Carpetbag Theater presents the Show What You Know Festival 2008.
The Show What You Know Festival is a celebration of community knowledge and expertise through the arts. Participants may experience a full week of community-based arts events including Spoken Word, community song- building, performances and workshops.
Events of the Festival:
Tuesday, 10/07/08: Discussion and Excerpts of Refugee Nation with Teada Productions
Where: The University of Tennessee University Center, Room 224
Wednesday, 10/08/08: Paula Larke in Residency and Performance
Where: TRIBE ONE; 2112 E Magnolia Ave, Knoxville, TN 37917
Thursday, 10/09/08: Opening Ceremonies
Featuring THE MINI DIGI STORY FESTIVAL, Paula Larke and an excerpt of Refugee Nation
Where: The Emporium Center for Culture and Art
100 South Gay Street Knoxville, TN 37920
Time: 7:00 pm
Friday, 10/10/08: Refugee Nation
Where: Vine Middle School; 1807 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave, Knoxville, TN 37917
Saturday, 10/11/08: Refugee Nation
Where: Vine Middle School; 1807 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave Knoxville, TN 37917
Time: 7:00 pm
The Award Winning TeAda Productions will perform Refugee Nation Friday and Saturday October 10 and 11, 2008 featuring the Brilliant duo, Leilani Chan and Ova Saopeng. Refugee Nation is about a young generation struggling to understand their history and the silence of an elder generation still healing from the traumas of the Secret War in Laos during the Vietnam. www.teada.org; www.refugeenation.com
For more information about The Show What You Know Festival, including dates and times please contact: laurenelysse1920 (at) gmail.com, LindaPB1 (at) aol.com, or 865-544-044.