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Poetry Slams

Music and Magic: Katie Haverly and Ariana Brown at the Tucson Poetry Festival

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 04.20.2016 | Arts
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

The final event of last weekend's Tucson Poetry Festival was a reading by five poets that was so deep that the folks who witnessed it probably woke up...

Let the World Speak!

Norman MacAfee | Posted 03.28.2015 | Arts
Norman MacAfee

There are 6,000 languages in the world, and half are endangered. Those 3,000 will be gone by the end of this century if we don't do something. What are we going to do? That is the situation outlined in a new PBS documentary.

'Consent Is Not The Absence Of No'

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 07.11.2014 | Women

"We live in a society where film will not show a woman’s face in orgasm, but they will in abuse." That potent line is just one of the many though...

5 Incredible LGBTQ Poets

Patrick Pressl | Posted 08.28.2011 | Arts
Patrick Pressl

On June 24th, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a marriage equality bill into law after it passed a senate vote 33 to 29. The law will become effe...

WATCH: Poetry Slams Spur Student Literacy In The South Bronx

GOOD | By Siobhan O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

n the South Bronx, the birthplace of hip hop, the art of spitting rhymes is alive and well—in the form of competitive performance poetry. Local nonp...