The seventh annual Passion Fruit Festival is The EchoVerse journey through erotic visual verse. An annual festival that showcases the creativity of notable and emerging poets, musicians, performance, visual and literary artist from Southeast Michigan and beyond. In 2011, Passion Fruit Festival 7.0 will be held in The Knight Suite of the Virgil H. Carr Cultural Arts Center in Detroit's Paradise Valley (Harmonie Park).
Each year selected performance and visual artist are invited to provide cutting edge and experimental art that explores eroticism. These artist are encouraged to use Passion Fruit to expand boundaries, which makes the show only appropriate for mature audiences (18+). This year will include feature performances by noted local musician Inohs Sivad, and spoken word performances by Aural SassS and The EchoVerse.
Spotlight performances provided by local poet Dimonique Boyd (The Oracle), with ONE and Jeff Nelson who have both served on Detroit Poetry Slam Teams.
Passion Fruit Festival 7.0 will be hosted by local poet JyObadele (Johnny Jenkins Jr.), with smooth soul and house provided by DJ Andre Roysters of SoundCircle DJ's Additional information and tickets available via www.TheEchoVerseVibe.com.