2016 Ampersand Live: Poet Jourdan Imani Keith
Jourdan Imani Keith performs a spoken word piece
Jourdan Imani Keith masterfully crafts poetry with storytelling. Things heat up as the battle between the children of water and the children of ice reaches a fever pitch
Related Perspectives — Ampersand Live
Bob and Sue Mecklenburg were so moved by our stage show, they wrote about it to their friends and family. Read their words here.
For the second year, Forterra is putting on a live edition of its biannual magazine, Ampersand, with “Ampersand Live,” a fast-moving and unrehearsed show of 16 different performances in which locals from all disciplines explore and connect the audience to their relationship with the Pacific Northwest.
Two days after the presidential election showed us how divided we are as a country, more than 700 people came together for an evening of stories, spoken word, photography, parkour and song.
An eclectic mix of artists, journalists and activists celebrated people and place at Town Hall in Seattle on Nov 6, 2014. Armchair travel through the Pacific Northwest during two hours of thoughtful, edgy, funny, political, corny, scientific and emotional storytelling at this unrehearsed event.