ALTOONA, Pa. — Penn State Altoona will host a performance by storyteller Odd Rod at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 13, in the Pond View Lounge of the Slep Student Center.
Odd Rod is a perseverance speaker who survived childhood traumas dealing with addiction, death and neglect. He has been voted five times as APCA's Spokenword Artist of the Year, and his use of authenticity in poetry, storytelling and multimedia provides a dynamically engaging performance of inspiration. His transparency, creative insight and compassionate delivery are framed by experience, education and love.
Odd Rod has won many awards, been commissioned to write and perform in several commercials, and presented at hundreds of colleges and high schools.
The event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by Penn State Altoona’s Creative Writing Club, the Campus Advisory Board, and the Black Student Union.