Olivia Gatwood - 21+ SHOW

Olivia Gatwood - 21+ SHOW

Joaquina Mertz

Sun Sep 9

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:30 pm

$12.00 - $15.00

This event is 21 and over

Join us for the second of two performances by renowned poet, author and spoken word artist Olivia Gatwood. This show is exclusively 21+ with full bar.

Olivia Gatwood - 21+ SHOW
Olivia Gatwood - 21+ SHOW
Originally from Albuquerque, New Mexico, Olivia Gatwood has received national recognition for her poetry, writing workshops, and work as a Title IX Compliant educator in sexual assault prevention and recovery. As a finalist at Brave New Voices, Women of the World and the National Poetry Slam, Olivia is an active member of the slam poetry community and has been featured on HBO, Verses & Flow, Button Poetry and Huffington Post, among others. Olivia has traveled nationally to perform and teach workshops on gender equality, sexuality, and social justice at over 70 colleges and 30 high schools nationwide. Her Amazon Best Selling collection, New American Best Friend, reflects her experiences growing up in both New Mexico and Trinidad, navigating girlhood, puberty, relationships, and period underwear.

Olivia is a former member and co-founder of SPEAK LIKE A GIRL and was an Artist in Residence at the Chatham School for girls, alongside celebrated leaders such as Venus Williams and Gloria Steinem. Online, her videos, including Manic Pixie Dream Girl and Ode to My Bitch Face have gained over 3 million views collectively.

Olivia believes in girl-power. She currently lives in Boston.
Joaquina Mertz
I'm Joaquina Mertz, I sing and like to write songs (especially lyrics) about life.

Soy Joaquina Mertz, canto y me gusta escribir canciones (especialmente letras) de la vida.
Venue Information:
Holocene
1001 SE Morrison St.
Portland, OR, 97214
http://www.holocene.org/