take a bowAs part of a busy April for the Writing in the Schools program, Exclusive Ink took center stage on Butler’s campus for the university’s ArtsFest series on Saturday, April 20. Reflecting on the topic of revolution, Shortridge students and their Butler mentors delivered powerful group performances for the audience of nearly 50 spectators at the Eidson-Duckwall Recital Hall.

eric readsAfter months of preparation and practice, it was beyond satisfying to see our students, including Eric (above), conjure up their finest readings to date, especially considering the bright lights and new eyes. But they earned their turns as stars, and we couldn’t have been any prouder.

Although the video and audio isn’t up to the usual caliber because of our set-up in the theater, the following footage of Darlene and Zuri performing “Two Sides of the Coin” illustrates the strength and confidence that were on display all afternoon.

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