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Spoken-Word Poetry’s Dynamic Duo - The New Yorker
Mon, 11 Mar 2019 07:00:00 GMT
Spoken-Word Poetry’s Dynamic Duo  The New Yorker

Michele Moses on a recent, sold-out show where Sarah Kay and Phil Kaye performed poems about divorce, long-distance relationships, and whale hearts.

George the Poet: Social media gives poets 'a fair shot' - BBC News
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:01:36 GMT
George the Poet: Social media gives poets 'a fair shot'  BBC News

The acclaimed performer George the Poet says social media has helped poetry thrive. The poet - whose real name is George Mpanga - is known for singles like ...

Spoken word poet Natalya O'Flaherty announces debut headline show - Irish Examiner
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:43:00 GMT
Spoken word poet Natalya O'Flaherty announces debut headline show  Irish Examiner

Ireland's spoken word poet Natalya O'Flaherty has announced her debut headline show at The Sugar Club as part of Music Town 2019 in Dublin, April, 14.

World Poetry Day: Four spoken word poets reflect on love, our cities and friendships - Firstpost
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 03:43:40 GMT
World Poetry Day: Four spoken word poets reflect on love, our cities and friendships  Firstpost

On World Poetry Day, a throwback to the Firstpost Poetry Project which showcased the art and creative process of four individuals — Ankita Shah, Ramneek ...

L.A. Is Lit: The Best Spoken-Word, Readings and Poetry in Town - L.A. Weekly
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 13:00:00 GMT
L.A. Is Lit: The Best Spoken-Word, Readings and Poetry in Town  L.A. Weekly

"It is the distillation of articulate animals calling to each other across a great gulf." —Lawrence Ferlinghetti, "Poetry as Insurgent Art". Spoken word is more ...

Spoken word poetry raises student voice, literacy and confidence - Education Dive
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Spoken word poetry raises student voice, literacy and confidence  Education Dive

From poetry slam competitions to in-class recitations, educators are using the medium to engage students in learning with topics they're passionate about.

Poet, Spoken Word Artist Jones '19 Adds "Author" to Résumé - Hamilton College News
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 14:39:33 GMT
Poet, Spoken Word Artist Jones '19 Adds "Author" to Résumé  Hamilton College News

Creative writing major Kyandreia Jones '19 is well versed in poetry and spoken word, but now she can add children's author to her résumé. Her first book, Spies: ...

From spoken-word poetry to dance to music, celebration caps off Black History Month at Triton College - Chicago Tribune
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 08:00:00 GMT
From spoken-word poetry to dance to music, celebration caps off Black History Month at Triton College  Chicago Tribune

From spoken-word poetry to dance to music, Triton College's Black Academic Student Association put on a celebration on Feb. 28 to cap off the group's ...

Petaluma artists to appear in this weekend's ReVerberation spoken word festival - Petaluma Argus Courier
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 22:06:05 GMT
Petaluma artists to appear in this weekend's ReVerberation spoken word festival  Petaluma Argus Courier

This weekend, when Sonoma County's FireCircle Theater presents its first ever “ReVerberation Festival of Community Voices,” at Spreckels Performing Arts ...

"If your intention is corrupted by a thirst for virality, you aren't likely to last in the spoken word scene” - ABS-CBN News
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 01:22:22 GMT
"If your intention is corrupted by a thirst for virality, you aren't likely to last in the spoken word scene”  ABS-CBN News

We didn't expect to be faced with poetry at a luncheon media affair—but there we were.

The Verbal Coliseum's second annual showcase features a night of UCR's best spoken word poetry - Highlander Newspaper
Tue, 12 Mar 2019 18:52:56 GMT
The Verbal Coliseum's second annual showcase features a night of UCR's best spoken word poetry  Highlander Newspaper

The Verbal Coliseum held their annual spoken word showcase on Thursday, March 7 at HUB 379, in a room packed with spoken word aficionados.

An ode to girlfriends! - The Hindu
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 11:10:23 GMT
An ode to girlfriends!  The Hindu

Watch a theatrical poetry performance that re-evaluates feminism through the lens of female friendships.

Spoken verse - The Hindu BusinessLine
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 07:06:06 GMT
Spoken verse  The Hindu BusinessLine

Slam poets are taking poetry out of classrooms, mushairas and libraries, and using it to register protest as well as to teach and learn.

3rd Annual LA GET DOWN FESTIVAL Announced At Greenway Court For National Poetry Month - Broadway World
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 21:55:00 GMT
3rd Annual LA GET DOWN FESTIVAL Announced At Greenway Court For National Poetry Month  Broadway World

Greenway Arts Alliance (Whitney Weston and Pierson Blaetz, Co-Founders and Co-Artistic Directors), in association with Da Poetry Lounge, presents the 3rd ...

Agawam resident competes in Poetry Out Loud state finals - Reminder Publications
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 16:11:36 GMT
Agawam resident competes in Poetry Out Loud state finals  Reminder Publications

Diana Kulmizev, a senior at Agawam High School, performed three poems for the Fourteenth Annual Poetry Out Loud National Recitation Contest State Finals.

11 poets share their favourite political poems - Dazed
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 09:00:00 GMT
11 poets share their favourite political poems  Dazed

For World Poetry Day 2019, we asked Fatimah Asghar, Inua Ellams, Sophie Robinson and more to muse on what makes poetry political for them.

Reflecting on Denice Frohman - Swarthmore Phoenix
Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:00:00 GMT
Reflecting on Denice Frohman  Swarthmore Phoenix

Six years ago, in my first year of high school, I watched a spoken word poem performed online entitled, “Dear Straight People.” For the first time I heard the words ...

Grayson Gallery & Art Center hosts poetry slam - Journal-Times
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 14:00:00 GMT
Grayson Gallery & Art Center hosts poetry slam  Journal-Times

The Grayson Gallery & Art Center will be sponsoring another 'Holler Down the Holler Poetry Slam' event on Saturday, March 23 with doors opening at 7 p.m. ...

Spoken Word poetry group sharing work with Malvern Gazette readers | Malvern Gazette - Malvern Gazette
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 05:03:00 GMT
Spoken Word poetry group sharing work with Malvern Gazette readers | Malvern Gazette  Malvern Gazette

MEMBERS of a poetry group in Malvern will be sharing their work with Gazette readers with the launch of a new monthly feature.

Milwaukee poet uses art of the spoken word to inspire: ‘I want to give people hope’ - WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee
Sun, 24 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT
Milwaukee poet uses art of the spoken word to inspire: ‘I want to give people hope’  WITI FOX 6 Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee poet Cedric Dale Hoard is starting a conversation and tackling tough topics with the art of spoken word. “Spoken word is so powerful ...


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