 fm the Scribes will talk about the family art show. Tune in!
Saturday, 6/9 - FREE - Sacramento Poetry Center, Straight Out Scribes Family Art Show Legacy Exhibit Opening Reception, 4pm with art talks and performances with art from Jessa Ciel, Billy and Tisho Ward, Dr. V.S. Chochezi and Staajabu along with Areyana Jones. June 30, 2018 - FREE - Sacramento Poetry Center, SOS Family Art Show Legacy closing reception.
July 22, 2018 - FREE - Uptown Art Fest #2, Carol's Books, 1913 Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento, CA 9581 - Straight Out Scribes will MC and perform. Featured artists to be announced.
Meanwhile, stock up on Caledonia's Daughters, Mud Cloth Roots, Priorities and Scribes Rising. Remember, they also make great gifts for birthdays, other special occasions and the holidays.
Caledonia's Daughters Afro-futuristic sci-fi short stories featuring 7 generations of Black women in space by Staajabu. Copies are available through Kindle, Amazon and Barnes and Nobles.com so get yours today!