VOICES CARRY performance group
Voices Carry (formerly Voices from Inside/Out) offers performances and readings designed to bring the stories of incarcerated and formerly incarcerated women to the public. Voices Carry presentations feature women from minimum-security facilities or women who have been released into the community. Each performance is followed by Q&A.
Since its launch in the fall of 2004, we have performed at venues all over Western Massachusetts, including colleges and universities, local arts centers, churches, and conference centers. We have also performed at local fundraising events, professional development and writing conferences, poetry slams, and more. If you would like to schedule a Voices Carry performance, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upcoming Voices Carry Events – Spring 2017
Wednesday March 8, 7:00 PM — Reading with other women at Code Pink’s International Women’s Day event in Northampton First Churches, 129 Main Street, Lyman Hall (entrance on Center St), Northampton
Monday March 13, 7:00 PM — Reading at opening of The States of Incarceration Installation, Historic Northampton, 46 Bridge St., Northampton
Saturday March 25, 1:00 PM — Reading in conjunction with the community reading of Orange is the New Black, Emily Williston Memorial Library, 9 Park St., Easthampton
Wednesday April 12, 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM — Panel discussion on criminal justice reform — VFI participant to speak, Holyoke Community College, Homestead Ave., Holyoke
Tuesday April 18, 7:00 PM — Open Mic at Third Tuesday Greenfield Word — featured writers: Voices From Inside, Mill St., Greenfield
Thursday April 20, 7 PM — Speech Matters, on Mass incarceration, in conjunction with Marlborough College course, 113 Elliot St., Brattleboro, VT
Tuesday May 2, 10 AM to 1:00 PM — Campus reading in conjunction with interdisciplinary course (English/Sociology) Orange is The New Black: The Real Story, The Forum at Holyoke Community College Homestead Ave., Holyoke