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Spoken Word Artist Gina Loring to Offer Free Performance


February 22, 2011 — Gina Loring, spoken word artist, promises a powerful performance celebrating Black History Month at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, in the lower level of the Wyoming Union.

The free event is open to the public and hosted by Friday Night Fever.

With her rich, soulful voice and commanding stage presence, Loring balances poetry and music, singing and rapping.  She has been featured on two seasons of HBO's Russell Simmons' Def Poetry and BET's Lyric Cafe.

The top ranking female poet at the 2002 National Poetry Slam, Loring has performed all over the world in diverse places such as Kuwait, Russia and West Africa. She has conducted creative writing workshops for high school and university students.

For more information call Friday Night Fever at (307)766-6340 or email fnf@uwyo.edu.

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Spoken word artist Gina Loring will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, in the lower level of the Wyoming Union as part of the Black History Month celebration. (Ginaloring.com)

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