Friday, October 26, 7 - 9 pm - Spoken Word by El'Ja Bowens at The Meeting Place! "It's been years since I've graduated high school. Since leaving Lima, I've been blessed to travel and perform across the country and I'll be returning back to share my gift of spoken word & share some of my best memories with you all." LeJuane (El’Ja) Bowens is an award-winning spoken word poet and author.
In 2014, El’Ja was recognized as the first ever poet to compete and win in three different Grand Slam Finals in N.C. He went on to win the 22nd Southern Fried Poetry Slam alongside the Bull City Slam Team, and in 2015 was nominated for Spoken Word Artist of the Year at the 5th Annual National Poetry Awards.
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