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Spoken-word artist Jinahie to perform March 14


Jinahie, meaning “my wings” in Arabic, is a talented, 19-year-old, spoken-word artist of Egyptian-American heritage. She will perform at Penn State Berks on Wednesday, March 14, 2012, at 7:30 p.m. in Perkins Student Center Multipurpose Room. This event is free and open to the public.

A diverse range of subjects and issues are represented in Jinahie’s work, as she displays a mastery of the art form, with precision, skill, and grace. Over the past few years, she has become recognized as one of Washington D.C.’s greatest spoken-word artists and a highly sought-after performer. In 2009, she was voted Maryland Youth Slam Grand Champion and Grand Slam Champion of the Philadelphia Youth Poetry Slam. In 2011, Jinahie was named Washington D.C. Slam Champion. Her unique style has attracted audiences of all ages and cultural backgrounds.

This presentation is part of the Arts and Lecture series. For more information, contact the Office of Student Life at 610-396-6076.

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