Friday, August 1, 2014
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Oakstop
1721 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612

Please join us in celebration of Emmy-Award winning artist James Gayles' first book launch. "Reflections" is a collaboration of James, Pochino Press and more than 20 national and international writers hailing from cities as diverse as London, Tokyo, New York, Addis Ababa, Taipei, and of course, Oakland. Each writer interpreted one of James' pieces from over the years including paintings of Miles Davis, Nina Simone, Celia Cruz, Nelson Mandela, and Sarah Vaughan. Our August 1st line up is as follows:

Poetess Kalamu Chaché
Tureeda Mikell
Lakiba Pittman
Lisa Zuré (www.lisazure.com)
Duane Deterville
Aqueila M. Lewis
Gina "Raw G" Madrid
Marvin X
Monica “Kin Folkz” Anderson

Musical performance by Jennifer Johns

Copies of "Reflections" will be on sale!

http://www.jamesgayles.com