December 5 • 8:00pm • Common Grounds Coffeehouse
George Watsky is a writer and performer who believes in the equal power of the tear and the belly laugh. Based in Los Angeles, he aims to cross-pollinate the stage, screen and stereo with work that speaks to both the humor and frustrations of modern life. George was featured on season 6 of Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry on HBO. In 2009, Watsky was one of three poets who performed live on FOX at the NAACP Image Awards in honor of Russell Simmons’ lifetime achievement award, and in 2011 he performed on The Ellen Degeneres Show.