Songwriting, Poetry, and Rap Workshop

with
Alex "Frak" Fraknoi
Looking for a creative outlet while stuck at home? Join us each Thursday in September to learn the fundamentals of rhythm and rhyme, with a particular focus on spoken-word poetry and rap. No prior experience needed. Perfect for ages 8 to 108!
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Alex "Frak" Fraknoi

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Apr 11 - May 2
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1pm PT / 4pm ET
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Looking for a creative outlet while stuck at home? Join us each Thursday in September to learn the fundamentals of rhythm and rhyme, with a particular focus on spoken-word poetry and rap. No prior experience needed. Perfect for ages 8 to 108! 

 

In this intimate workshop, you’ll write and perform original poetry, with lots of laughter along the way. Our instructor, rapper Alex “Frak” Fraknoi, will help you use rhythm and rhyme to process the challenging times we’re living in. With his guidance, you’ll be amazed at the multi-syllabic rhymes you can create. Past participants have raved about Frak’s approach to teaching and can’t wait to learn more from him. 

 

Sign up today, and get ready to release your inner poet!


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Songwriting, Poetry, & Rap Workshop (4 Sessions)

with

Alex "Frak" Fraknoi

Saturdays, April 11th, 18th, 25th, and May 2nd, 1-2pm PT, 4-5pm ET
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Songwriting, Poetry, & Rap Workshop (4 Sessions)
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Join Bay Area rapper Alex "Frak" Fraknoi for a 4-part workshop series in songwriting, poetry, and rap. No prior experience necessary! Event Description: We’re excited to have Bay Area rapper Alex "Frak" Fraknoi share his talents and teach us to become songwriters. Join us each Sunday in April to learn the fundamentals of songwriting, from verse, to hook, to the art of rhyme. You'll laugh, you'll learn, and you'll even write & perform original poetry and music. Workshops will take place on Saturdays at 1pm PT / 4pm ET, beginning on April 11th. Attendees must purchase a ticket by April 11th to participate in all four events. Your ticket will include the following four interactive sessions: Session 1 - April 11: The Basics of Songwriting and RhymeSession 2 - April 19: Anthems - Writing an Anthem for our Personal SuperheroSession 3 - April 25: Persona Poems - Songs & Poems from Another PerspectiveSession 4 - May 2: Letter Writing - Letters in Song to a Loved One or YourselfEvent Location: This event will take place online via Zoom, a free video-conferencing tool. New to Zoom? After you buy your ticket, you'll receive an email with step-by-step instructions on how to use it, and you'll be a pro in no time! Frak’s Bio: Frak is a rapper from the Bay Area. A songwriter, battle rapper, producer, comedian, and music video director, Frak's art sits at the intersection of several mediums. He's dropped 2 albums, Limewire ’03 and Bagels, with over a million streams and views across platforms. He has performed on BET, MTV, and Team Backpack, and his music has played during the Warriors playoff run at Oracle Arena. Known for his freestyle skills, Frak started rapping at age 15 as the Bay Area MC Olympics champion, and since has been rap battling from Canada to the UK at events like Tourettes without Regrets and King of the Dot. He works with an organization called Youth Speaks, teaching hip-hop writing and freestyling around the Bay Area. He has played at festivals such as Hiero Day and Electric Forest and opened for artists such as Kendrick Lamar, Anderson Paak, Doja Cat, Travis Scott, Zion I and Earth, and Wind & Fire. About Speakeasy: Speakeasy offers intimate events with compelling speakers and performers online via Zoom. Learn more about Speakeasy and check out a list of all of our events.

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