Piano SLAM 10 Kick-Off Party!


Dranoff’s Classical/Hip-Hop/Spoken Word Extravaganza Piano Slam 10 Kick-Off Party


Celebrating 10 years of LIVE Classical performances and creative writing in Miami Dade Public Schools

piano-slam-logoDranoff 2 Piano Foundation and the Arsht Center is celebrating its 10th year of Piano Slam bringing top international musicians and artists into Miami-Dade Public Schools to inspire students to write poetry about their connection to music. The official kickoff party on Friday, January 26, at Books & Books in Coral Gables will feature

DJ-The Brass King, favorite Piano Slam alumni poets with Free Performances Drinks and Food

What:                           Piano SLAM 10 Kick Off Party – Piano Slam student finalists announced

When:                          Friday Jan 26, 2018  5:30pm – 7:30pm

Who:                            Featuring renowned & founding DJ The Brass King & Piano Slam alumni poets

Where:                         Books & Books 265 Aragon Ave Coral Gables

FREE Admission, Music Poetry Drinks & Lite Bites

Piano SLAM 8 – 360˚ 

Whether she's hosting a spoken word event, music festival, or playing the role of a santera or vixen, Deborah Magdalena makes every emotion super real. This performance artist has acquired impressive TV & Film credits for the past twenty years including Sesame Street (CTW), Apollo Comedy Hour (Tribune Entertainment), Safe Harbor (Warner Brothers), Striptease (Castle Rock), Holyman (Caravan), and For Love or Country (HBO). As a published spoken word artist Deborah has released three CDs, a chapbook, and the spoken word musical FUNKdalena. As an artist-activist she’s the founder of Spoken Soul Festival, a twelve year old, three-day festival that helps women artists go from novice to professionals. As an educator Deborah for the past eight years has led in-school presentations in numerous high schools for the National YoungArts Foundation, is the co-founder of Piano Slam, and led various workshops for local art organizations like Miami Light Project and Institute of Contemporary Art Miami. Most recently and for the seventh year in a row, she was invited by the Arsht Center and Ailey Arts & Education Foundation to serve as the Creative Communication instructor for Ailey Camp Miami.

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