Poetry Jam

May 14, 2023 @ 8:00 pm
Poetry Jam

Featured Poet Pelaiah Auset

Born & raised in Boston, Massachusetts, this is where she perfected her art & performance- As she was a regular on the arts, poetry & performance scene.
Her vocal style and ability are effortless and engaging; her lyrics true and undeniable.
This angelic voice beckons you back for more, in awe of her person and omnipresence.
She has performed @ notable venues such as B.B. King’s in New York, The renowned Apollo Theater, and Madison Square Garden.

For 2 consecutive years, the NAACP invited her to open up for The Whispers & The Temptations. She has also opened up for reggae artists Sizzla & Sista Carol @ The Slave Theater in Brooklyn, New York.

She was commissioned to write the score/Soundtrack for the motion picture entitled “Strike 4”.
Over the last 10 years, She has performed annually for Boston & NewYork’s Fashion Week.
She has also written & produced commercial jingles for major companies & corporations & specializes in personalized wedding songs, commencements, sweet 16’s & other events.
Dedicated to art & mentoring youth, Pelaiah volunteered several weeks to teach music & theater, for the 9th Annual Tribute to Harriet Tubman-“Revolutionary Women in Reggae’s” Youth play. Later that year she received an award from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for her music contribution to “Listen to your Body”- A breast cancer awareness fundraiser. She’s also received several other awards for her commitments to music, community, & youth literacy from the Urban League of Eastern Ma, African Development through Drum & Dance, Change Inc., The Harlem Book Fair & R.A.P. (Roxbury Action Program), in 2021, She was awarded an artist’s grant from the North Star Church of the Arts, & most recently, awarded with an Artists certification from the City of Boston, Mayor’s Office of Arts & Culture.