Musical performances by Amanda Diaz will be included, and many more regional authors and artists will sign their books, demonstrate and showcase their various styles of original art.
Scales is a spoken word artist, poet, student, mentor, pianist and vocalist. She is a 21-year-old rising senior at Temple University majoring in broadcasting telecommunications and mass media studies. She graduated from Philadelphia's Girard Academic Music Program high school and has studied piano, voice, music composition and music theory at Temple University’s Music Preparatory School. She has been performing since the age of 11 and was one of the Philadelphia Youth Poetry Movement’s poets featured in the 2009 HBO docu-series “Brave New Voices.” Some of her appearances include The Welcome America Fourth of July celebration, the Black Golf Legends luncheon, various events at The Clef Club of Jazz, The West Oak Lane Jazz Festival and the NAACP ACT-SO competition in Disney World (Florida) as a national competitor. Not only has she performed in many venues, but her poetry has been featured at The Arts Bank, 107.9FM, 100.3 FM the Beat, Power 99FM, 103AM talk radio, and 90.1 FM's The Bridge. She also recently presented a workshop at the Abu Dhabi's Women As Global Leaders conference.
The Green Room event is free and open to the public. For gallery background, location details and more information visit http://www.mygreenherring.com or call (843)812-6496.