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An Evening of Spoken Word with Javon Johnson
Javon Johnson

Spoken word/slam poet Javon Johnson merges the sharp criticism of critical race and gender theory with comedy, lyricism and hip-hop rhyme schemes to discuss the power of words, communication and the performance arts. Mr. Johnson has appeared on HBO’s Def Poetry Jam and BET’s Lyric Café, and he co-wrote the poetic narration for Showtime’s basketball documentary Crossover. An Outside the Box Theater Series event presented by the Theater Department and the Center for the Arts.

“Javon Johnson’s spoken-word performance of soul-b...
“Javon Johnson’s spoken-word performance of soul-baring lyrics and rapid-fire delivery brought the audience to its feet.”

—University of Southern California News

Venue Information
Crowell Concert Hall
50 Wyllys Ave
, CT
Presenting Organization
Wesleyan University Center for the Arts and Theater Department