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Klyde Broox, Performance Essay II – come to hear the second phase in the evolution of dub poet Klyde Broox’s “performance essay” genre. Philosophy as spoken word! Spoken word as philosophy!

Ode to My Postal Code: Klyde has been working with a community of emerging poets, spoken word artists, and storytellers. Don’t miss this critical celebration of their codes & odes.

Date:        Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Time:       3:30-5:30 pm

Location:  McMaster’s Centre for Continuing Education, 1 James St. North, Room 213


Past CCENA Events:

Art, Philosophy, and Community-Based Innovation (panel discussion)

This special panel talked about the role of the arts in generating social inclusion, intellectual emancipation, and grounded change, and featured three out-of-the-box leaders in creating vibrant communities.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

3:30-5:30 pm

McMaster’s Centre for Continuing Education, 1 James St. North, Room 213

Speakers: Gord Tulloch (possAbilities, Vancouver), Nadia Duguay (Exeko, Montreal), and Sarah Schulman (Inwithforward, Toronto)

The Centre for Community-Engaged Narrative Arts or CCENA supports community initiatives, priorities and needs, and seeks to collaborate with those communities, in Hamilton and beyond, to work in the service of shared memory, sustainability, and creativity. CCENA hosts regular public events open to all members of the community. One event held in 2017 was featured in a recent McMaster Daily News article.

For a list of upcoming events, please view the Centre’s website at: