Posts tagged "spoken word"

This Dance & Spoken Word Performance Takes Down Bullying

These ultra-talented kids from the non-profit group MusEffect collaborated with poet Azure Antoinette to put together a choreographed performance about cyberbullying. October is National Bullying Prevention Month, so there was no better time for the team to encourage a dialogue. What starts as a dull classroom morphs into a gorgeous, haunting routine that sticks in your…

By: Claire Hannum / October 25, 2014

This Woman’s Spoken Word Poem About Her Abortion Is Incredible

This is Leyla Josephine, a spoken word and performance artist based in Glasgow, Scotland, and the video above is her incredible spoken word poem about her abortion. Or rather, the guilt she does not feel for having an abortion when she was too young to be the kind of mother she wants to be. Whe…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 21, 2014

“I Almost Lost My Heart In Monaco” Will Make You Almost Lose Your Mind

Another day, another bizarre rich girl vanity project, this time from Katie Chonacas, aka Kyriaki Sunday, who apparently took a trip to Monaco and "almost lost her heart" there. That's why she penned this bubbly, name-dropping, weird spoken word track about her clubbing vacay to the Euro hot spot, and the man-child she almost fell…

By: Julie Gerstein / April 19, 2012

Katie Makkai’s “Pretty” Spoken Word Performance Is Pretty Awesome

Start your Monday off right with this spoken word performance by Katie Makkai, defining the world "pretty." Thanks to my mom for sharing it with me!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 25, 2010

Trailer Park: “Dinner For Schmucks,” “Charlie St. Cloud,” “The Extra Man,” “The Dry Land”

It's a very rare thing that I want to see all the movies that are coming out, especially since there are some seriously craptastic things being produced these days. And as this summer fades in to autumn's chill, you're running out of time to take advantage of the long days and sweat-soaked nights. Spend a…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 30, 2010