B.A.R.S.: The Writing Process Through Rap

Students are taken on a fun, multimedia trip through the world of creative writing where they discuss the writing process (pre-writing, drafting, revising, editing, and publishing). Students will rap along to original, professionally released music created by Bomani, as well as songs highlighting his tips on how to be a better creative writer. There will […]

B.A.R.S.: The ABC’s of Hip Hop

Baba Bomani’s program uses rhythm and rhyme to explain basic reading and math concepts such as how to recognize syllables and showing how a rapper’s flow is simply a number bond math equation! Students have fun breaking and learning how to rap the alphabet backward, as well as learn crucial active listening skills and Black […]

Julius Caesar

Personal loyalty and patriotic duty collide as cries of revolt rock the Roman capitol in Shakespeare’s searing political thriller. Dynamic and deeply relevant, this new production is a must-see for students of history and English literature. (75 minute program) Program options: In-person Please fill out this inquiry form or call 866-500-9265 for more information. (Virtual programs are not charged […]

Coding: Literature Adaptation

This lesson guides students through adapting a book into a media production, using Scratch, a visual programming language to program a Scratch Play. Developing a literature adaptation requires students to not only comprehend a story but also to closely study an original work, and to be created in a retelling.  Many students need support to […]

Poetry as Activism – Workshops

Poetry as Activism is an introduction to the art and techniques of activist poetry.  Participants experience a process that takes them from exploring a social issue they care about, to writing and performing a creative work inspired by that issue. Writing techniques, literary devices, and historical events will illuminate opportunities for participants to connect to […]