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Sorority hosts spoken word poetry outreach event - Flor-Ala
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:37:17 GMT

Sorority hosts spoken word poetry outreach event
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Poets may write poems, but they can further express their work through movement or reading when the words are simply not enough to describe their meanings. Zeta Phi Beta is hosting Spoken WordZ, a poetry event where six poets will share their works ...

Group spotlight on spoken word poetry collective Soul Scribes - The Dartmouth
Tue, 03 Oct 2017 04:13:20 GMT

Group spotlight on spoken word poetry collective Soul Scribes
The Dartmouth
In his spoken word poem, “Complainers,” critically-acclaimed poet Rudy Francisco said: “the human heart beats approximately 4,000 times per hour, and each pulse, each throb, each palpitation is a trophy engraved with the words 'you are still alive ...

Delivering poetic news: Michael Council performs spoken-word poetry, works to spread positivity as 'Navigator' - Southeast Missourian
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 05:00:25 GMT

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Delivering poetic news: Michael Council performs spoken-word poetry, works to spread positivity as 'Navigator'
Southeast Missourian
Mike Council is a man with rhythm in his voice, as well as in his life. His delivery is deep, with tempo and inflection, and his 47 years on this earth have recurring themes, like a chorus in a song. He's also not your typical student at Southeast ...

The world of spoken word - Daily Nation
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:28:52 GMT

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The world of spoken word
Daily Nation
For starters, spoken word is performance art that is word based. It is poetry intended for onstage performance, rather than exclusively designed for the page. Here is the catch: it's not just poetry, it is rhythmic poetry, performed enthusiastically ...

Peterborough will be the poetry capital of Canada October 22 to 28 - kawarthaNOW.com
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 21:01:35 GMT

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Peterborough will be the poetry capital of Canada October 22 to 28
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(Artwork: Jimson Bowler). From this Sunday (October 22) until October 28th, more than 150 poets from across the country will be in Peterborough to participate in the annual Canadian Festival of Spoken Word — the biggest spoken word festival in Canada.

UAlbany student breathes new life into spoken word poetry - Spotlight News
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 13:41:23 GMT

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UAlbany student breathes new life into spoken word poetry
Spotlight News
ALBANY — For one University at Albany student, spoken word poetry is not only her past and present, but her future too. “I want to incorporate spoken word into everything I do,” senior Claudie Joassaint said. “I would die if I couldn't do this ...

Spoken word poet Chuck Perkins is all about New Orleans - NOLA.com
Tue, 26 Sep 2017 16:03:54 GMT

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Spoken word poet Chuck Perkins is all about New Orleans
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"His poems can be Crescent City-centric in the extreme. So much so that I wonder if out-of-towners in the audience sometimes even know what he's talking about. His crowd-pleasing "Street Poem" is a blizzard of puns based on New Orleans road names.

Spoken word brings cultures together to fight stereotypes, discrimination - ABC Online
Sat, 07 Oct 2017 22:53:55 GMT

ABC Online

Spoken word brings cultures together to fight stereotypes, discrimination
ABC Online
Common Ground is a multilingual, multi-faith workshop series that uses poetry and the spoken word to break down stereotypes and fight discrimination. Abdul Hammoud founded the program in Melbourne five years ago and has teamed up with Perth-born ...

Queen's Poetry Slam returns full force - Queen's Journal
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:35:52 GMT

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Queen's Poetry Slam returns full force
Queen's Journal
Run monthly, Queen's Poetry Slam invites one and all to share their spoken word poetry in a scored competition. There are two rounds, allowing each poet three minutes for the chance to show off their best couplets and metaphors. With a small yet ...

'We have worn your music like a stitch over an open vein': Poet Shane Koyczan remembers Gord Downie - CBC.ca
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:01:42 GMT

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'We have worn your music like a stitch over an open vein': Poet Shane Koyczan remembers Gord Downie
CBC.ca
Shane Koyczan was in a hospital bed last year, recovering from a leg surgery, as Gord Downie embarked on his farewell tour with The Tragically Hip. The B.C. spoken-word poet wasn't able to attend a show. So, he wrote Downie a poem titled Gift Shop.
'No dress rehearsal, this is our life:' Gord Downie and the Canadian conversationThe Conversation CA

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