Due to popular demand World’s Worst Words is back!

Slanguage Presents!

World’s Worst Words II [WWWII] a night of redefining, engaging and breaking down language through spoken word, music and performance featuring guest artists from some of Los Angeles’ most dynamic and creative organizations including; Deondri Ruff _ Homeboy Industries, Jael Williams _ Homeland Cultural Center, Jumakae _ Duende and One Imagination, Rolando Riggio _ 826LA, Venessa Marco _ Da Poetry Lounge,  Jessica Cornejo _ Heart and Soul and Inner-City Arts,  Shonowa Villalobos _ Ell@s,  Milan Bond _ Downbeat720, and DJ Emilio Venegas Jr. _ Wilmington Enrichment Community Artist Network (WECAN).


Curated by Slanguage, with production support by Mario Davila of LAartlab, WWWII is part of a 10-year history of Slanguage events supporting creative collaborations.

FRI | JULY 20 | 7–10PM

7:00 – 8:00           DJ Set

8:00 – 9:00           Spoken Word

9:00 – 10:00         Performance and Music


Some of the featured Artists:

Location:LA> <2640 S. La Cienega Los Angeles, CA 90034

For more information visit Made In LA, Facebook event page with bio’s on the artists

Description and artist photos courtesy of Mario Davila


Hope to see you all there!


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