The VORTEX in Austin, Texas presents Hunger by local playwright and poet Ebony Stewart livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Friday, September 4 at 9pm EDT (New York) / 8pm CDT (Austin) / 6pm PDT (San Francisco) / 01:00 GMT Saturday, September 5 / 11am AEST Saturday, September 5 (Sydney).
Spokenword artist Ebony Stewart examines hunger in her new one-woman show, premiering for two weeks at The VORTEX.
Stewart has been touring professionally around the U.S. and now returns to Austin to roar her truth with this unapologetic cascade of poetry and theatre. Open up to the space between forgiveness and farewell. Directed by Zell Miller III.
About Ebony Stewart
Ebony Stewart aka The Gully Princess is all things black, woman, and magic. She is the only adult female three-time Slam Champion in Austin Texas. Has shared stages with Buddy Wakefield and the late Amri Baraka. Coached the Neo-Soul slam team finishing 1st place in Group Piece Finals in 2012, coached the Austin Poetry Slam team leading them to 5th place in 2013 at the National Poetry Slam and coached the TheySpeak Poetry Slam team finishing top 8 in the world at Brave New Voices in 2014. Ebony writes because she has to, teaches Sex Education for a living and eats cupcakes for fun. Currently on her RISE! Tour, promoting sexual health, body image and healthy relationships through performance and workshops.
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