Date and Time
Jan 20, 2020 9:30 am
Rise + Rhyme is a weekly morning storytelling and performance series for children ages 5 and under with the goals of teaching children to engage with their community, learn to love performing and become rising artivists! Rise + Rhyme is held every Monday morning in Hyattsville, MD and Takoma & Brookland, 14th & V DC and the 2nd and 4th Monday at Anacostia, and every last Tuesday of the month at 9:30 AM at Busboys and Poets in Shirlington.
Featuring: A Boy Called Patches & Friends
"Peace, my name is Patches and making friends is my emphasis! I enjoy teaching children how to accept each other’s differences! Lending a hand is my daily practice, welcome to the world of a boy called Patches!"
V. Kuroji Patrick is a father of five and a husband to one! He is an award winning, published illustrator with a background in early childhood development and education. Kuroji is a true creative who infuses real life into his lessons and messages, using puppets to convey fundamental education and connectivity, no matter the age of the audience.
9:30-10:00 Community Chat & Chew
10:00-10:45 Children’s Performance
10:45-11:00 Clean Up Time
We ask that caregivers teach each child how to begin to support performing arts with a $5 admission per child. Additional donations for the performer are always appreciated.