Spoken Word, Rap, Lyrics, Slanguage
August 16 2001
Mannafest, Mother Tongue Media &
Spectrum Entertainment, Trans-Metaphoria was a
trans- continental, live poetic and musical happening.
It featured writers and performers from Vancouver Canada, London
England and Brooklyn U.S. on a hot August night in 2001.
With Vanessa Richards, Tanya Evanson, Wayde
Compton, Kia Kadiri, Ndidi Cascade, Troy Jackson and
special guest Rha Goddess (NYC); DJ's Mr Rumble and
Denise Galay; Visuals by Jan Wade and Heng Ou.
Canadian artists sharing skills, love and commitment to the Word
August 11&18 2001
SFU Harbour Centre Vancouver BC
Director and Poet Vanessa Richards shared techniques for turning words
performance in a supportive and experimental creative laboratory with
of Mother Tongue Media offered insights and advice on publishing
poetry at the independent level.