Spoken word artist Nathan J. Reid returns with his 3rd annual Poetry Hour, this time delivering a strange and powerful performance of work from his new book PERSISTENCE OF PERCEPTION, published by Finishing Line Press. Tune in and follow Reid down a nifty path of spoken word and song.
Back in April, Madison’s Arts and Literature Laboratory announced its first-ever Midwest Video Poetry Festival. The idea was to bring together one of humanity’s oldest art forms together with one of its newest, and to expand the audience for both. Originally conceived as an in-person screening event, the COVID-19 pandemic forced a change in plans, […]
University of Wisconsin-Madison Interdisciplinary Artist-In-Residence Michele Byrd-McPhee will be joined by guest artist Ursula Rucker for a virtual conversation. Rucker is a renowned spoken word and recording artist and activist. At this event, they will discuss her background and career. Ursula Rucker is a Philadelphia born poet, mother, activist, and recording artist. She has been […]
Poetry is many things to many people. It can be a rallying cry or a soothing balm in times of crisis—and in 2020, we could use plenty of both. Today, Wednesday host Ali Muldrow discusses the radical possibilities of art and poetry with Xandria Phillips, author of the new collection HULL. Among other things, they […]
Milwaukee-based poet, community builder and Latina LGBTQ advocate Carmen A. Murguia joins Damita Brown to share her poetry, story and what we can do to build better communities. Photo by Emily Mills: flic.kr/p/UtMy6B
ASAP urgency applies as I seek to Motivate during the covid19 in its current status. i read my own poetry or literature. I Intend to Motivate utilizing My voice, in singing, poetry and evocative Motivation signaling with the Awareness and the Science in the Biology of Belief. Each Human is 70-80% water and Electromagnetic Beings. […]