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a word that is spoken aloud


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IMZ: When I think of spoken word poetry, I think of The Last Poets, Gil Scott-Heron and others, would they be considered pioneers in the genre?
The technical aspects of spoken word poetry have been inspired by the originators of the genre in Nova Scotia, Canada and, closer home, by some of the practitioners of spoken word poetry like Lebo Mashile, Mpho Siluli and Sheila Kala.
At only eighteen years old, Kev Evan is inspired by Synth-pop, Spoken word poetry, and Rap, along with many Rock mechanics.
O2 Academy, tomorrow, doors 7pm (over 14s only), tickets PS25 MUsiC THEATRE Jess Green & The Mischief Thieves Humorous performances with a social conscience, examining everyday underdogs affected by public sector cuts with their stories told via passionate spoken word poetry.
A contemporary remix of the story of Black Canada told through the intertwining tapestry of print dub Siam and spoken word poetry.
In assembling HBO's "Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck," director Morgen used new and previously unseen archival footage --including Cobain's Super-8 movies, his spoken word poetry and autobiography, his sculptures, his photography and his sound design pieces--to reveal a more "humanistic portrait" of Cobain.
About 500 guests packed into the town hall for a night of music, spoken word poetry, singing and dancing.
Meanwhile, you may not have heard of spoken word poetry but the genre, which typically blends poetry, rap and hip hop (though not always, because I am technically a spoken word artist and I'm more hip op than hip hop) is finally hitting the mainstream.
For lovers of contemporary Arabic literature REDZONE will stage "Spoken World," an evening of spoken word poetry, featuring Egypt's Aly Talibab, Tunis' Ghazi Frini, Lebanon's Mazen El Sayed and Palestinian Jordanian Tarek Abu Kwaik, all augmented by video and sound installation.
An evening of Spoken Word Poetry on Guns, Pebbles, Jerusalem, the Occupation and Pigeons, by Writer, Activist and Poet Moriel Rothman.
In addition to the PowerPoint slides, people also use various other things like spoken word poetry, improvised raps, and even an odd ukulele-accompanied diatribe against American cultural hegemony.
The spoken word poetry is quite popular in our Muslim community, but also comedy, theatre and visual arts," Aly said.
Focusing on spoken word poetry and hip-hop, the participants will learn best practices from professionals in key fields of education, youth development, spoken word poetry and hip-hop.
Festival organiser Jim Simpson said: "Over the last few years, interest in spoken word poetry has been steadily growing in Birmingham.