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STLCC-Florissant Valley to Host Poetry Forward Open Mic with Selena J

April 04, 2009

Selena J  
Majic 104.9's Selena J

The Office of Continuing Education and Community Engagement will sponsor the Poetry Forward Open Mic and Poetry Competition from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 22, on the Instructional Resources Patio on the Florissant Valley campus at 3400 Pershall Road.

The competition is open to the public and will be hosted by Selena J, the producer, programmer and host of St. Louis’ only neo- soul radio show, ‘Soulternative’ on Majic 104.9. In addition to being an on-air talent, Selena J performs as a spoken word artist. She has opened up for national recording artists Anthony Hamilton, Dwele’, Slum Village, Tank, Andre’ Delano, Montez Coleman, Mos Def, Calvin Richardson and Javier.

Participants can register for the competition with Student Government Association, Poetry Club, or Continuing Education and Community Engagement. The winner will receive the opportunity to be guest host on Selena J’s 104.9 radio show. Additional prizes include great poetry books. The audience response will determine the winner, so come out and hear, listen and share your voice through poetry.

For more information, call 314-513-4444.