Sarah Kay & Phil Kaye Live in New York 2019

Project VOICE Presents

Sarah Kay & Phil Kaye Live in New York 2019

Sunday · February 10, 2019

Doors: 6:15 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

$28 GA / $20 Student

This event is all ages

Project VOICE is proud to present a special evening of live performance with two world-renowned spoken word poets: Sarah Kay and Phil Kaye. The duo have collectively performed in thirty countries on stages from TED Talks to the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and garnered over twenty million views online. Their most recent poetry books have both been Amazon bestsellers: “All Our Wild Wonder” by Sarah Kay and “Date & Time” by Phil Kaye. Their work was featured in Uniqlo’s “Poetry Beyond the Page” artist series, and sold in stores around the world. They are co-directors of Project VOICE - an organization that partners with schools and uses spoken word poetry to entertain, educate, and inspire.

Phil and Sarah will be available after the show to sign and sell their books.

*Please note that some material may not be suitable for children 14 and under.

Sarah Kay
Sarah Kay
Sarah Kay is a poet, performer, and educator from New York City. She is best known for her talk at the 2011 TED conference, which garnered two standing ovations and has been seen over eleven million times online. She has also been a featured performer at the United Nations, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, The Royal Danish Theater, and hundreds of other venues around the world. Her poetry can be found on Netflix tv shows, Uniqlo t-shirts, and bookstore shelves. She is the author of four best-selling books of poetry including “B,” “The Type,” “No Matter the Wreckage,” and “All Our Wild Wonder.” Sarah shares a weekly column at the Paris Review Online with poets Kaveh Akbar & Claire Schwartz. She is the founder and co-director of Project VOICE, an organization that uses spoken word poetry to entertain, educate, and inspire students and teachers worldwide.
Phil Kaye
Phil Kaye
Phil Kaye is a Japanese-American poet, writer & filmmaker. His work has been featured in settings ranging from NPR to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, and viewed millions of times online. He has performed his original work in eighteen countries and was invited to open for His Holiness The Dalai Lama for the celebration of his 80th birthday. He is the co-director of Project VOICE, an organization that partners with schools to bring poetry to the classroom. Phil is a National Poetry Slam finalist, and the two-time recipient of the National College Poetry Slam (CUPSI) award for “Pushing the Art Forward”, given for outstanding innovation in the art of performance poetry. A former teacher of weekly poetry workshops in maximum security prisons, Phil was the head coordinator of Space in Prisons for the Arts and Creative Expression (SPACE). His book, Date & Time, was published in 2018 by Button Poetry.
Venue Information:
The Bell House
149 7th Street
Brooklyn, New York, 11215
http://www.thebellhouseny.com/