Under the Rainbow features Meysha Harville

(Photo courtesy of Meysha Harville)

Monday, December 14, 6:00-7:45 p.m.

Preregistration is not required to attend this Zoom event. The link for video and audio is: Under the Rainbow Storytelling. Please message us or see the Facebook Event for the instructions to join by phone.

MEYSHA HARVILLE is a teacher, musician, writer, and spoken word artist from Youngstown, Ohio. Writing has been a passion of hers for most of her life. Meysha writes on common anxieties of everyday Black queer life, descriptive character, and comedic relief to curate a dialogue around Blackness and queer femininity that’ll have you feeling all the things. Recent awards include Lilla Jewel Spoken Word Artists Award, Teacher of the Year, nominee (Oregon), Portland Poetry Slam Finalist, and Teacher of the Year, Recipient (Youngstown, Ohio).

6:00-6:30 PM — Social time
6:30-7:45 PM — Program begins with land acknowledgement and call to action,

followed by featured and open-mic storytelling; each story followed by group conversation

Under the Rainbow: Storytelling for the LGBTQIA+ and Allied Community takes place every second Monday for teens and adults. Sign up for open mic at the event. LGBTQIA+ tellers are prioritized; allies are welcome in the audience and to participate in post-story conversation. No one is obligated to tell a story.

The monthly storytelling show Under the Rainbow is supported by Edmonds Library, Edmonds Arts Commission, Seattle Storytellers Guild, Edmonds Neighborhood Action Coalition, and Pride Foundation

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