SpoFest slated for Warrensburg


SpoFest will host an evening of original spoken word created by local poets and writers from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7 at the Café Blackadder in Warrensburg.

Warrensburg musician Tony Shaffer will read original work and perform acoustic music during the event. In addition, four first-time readers will read for SpoFest: Damon Freed, Jack Miller, Scott Umphrey and Eddie Osborne.

Those attending may enjoy a meal while they listen; Cafe Blackadder provides gourmet-quality made-from-scratch meals, sandwiches and desserts.

“We continually develop partnerships with local farmers and other local business owners to provide a unique menu highlighting the freshest seasonal ingredients,” Café Blackadder said. “Our menu reflects a blending of our regional cuisine with selections picked up from our travels throughout the U.S. and abroad, always with Julie’s special touches.”

SpoFest is a celebration of the written word that encourages poets and writers to write and perform original work. Spofest has five live events during the year and welcomes new readers for presentations. For more information about the SpoFest or the event, call James Bryant at 660-553-4572 or visit Café Blackadder’s website at www.cafeblackadder.com.

Release courtesy of SpoFest

Sedalia Democrat

Release courtesy of SpoFest

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