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Yolanda Wisher's Rent Party @ The Rosenbach

  • The Rosenbach Museum & Library 2008 Delancey Place Philadelphia, PA, 19103 United States (map)

The Dirty Dozens Edition: Inspired by poet Marianne Moore's liner notes for Muhammad Ali's 1963 I Am The Greatest album,“The Dirty Dozens” walks the line between sports and the spoken word, embodying Ali's braggadocious verse that foreshadowed the dawn of rap battles and slam poetry. Featuring poets Wes Matthews, Patrick Rosal, and Yolanda Wisher and The Afroeaters: Lance Gamble on drums, V. Shayne Frederick on keys and vocals, Paul Giess on trumpet, and Mark Palacio on double bass. A specialty cocktail and a limited-edition memento are included with admission. General admission: $25•Members: $15 • Students (with ID): $15 • Delancey Society: free


Earlier Event: September 13
#BIF2018: Collaborative Innovation Summit
Later Event: October 16
Aspen Words Writer in Residence Reading