Creative Outlet for Spoken Word: Writing Studio
Write it, read it, and own it! Studio Services is hosting our 2nd open mic night, featuring Bugsy Calhoun. Join us to share or be inspired by hearing spoken works that may be meeting others' ears for the first time. Sign up will begin at 5:30 for a 5-8 min slot.
Bugsy's passion for spoken word has been heard from Brownsill, Brooklyn to Columbia, South Carolina and more.
Please join us on Tuesday June 27th at 6:30 pm, in the Theater on the 2nd level of Richland Library Main. You will not want to miss this free event, but if you do, no worries, it won't be our last.
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We’re about to take you off the road you expected to be on when you heard the word “poetry.” Sandburg, Kerouac, Whitman, and Millay were all radicals in their early days more...
We’re about to take you off the road you expected to be on when you heard the word “poetry.” Sandburg, Kerouac, Whitman, and Millay were all radicals in their early days. They outraged the status quo. The poets you’ll experience in this book and audio CD travel on that same track. The Spoken Word Revolution is a continuation and rebirth of the oral tradition in our country, and in countries around the world, where the power of poetry performed out loud compels an audience to listen. The Spoken Word Revolution brings to life the written and performed works of more than 40 of the most influential slam, hip hop, performance art and contemporary poets in the world today. This defining collection of spoken word poetry captures today’s electrifying words and voices, in text and immediately live on one audio CD. Hear the innovative poetry styles of: --Slam --Nuyorican --Performance art --Taos --Youth poetry --Hip hop Includes poems by: --Sherman Alexie --Billy Collins --Regie Gibson --Celena Glenn --Edward Hirsch --Jean Howard --Taylor Mali --Viggo Mortensen --Beau Sia --Patricia Smith --Saul Williams less...