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Nikkita Oliver "Giving Back" - NEXT STAGE Workshop Series (FREE)

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Fremont Abbey Arts Center

4272 Fremont Avenue North

Seattle, WA 98103

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01/23/18 - Abbey Arts NEXT STAGE Workshop Series:


“Giving Back” - with Nikkita Oliver

[ Artist Talk + Audience Q&A ]


Artist, community advocate, and former mayoral candidate, Nikkita Oliver, joins our Next Stage Series to discuss ways Artists can positively impact community and build bridges through art.

Bring your questions and join the conversation. Nikkita will be taking questions from the audience and addressing topics such as: How to give back to the community through your art, why that is important and what you can do, plus insights on how artists can use their art as a conduit for Social Justice.

Limited Space Available. This event is free and open to the public.

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More Next Stage Workshops:
www.fremontabbey.org/next (FEB 20 is up next!)

Workshops are for ALL ages, the Next Stage training program is for low income youth 18-24.
Apply now for the Fall 2018 session at www.fremontabbey.org/next

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Nikkita Oliver is a Seattle-based creative, teaching artist, former mayoral candidate, and anti-racist organizer.

She is an attorney and holds a Masters of Education from the University of Washington as of March 2016 where she studied racial disproportionality and disparate impact in school exclusion.

Nikkita is a writer-in-residence with Writers in the Schools at Washington Middle School, leads writing workshops with Arts Corp at Garfield High School, and is a teaching artist and case manager with Creative Justice, an arts-based youth diversion program that provides alternatives to incarceration for youth who are court involved.

Nikkita is the 2015 recipient of the Seattle Office of Civil Rights Artist Human Rights Leader Award, the 2014 Seattle Poetry Slam (SPS) Grand Slam Champion, the 2013, 2014 and 2016 Seattle Poetry Slam Women of the World Poetry Slam representative, a three-time Seattle Poetry Slam national team member and coached the Seattle Poetry Slam national slam team twice. She has opened for Cornel West and Chuck D of Public Enemy and performed on The Late Night Show with Stephen Colbert.


@ Fremont Abbey Arts Center
(Moved UPSTAIRS due to high demand)
6-8p talk w Q&A, 5:30p doors open

FREE,

Limited space available*, register now
*Standby list will be available at the door for entry as space allows

All ages, mostly seated event, standing room in back
Light refreshments while supplies last


More Next Stage Workshops:
www.fremontabbey.org/next (FEB 20 is up next!)

Workshops are for ALL ages, the Next Stage training program is for low income youth 18-24.
Apply now for the Fall 2018 session at www.fremontabbey.org/next


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ABBEY ARTS EVENT INFO:

- Please refrain from talking or texting during the show.
- Please limit your use of phones/cameras and do not video from the seating area.
- We have a mix of normal chairs, some tall chairs, and standing room in back.
- Seating is not reserved unless noted.
- Fremont Abbey is ADA accessible on either level.
- We are an all ages venue.
- Kids 10 & under are free at Abbey Arts concerts & arts events unless noted.
- Arts Connect provides free tickets for nonprofit workers, low income families, and veterans
- Volunteer opportunities are available for most shows (include free entry) www.fremontabbey.org/volunteer
- All attendees & artists agree to adhere to the Abbey Respect Policy. All are welcome. No hate speach, no weapons. www.abbeyarts.me/respect
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ABBEY ARTS, SEATTLE | NONPROFIT 501C3, NON-RELIGIOUS, EST. 2005
Presenting welcoming music, arts & cultural experiences for people of all ages & incomes.

We support low income families, veterans, and humanitarian nonprofit workers with free event tickets. http://www.fremontabbey.org/artsconnect

Venue rental info & more: http://www.fremontabbey.org/rent
Concert & events calendar: http://www.abbeyarts.me

Home Venue: Fremont Abbey, 4272 Fremont Ave North, Seattle, WA 98103 / 206-414-8325
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