Adán Bean is an accomplished spoken word poet, recording artist, copywriter and 2019 TEDx speaker. Adán runs the culture site ForthDistrict.com and also hosts The SetList podcast, gearing up for its third season, where he interviews artists and musicians through the prism of their musical influences. His work has been featured on or with companies/brands such as TEDx, Habitat for Humanity, Def Jam Recordings, Cash Money Records, The Bert Show, CarMax, Coca-Cola, Cricket Wireless, Chick-fil-A, Delta Airlines, All Def Digital, and more.
Evening Invitational Slam hosted by Theresa Davis
The annual Decatur Book Festival Invitational Poetry Slam organized by Poetry Atlanta and Java Speaks will showcase the members of the Art Amok and Java Slam teams as well as invited competitors. The slam will be held Aug. 31 at 8 p.m. at Ammazza Decatur, 314 E. Howard St. Participants will include Carlos Barboza, Cat Taylor, Nikki Gray, Nate Mask, Ryan J, Ember Webb, Erin Claridy, Adan Bean, Christina Schmitt, Ashlee Haze, and Jordyn King.