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FSU Presents Def Jam Poet Mayda DelValle

Frostburg State’s University Programming Council presents “Poetry Slam” featuring Def Jam Poet Mayda DelValle on Thursday March 3, at 8 p.m. in the Lane University Center Alice R. Manicur Assembly Hall.

DelValle was in the Tony Award-winning “Russell Simmons’ Def Poetry Jam” on Broadway and traveled to Scotland with the show to perform at the prestigious Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The native of Chicago’s South Side has also been featured in four of the five seasons of HBO’s “Def Poetry Jam.” Currently, she tours with “Def Jam Poetry” and legendary director Norman Lear’s “Declaration of Independence” Tour.

Students will also have the chance to share their poetry and compete for the chance to perform at the April Poetry Night featuring J. Ivy. For more information, contact the Lane University Center Information Desk at 301-687-4411.

FSU is committed to making all of its programs, services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities. You may request accommodations through ADA Compliance Office at 301-687-4102, TDD 301-687-7955.

For further information on this release, contact:

Office of News and Media Services
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD  21532-2303

Telephone: 301-687-3171
Fax: 301-687-7589