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Spoken Word Is The Most Empowering Art Form Out There – 5 Women Tell Us Why - Refinery29
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 06:10:00 GMT
Spoken Word Is The Most Empowering Art Form Out There – 5 Women Tell Us Why  Refinery29

Forget what you *think* you know about spoken word. It's personal, political and empowering. Five women tell us why you'll want to get on board.

Spoken word poets open up on sexual assault - The Daily Titan
Thu, 18 Apr 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Spoken word poets open up on sexual assault  The Daily Titan

Spoken word poet Natasha T. Miller and students performed pieces about sexual assault at Tuesday's Speak Yo' Truth event in the Titan Student Union pub.

Meet the 11-year-old DJ who's caught the attention of Jay-Z and Bill and Melinda Gates - CNBC
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 14:30:00 GMT
Meet the 11-year-old DJ who's caught the attention of Jay-Z and Bill and Melinda Gates  CNBC

Erica Armah Bra-Bulu Tandoh is a DJ who performs around the world and has shared the stage with famous musicians and performed for billionaires. She's also ...

Reggie Gray: 'Flexing is storytelling. Our bodies become the vocabulary' - The Guardian
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 05:00:00 GMT
Reggie Gray: 'Flexing is storytelling. Our bodies become the vocabulary'  The Guardian

Reggie 'Regg Roc' Gray and Young Identity explain how their show explores the world through a fusion of dance and spoken word.

Poetry From Ethiopia… P. Santiago - NyackNewsAndViews
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 09:59:32 GMT
Poetry From Ethiopia… P. Santiago  NyackNewsAndViews

On the auspicious occasion of the 11th Annual African American Day Parade and the triumphant return of the Super Bowl winning McCourty twins, ...

Kitchen Sync partners with arts council for monthly poetry open mic - Denton Record Chronicle
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 21:55:00 GMT
Kitchen Sync partners with arts council for monthly poetry open mic  Denton Record Chronicle

The Greater Denton Arts Council has partnered with Kitchen Sync, a local pair of poets, to present a monthly open mic at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center.

Local students take top prizes in Dyer-Ives poetry competition - School News Network
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 07:30:00 GMT
Local students take top prizes in Dyer-Ives poetry competition  School News Network

Aliya Hall loves the work of poets Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou and Chinaka Hodge. Their strong voices have served as inspiration for her as she's dabbled ...

Youth leadership developed with spoken word poetry - OurAuckland
Wed, 05 Jun 2019 02:46:56 GMT
Youth leadership developed with spoken word poetry  OurAuckland

Waitematā Local Board has contributed funding towards spoken word workshops for youth at schools in the local board area. The workshops, run by Action ...

With poetry and cello, Paul Kelly & Co. take flight - Sydney Morning Herald
Sun, 16 Jun 2019 04:09:00 GMT
With poetry and cello, Paul Kelly & Co. take flight  Sydney Morning Herald

The poetry of Wright, Keats, Hardy takes flight in a performance which blends classical music and blue grass with one of Australia's most distinctive voices.

Juneteenth Spoken Word Showcase - Bungalower
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 04:09:13 GMT
Juneteenth Spoken Word Showcase  Bungalower

Hear some of Orlando's premiere spoken word artists share their talent and perspective in celebration of Juneteenth. In the historic Wells'Built Museum ...

Stateside: Flint investigation starts over; play set in 3071 Detroit; breaking down House budget - Michigan Radio
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 21:03:27 GMT
Stateside: Flint investigation starts over; play set in 3071 Detroit; breaking down House budget  Michigan Radio

Today on Stateside , Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel comments on the recent dismissal of charges against state officials and others for actions.

The Last Word review – young artists speak truth to poetry - The Guardian
Wed, 12 Jun 2019 12:33:00 GMT
The Last Word review – young artists speak truth to poetry  The Guardian

This festival gives voice to up-and-coming performers, from poetry slam winner Rakaya Esime Fetuga to the painfully funny Jack Rooke.

Grand Rapids Pride Festival celebrates 31st year with food, music - MLive.com
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 21:15:00 GMT
Grand Rapids Pride Festival celebrates 31st year with food, music  MLive.com

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The Grand Rapids Pride Festival drew people to downtown Grand Rapids on Saturday for food, drink and musical performances in ...

Kate Tempest: The Book of Traps and Lessons review – living poetry amid the chaos of 2019 - The Guardian
Fri, 14 Jun 2019 08:30:00 GMT
Kate Tempest: The Book of Traps and Lessons review – living poetry amid the chaos of 2019  The Guardian

(American Recordings/Fiction) Producer Rick Rubin has pared back the effects, giving Tempest's songs about trying to love and dance through our current crises ...

Artists Unite! to present arts with a message - Winston-Salem Journal
Sat, 15 Jun 2019 20:15:00 GMT
Artists Unite! to present arts with a message  Winston-Salem Journal

Artists Unite! will present a two-day event 7 p.m. June 20 and 21 at The Ramkat, 170 W. Ninth St., Winston-Salem.

Kate Tempest review, The Book of Traps and Lessons: Poet is still a pessimist on this strangely uninspired album - The Independent
Thu, 13 Jun 2019 06:12:25 GMT
Kate Tempest review, The Book of Traps and Lessons: Poet is still a pessimist on this strangely uninspired album  The Independent

Ahead of a summer where most contemporary artists seem to be pivoting back to upbeat, optimistic pop, it's strangely comforting to hear Kate Tempest is still ...

Local News, KHS poetry slam rocks Radio Brewing - Shoshone News Press
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 19:22:53 GMT
Local News, KHS poetry slam rocks Radio Brewing  Shoshone News Press

Courtesy photo Trevor Haston and Haley Tucker read their pair poem during Kellogg High School's Poetry Slam at Radio Brewing. KELLOGG — Kellogg High ...

Cut & Paste — UrbArts Taps The Transformative Power Of The Spoken Word - KBIA
Fri, 31 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Cut & Paste — UrbArts Taps The Transformative Power Of The Spoken Word  KBIA

Camryn Howe discovered the power of poetry as a high school freshman, when a conversation in physics class led to an impromptu visit to her school's slam.

UW-Madison student poets reflect on competition success - The Daily Cardinal
Sun, 19 May 2019 07:00:00 GMT
UW-Madison student poets reflect on competition success  The Daily Cardinal

After months of preparation, students share competition success and reflect on the importance of poetry on campus.

Poetry lets Oakdale CA teen share pain of losing dad to ALS - Modesto Bee
Tue, 11 Jun 2019 20:13:00 GMT
Poetry lets Oakdale CA teen share pain of losing dad to ALS  Modesto Bee

Oakdale resident Daniel Campbell, 13, is working on spoken-word poetry to help heal from the death of his father, Lance, and to support other youth whose ...


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