WHO & WHAT: An IRL & Virtual EVENT w/ author Arielle Estoria, discussing her newest collection of poetry The Unfolding alongside actress, singer, & producer Ashley Blaine Featherson-Jenkins at Reparations Club.
WHEN: Friday April 7th, 2023 @ 7pm PST (doors @ 6:30pm)
WHERE: LIVE In-Person at Rep Club in Los Angeles (3054 S. Victoria Ave LA, CA 90016, vaccination + mask required) or via livestream virtually from anywhere!
COVID REQUIREMENTS: Proof of vaccination and face covering while indoors is required to attend in-person. No exceptions.
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Arielle Estoria is a poet, speaker, and actor. She self-published two collections of poetry, Vagabonds and Zealots and Write Bloody Spill Pretty, and has shared her work through spoken word and keynote talks with companies such as Google, Lululemon, Apple, and more. She has emceed conferences such as the Yellow Conference and led writing and self-acceptance workshops. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband.
Ashley Blaine Featherson-Jenkins is an actress, singer, and producer who starred in n the critically acclaimed Netflix Original Series, DEAR WHITE PEOPLE for four seasons. A force of talent on screen, Ashley brings that same level of passion and energy to her off-screen messages of empowerment, hard work, and self-discovery and acceptance. Though she notes that positivity does not come easily, especially as a Black actress, her positivity is infectious and is felt in every interaction with her. She attributes her confident outlook on life due to divine alignment with her purpose: Changing the world through her artistry and serving as a resource for women of color.
Ashley Blaine Featherson-Jenkins is currently recurring on NBC’s comedy series GRAND CREW and she was last seen opposite Lena Waithe and Vanessa Williams in the film BAD HAIR which premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. However, it is her starring role as ‘Joelle Brooks’ in the critically acclaimed Netflix Original Series, DEAR WHITE PEOPLE that she is perhaps best known. After the DWP’s 2017 debut, Variety, described Featherson-Jenkins’ ‘Joelle’ as “pitch-perfect,” and TV Guide said the actress is “the comic force of the show.” In 2013, alongside Emmy-winner Lena Waithe, Featherson-Jenkins co-created the groundbreaking web series, HELLO CUPID. Vulture selected CUPID as one of the best web series of 2014 and The Boston Globe went further, declaring the series, and Ashley, deserving of Emmys. Featherson-Jenkins again stood out in her starring role in the MACRO produced series, LEIMERT PARK, which took her to Sundance. On the big screen, Featherson-Jenkins also starred in Amber Tamblyn’s directorial debut, PAINT IT BLACK; and on the small screen in the 2016 ABC pilot, DREW and she guest starred in Fox’s GLEE. Featherson-Jenkins received her BFA in musical theater from Howard University and she currently resides in Los Angeles, CA with her husband Darroll and dog, Diva.