* Writing Festival Kick Off! *
12:30 - 1:50 pm
Professor Darius Frasure hosts an open mic, which features dramatic recitals of poetry and prose by MVC Faculty, staff, students, Trinidad Garza Students, and professionals from the community. Local Texas music band, “Rebel Planet,” led by MVC student, Michael Wilson, facilitates the open mic experience with original music and improvisation. Faculty and students in the art department create drawings inspired by the poems recited by the participants of the open mic. Representatives from the writing programs of 10 college and universities speak to students about transfers scholarships and opportunities in their writing programs!