As part of Black History Month, poets and spoken word artists from Peel Street Poetry will be performing work from – and inspired – by poets of the African Diaspora.

They will be joined by DJ duo Crimes Against Pop during an evening of performance poetry.

Photo: HKFP.

Proceeds from the event will go to the Vine Community Service’s “Keeping Kids in Kindergarten” initiative – a programme that enables the children of refugees or asylum seekers to attend kindergarten.

Tickets are available at HK$120 at Ticketflap, which also includes a standard drink.

The performance will last for three hours and start at 7pm on Wednesday, 17 February 2016. It will take place at Orange Peel Music Lounge on the 2/F of Ho Lee Commercial Building, 38-44 D’Aguilar Street, Central.

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