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Thanks to our open poetry readers from Ontario, Canada, Leaword, Kansas, and Birmingham, Alabama for giving us a few great poems this month, along with a couple of spoken word tracks and a new poem from your host, Poetry Super Highway's Rick Lupert author of 20 books of poetry, most recenty Professor Clown on Parade, Romancing the Blarney Stone, and Donut Famine. (Rothco Press, December 2016.)
PART ONE OF THREE PART SERIES.
Tuesday April 4th, 2017
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CST 7:00 PM PST
Hosted by Sylvia L. Blalock
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Join EPiphany Radio in celebrating the Queens!
We are hosting an Open Mic event that will be EPIC...our topic is
THE QUEENS! all positive- all love- all night long
What exactly is a "Queen"? What Makes a Good Queen, in your opinion? Do you have an example of a Good Queen?
What does it take TO BE a Good Queen? What motivates one to wear that crown with PURPOSE?
We're bringing it all to the mics.
We're opening up the mics for the CYPHER OF QUEENS:
One beautiful circle answering one question:
What Does It Take To Be A Queen?
Interwoven pieces Bring the light. You won't want to miss this rare connecting of spirits!
Its Conscious...Its Romantic...Its Erotic...Its Real Talk...It is RESPECTFUL.
Bring your comments, artwork, photos, "shout outs", poems, videos.. BRING YOUR LOVE to the Facebook event page and CELEBRATE OUR QUEENS...Leave the negativity, judgement, misogyny and drama at the curb.
Tiferet Journal, and our Tiferet Talk Interviews host Gayle Brandeis are most honored and grateful to have the current U.S. Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera, as our esteemed guest.
Juan Felipe Herrera is the author of 28 books of poetry, YA novels, and collections for children including: “Half the World in Light: New and Selected Poems" (2008), winner of National Book Critics Circle Award and the International Latino Book Award. His other honors include fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, two Latino Hall of Fame Poetry Awards, and a PEN / Beyond Margins Award. Elected a Chancellor for the Academy of American Poets in 2011, Herrera served as the Poet Laureate of California from 2012-2015. In 2016, he was awarded the Robert Kirsch Award for lifetime achievement at the 36th L.A. Times Book Prizes. Librarian of Congress James H. Billington appointed Juan Felipe Herrera as the Library’s 21st Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry on June 10, 2015.
Mr. Felipe Herrera poetry collections include, 187 Reasons Mexicanos Can’t Cross the Border: Undocuments 1971-2007, Half of the World in Light: New and Selected Poems (2008), and Border-Crosser with a Lamborghini Dream (1999). He has also written several children’s books such as, "The Upside Down Boy," "Calling the Doves" and "Super Cilantro Girl" that have been adapted into a play by the LightBox Theatre Company. “Calling the Doves” won the Ezra Jack Keats Book Award in 1997.
To find out more about our guest, current U.S. Poet Laureate, Juan Felipe Herrera, please visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Juan_Felipe_Herrera
Prayers unto God Most HIgh for our communities, people, and nations! Praise unto God for he answers
"We always thank God for all of you and continually mention you in our prayers."(1 Thessalonians 1:2)
"We ought always to thank God for you, brothers and sisters, and rightly so, because your faith is growing more and more, and the love all of you have for one another is increasing."(2 Thessalonians 1:3)
"Rejoice always, 17 pray continually, 18 give thanks in all circumstances;for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus."(1 Thessalonians 5:16-18
A Rutgers graduate, Omar Holmon started out doing poetry just to see what he could get away with saying at upscale events. Omar has been featured in Laphroaig Whiskey (commercial), Ted X, Button Poetry, Verses and Flow. His writings can be found in The Legendary, Pank, The Serotonin Factory, Aim for the Head, and The Used Furniture Review, After a lot of years competing in slam poetry, Omar can now usually be found contributing essays on Black Nerd Problems, a website he co-founded with Will Evans. Meaning, whenever you see a nerd talking comics or cartoons, look in their fandom… you’ll see Omar.
Mic Nice hosted by LyricalForte is back and better ! We bring you a variety of programming every week! Join us as we spotlight the best in Spoken Word/ Poetry, Conscious Hip Hop, R&B, groove you with other genres, special live interviews with some of the greats (those you may or may not know), and so much more !
Call in to listen and or Make the MIC NICE !
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Spoken Word Radio returns Sunday February 12, 2017 from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M CST. I am your host Ashley Banks aka Softly Spoken. I bring to you live inteviews and online open mics. Spoken Word Radio is dedicated to the arts community. We will also be playing music during the broadcast. Please call in and share some words; feel free to ask questions. I ask that callers keep comments or poetry readings to four minutes. Please no profanity or disrespectful remarks. Thank you for your support. The call in number is (323) 642-1414
Tune in TONIGHT (6/23/2014) @ 11:30 PM EST for "Sensual Poetry: Use Your Imagination" on Deep, Dark, and Dirty. Join us @ www.blogtalkradio.com/knowurenemy or Call in and SPIT yo piece @ (917)889-3369 and Press #1 and I'll let you into queue. We look forward to seeing and hearing from you.
NAKED INK W/ MAIYAH FEATURING SPOKEN WORD ARTIST LADY KHADIJA, THE FIRST HOUR WILL BE THE INTERVIEW WITH THE FEATURED ARTIST & THE 2ND HOUR IS OPEN MIC, CALL IN # IS (347) 324-5487
Yashira McCray graces our studio to talk about breakups, love poetry and coming out of the poetry closet.
Song: "I Love Words" by Jeffery Martin
First Poem: "Silent Treatment" by Yashira McCray
Second Poem: "A Day Without Poetry" by Victor Sotomayor
Third Poem: "Coming Out... Again?" By Victor Sotomayor
Ceci est mon premier entretien à l'étranger! Je eu le plaisir d'avoir mon cher ami Patrice sur mon Blog émission Talk Radio et de discuter de nouvelles, de la poésie, la culture et bien d'autres choses. Dans l'attente de plus d'interviews, ce fut tellement amusant et instructif. Merci mon chère ami!
(FOR EVERYONE ELSE WHO CAN'T GOOGLE IT: This is my first interview overseas! I had the pleasure of having my dear friend Patrice on my Blog Talk Radio show and discuss news, poetry, culture and many other things. Looking forward to more interviews, this was so much fun and informative. Thank you my dear friend!)
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