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Rachel Lindsay, DJ Llu, and Tamra Higgins (from Sundog Poetry Center)

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Emoji and Nikki interview the co-president of Sundog Poetry Center, Tamra Higgins, and discuss upcoming poetry events across the state of Vermont. Tamra highlights a new program coming in 2018, Poetry and Justice for All, a 9-event series that focuses on a diverse set of identities including women, people of color, Abenaki people, and more. Then, Llu Mulvaney-Stanak discusses the variety of work Llu does in the LGBTQ+ community of Burlington, Vermont. Llu explains the many forms that activism can take and social media's influence on "slacktivism". DJ Llu and Rachel Lindsay come to play the game Win, Lose, or Draw aka Pictionary. Who will win: Team Art or Team Activism? Lastly, Rachel Lindsay, the cartoonist behind Rachel Lives Here Now in the Seven Days, discusses her climb to fame. Rachel talks about the inspiration behind her Rachel Lives Here Now comic, The Wizard of Life, and her new graphic novel, Rx. Rachel also shows off her custom game College Party and how to convert it into a drinking game.

Produced with facilities provided by Vermont Community Access Media.

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

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