Tag Archives: Bao Phi

Bao Phi writes about Asian Americans in Spoken Word

A really nice editorial in his blog on the Star Trib’s website, Bao Phi reminisces and pays tribute to his experiences, trials, and celebrations as a person of color in spoken word. Check out his article here: A Decade of … Continue reading

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Equilibrium

Now in its seventh season, Equilibrium (or EQ, for short) still packs in the crowds at The Loft Literary Center. Bringing together the biggest names and the brightest up-and-comers to be found within the national spoken word scene, series creator … Continue reading

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Videos from Urban Griots Spoken Word Awards

Photographer/Videographer Justin Schell has sent me a few links to some beautiful videos of performances from the Spoken Word Awards at the beginning of the month, and I’m really excited to share them.

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Spoken Word Celebration

Five years from now, we’ll say we were there. We’ll say we saw someone who “made it”- accept an award on the Varsity stage, or perform on the Varsity stage, or even just sit at our table as we watched … Continue reading

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Griots Results – Short Version

Wow! What an amazing night! I’ll be working on a REAL post for this coming week, with photographs and more descriptions of the evening’s performances (gotta give my photographers some time to edit), but for those of you who are … Continue reading

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