Oklahoma Literary Arts Alliance VIDEO CHANNEL (LTAB-OK, OK-YPL and more)

  1. Kevin Coval
    Artistic Director
    Kevin Coval is the author of Schtick described by The Chicago Tribune as “a sensational collection, alternately heartfelt, humorous and provocatively political.” His other books include L-vis Lives: Racemusic Poems, Everyday People and the American Library Association Book of the Year Finalist Slingshots: A Hip-Hop Poetica. Coval is the founder of Louder Than a Bomb Chicago Youth Poetry Festival and teaches at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago.

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  2. For the crew at Young Chicago Authors

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  3. OLAA is pleased to continue its partnership with Young Chicago Authors on the LTAB project. "LTAB-Tulsa" (Now LTAB-OK) was the first regional outgrowth of the successful Chicago program from Young Chicago Authors. Here is Demetrius Amparan, Director of Publications and Communications from YCA congratulating the Oklahoma crew.
    Music: Idris Goodwin's "Rhyming While Black" featuring Quijada (Purchase here: http://idrisgoodwin.bandcamp.com/ )

    Demetrius Amparan
    Director of Publications and Communications
    demetrius@youngchicagoauthors.org
    Demetrius Amparan is a rapper, poet and performer hailing from the south side of Chicago. Mr. Amparan was a finalist in The Brave New Voices national poetry slam in 2008 and was featured on HBO’s Brave New Voices series. He has performed at over 200 venues across the nation including the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. and Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago. Mr. Amparan graduated from Valparaiso University with a degree in Sociology, Public Relations, and Marketing.

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  4. James Kass, Founder and Executive Director of Youth Speaks / Brave New Voices congratulates OLAA's team on five years of youth spoken word education in Oklahoma, and welcomes us as a Brave New Voices Network Initiative LEADERSHIP COHORT. Part of OLAA's 2015 Five Alive Campaign.

    Special thanks to videographer Dimitri Moore.

    Music: A Glimpse of the Oasis by Vertonen (http://cipsite.net/)

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  5. Chicago educator Tim Stafford is part of OLAA's family. A member of our Advisory Board, he has consulted us for over three years and visits Tulsa regularly for the Louder Than a Bomb youth poetry festival.

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Oklahoma Literary Arts Alliance VIDEO CHANNEL (LTAB-OK, OK-YPL and more)

Oklahoma Literary Arts Alliance

Videos of LTAB-OK student and educator performances.

Louder Than a Bomb in Oklahoma and OK YPL are programs of the OKLAHOMA LITERARY ARTS ALLIANCE (OLAA). OLAA is a year-round creative writing, publication and performance education organization serving…


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Videos of LTAB-OK student and educator performances.

Louder Than a Bomb in Oklahoma and OK YPL are programs of the OKLAHOMA LITERARY ARTS ALLIANCE (OLAA). OLAA is a year-round creative writing, publication and performance education organization serving students in Oklahoma. We have ongoing partnerships with Young Chicago Authors, Urban Word and other outstanding organizations.

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