Spoken Word Artist Gabriela Garcia Medina to Perform at Elms College During Women’s History Month

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As part of the Elms College Women’s History Month celebration, international spoken word artist and award-winning poet Gabriela Garcia Medina will present a program of “spoken word” poetry at seven p.m. on Sunday, March 25, 2012 in the Elms College Library Theater.

Gabriela Garcia Medina will present a program of “spoken word” poetry March 25 at Elms College.

“Gabriela will share her inspirational work with our community in a unique, multicultural setting,” says Jose Tolson, director of the Elms College campus activities office.

As part of the Elms College Women’s History Month celebration, international spoken word artist and award-winning poet Gabriela Garcia Medina will present a program of “spoken word” poetry at seven p.m. on Sunday, March 25, 2012 in the Elms College Library Theater.

Several Elms students will share the stage with Ms. Medina. “These are students who are poetry writers but may never have another opportunity to meet someone like Gabriela,” says Jose Tolson, director of the Elms College campus activities office. “Everyone in the audience will also be invited to ask Gabriela questions about writing poetry and performing.”

Ms. Medina has toured colleges, churches and festivals since 2007. Her work has been featured in nationwide commercials for Dove and Toyota.

“Gabriela will share her inspirational work with our community in a unique, multicultural setting,” Tolson says.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Jose Tolson at 413-265-2211 or go to http://www.elms.edu/News_and_Events/Gabriela_Garcia_Medina-Spoken_Word.xml.

Elms College is a co-educational, Catholic college offering a liberal arts curriculum that gives students multiple perspectives on life. Founded in 1928 by the Sisters of St. Joseph, Elms College has a tradition of educating reflective, principled, and creative learners, who are rooted in faith, educated in mind, compassionate in heart, responsive to civic and social obligations, and capable of adjusting to change without compromising principle.

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