Kane “Novakane” Smego, a nationally-recognized spoken word poet and artistic director of Sacrificial Poets, will perform April 23 at 7 p.m. in the Northeast State Auditorium.
Smego is noted for his dynamic performances that explore the power of stories and voice as tools for self-transformation, non-violent resistance, and community engagement.
Smego grew up in North Carolina and graduated in 2010 with highest honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a National Poetry Slam finalist and he has performed at prominent venues such as the Nuyorican Poets Café in New York City, the, Chicago’s Green Mill, and the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, Tenn.
For more information, visit http://www.consciouscampus.com/portfolio/kane-smego/.
The performing arts center is located at 2425 Highway 75 in Blountville, adjacent to the Tri-Cities Regional Airport. Smego’s performance is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Jim Kelly at jpkelly@NortheastState.edu or 423.279.7669.