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October 2018

Ojai Storytelling Festival

October 25, 2018 @ 8:00 am - October 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Libbey Bowl, 210 S Signal St
Ojai, 93023 United States
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Southern Voices Blending blues and gospel songs with poetry and spoken word, Peace Center Poet-in-Residence Glenis Redmond and award-winning singer-historian Scott Ainslie take us on a tour of the South. Southern Voices weaves together our rich histories and diverse personal stories to showcase the influences and character of the Southeast United States. Glenis Redmond performs her original poetry with passion and conviction. She tells stories with her poems — from her life, her family, her African-American heritage — teaching audiences, young…

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November 2018

Maui Arts & Cultural Center

November 11, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Maui Arts & Cultural Center, 1 Cameron Way
Kahului, Hawaii 96732
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Glenis will conduct a PD for teachers in Maui, Hi. The focus will be on Performance Poetry.

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February 2019

League Academy

February 15, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 pm

Glenis will conduct an Informance (Informal Performance and Craft talk) for 8th Grade.

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Brown Girl Dreaming Book Discussion

February 17, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

I will lead a book discussion on Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson, author will not appear at this session. Book Discussions unpack literary works connected to select performances presented at the Peace Center. These FREE events explore the story, characters, and themes that come to life on stage through open discussion and facilitated discovery. Winner of the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature and the Newbery Honor, Brown Girl Dreaming recounts Woodson’s childhood in the 1960s and 1970s.…

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Black History Performance

February 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
pleasant valley connections, 510 Old Augusta Rd.
Greenville, SC 29605 United States
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Informance for Seniors at Pleasant Valley

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Listening Project Live

February 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lipinsky Auditorium Asheville, North Carolina 28801 + Google Map

Come hear the dynamic voices of Asheville youth in the Listening Project Live: Youth Voices on Race, Gentrification and Home. Last year, Listening Project student participants told ACSF that they want to talk about race. Students are uncomfortable with the disparities they see everyday in their classrooms and community, and they want to be part of the solution. Poet and MTV Cultural Critic, Hanif Abdurraqib, and Poet, Teaching Artist and Imagination Activist, Glenis Redmond, will moderate this powerful evening of…

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March 2019

State Theatre Residency

March 4, 2019 @ 8:00 am - March 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
State Theatre, 15 Livingston Ave
New Brunswick, 08901 United States
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POETRY IN THE COMMUNITY State Theatre New Jersey’s signature residency program features poet Glenis Redmond. The annual residency has taken her to over 130 sites throughout New Jersey—including schools, senior centers, libraries, residential treatment facilities, correctional institutions, corporate offices—and touched the lives of more than 16,000 people. Glenis shares her deeply personal poetry in informances and performances for groups both large and small. She also leads writing workshops that showcase her unique gift for teaching and inspiring others to write.…

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April 2020

AVL Wordfest

April 17, 2020 @ 8:00 am - April 20, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

AVL Wordfest 2020 is lovingly devoted to the healing of festival co-founder and dear friend, Glenis Redmond. Glenis was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in the late summer of 2019 and is currently moving through the healing process on multiple levels. ASHEVILLE WORDFEST has always been a festival of healing— healing of community, healing of city, healing of the split between self and soul. So, why not the healing of cancer, too? Who knows what community, love, and poetry can do…

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May 2020

Mountain West Arts Conference

May 7, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

In Utah at the Mountain West Arts Conference Glenis Redmond will give Keynote a one hour address in the afternoon that talks to the importance of the arts and reminds our attendees that the work they do is important.

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