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Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 4:30-11:55pm
@The Garden Theater
4:30pm - 7:00pm Staged reading and animation screening with live musical score and live painting 7:00pm - 7:30pm Intermission and Book signing 7:30pm - 8:45pm Mic Write's "You're Coming with Me" performance 8:45pm - 12:00am DJs Mike Medow, Mother Cyborg VJs Oren Goldenberg and Craig DeMaggs Live performance by Tunde Olaniran Join co-editors adrienne maree brown and Walidah Imarisha, along with contributing writers Tara Betts, Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Dani McClain, Autumn Brown, Gabriel Teodros, Morrigan Belle Phillips, and Tunde Olaniran for the Detroit release of Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements. The book "Octavia's Brood" will be for sale at this event, and both editors will be present to sign your copy! We will start out with a dramatic reading of the work from 4:30-6:00pm, featuring writers from the Detroit Collective Sci-Fi Writing Salons, original sci-fi films from The James and Grace Lee Boggs School, context from dream hampton, , live painting by artist Ashley McFadden, futuristic folk aural landscape from Arlow Xan, harpist Ahya Simone, and St. Zita. Next will be a thrilling performance by Chace 'Mic Write' Morris from 7:30-8:30pm, then we will party like it's the future with DJs including Mother Cyborg, Mike Medow, VJ Oren Goldenberg and a live set from Tunde Olaniran from 9pm-midnight. These events are part of the 2015 Art X Detroit Festival with Allied Media Projects as our community sponsor http://www.facebook.com/events/864996273571588/