FREE FORM: Spoken Word + Open Mic hosted by Carl Hancock Rux

Come to the Untitled Café at Broad Arts Building on Thursday, March 7th at 7:30 PM for a night of spoken word and open mic hosted by Carl Hancock Rux.


FREE FORM presents a series of student performs reading short poetry and prose pieces. Afterward, Mr. Rux will read several excerpts from his new book, “The Exalted”.


Starting at 7:15 PM, students will be able to sign-up for the open-mic portion, which will follow those already scheduled. Come sign up if you have rhythm or just want to express yourself! The coffee bar will be running as scheduled unti 9:00 PM.


Catch Carl Rux at the Glorya Kaufman Theater on Saturday, March 9th at 8:00 PM in an intimate performance, where he performs excerpts from his new book, The Exalted, a poetic meditation on heritage, love and the willpower to overcome atrocity. Accompanied by live piano, Rux’s iconic baritone resurrects stories from the past and delivers a mesmerizing narrative on the fight for freedom.


Carl Hancock Rux is a multiple award-winning poet, playwright, novelist, essayist and recording artist, whose many collaborators include Robert Wilson, Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon, Bill T. Jones and Martha Clarke. He is the recipient of the Herb Alpert Prize, NYFA Prize, and NEA/TCG Artist-in-Residency Fellow. Rux has appeared in films, in dance and contemporary opera. He was the subject of a documentary Coming of Age which received a cine Golden Eagle Award.


This even is part of the Center for the Art of Performance (CAP) at UCLA ’s Who is the Poet in Your Life? initiative. Rux is destined to emerge as the poet in the lives of many.

FREE  | UNTITLED CAFÉ | THUR. 3/7/13 | 7:15 – 9:00 PM