January 2013 Events

  • January 30, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Urban Storytellers featuring Shireal Renee

    The Series will bring together a group of published, spoken word artists, and give an up close and personal look into their backgrounds and creative process; giving a voice to their stories. Shireal Renee has always aspired to become a famous actor. When she was young, she would write stories of characters that she wanted to play. At age 16 she had written her first screenplay and by the age of 18, her first book entiltled, The Things Inside Me. This work was turned into a stage play called “Wide Open” in 2010, and performed at the Wadsworth.
    In 2008, Shireal started her own publishing company called, By Renee Visions Publishing House, and subsequently published her first book in 2009.
    As a poet and host she gained notoriety in southern New England, which led to an in-store book signing deal, a leading role in a production of “For Colored Girls..”, a short film for The Women of Power Network, the opportunity to shoot a weekly TV show that she created and hosted called, “Poetz Corner”, and her directorial debut for the show, “The Thick Chronicles”. In addition, she began working at the Harford Children’s Theater teaching and directing.
    In 2012 she published a second book by author Mind.Evolution. called “Bare Naked” and shot a DVD called “Outside Myself” which was released in the fall.

    At MCC on Main, 903 Main St., Manchester

    Location: Gallery
    Contact: Kenyon Grant or 860-647-6030
    Fee: $5.00 at the door
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