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The Speakeasy of Spoken Art

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All character, all soul, the performance of spoken art takes it's turn here on this show. Hosted by Manny Cartagena, Local Reading, PA Poet and author.

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It's Back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I will go further into detail of why I am talking about this, why there needs to be more mental health awareness, and the stigma surrounding it that needs to be extinguished. There may be a poem or two to recite. Well See. But, anyway,... more

On this episode I will have some pieces relating to mental health issues. This is a topic always stigmatized and regularly attempted to be discarded amongst us. I am going to open up about my feelings about it.

I will be delving into a topic near and dear of mine as of late, not having a ing job. Why use the ethical term, seriously? We all know what it means. Anyway, I'll have a few pieces dedicated to it and maybe even dive into some... more

A bit of a follow up to my dynamic poetry and prose of politics. Will be doing more a discussion or straight opinion as opposed to an art form portraying my opinions.

We're goin political again. Haha, you know how I am with politics. If you don't check this show out. This will probably be more of a talk show with a few poems mixed in. Well see. April 9, 6pm! P.S. I'm a conspiracy theorist but not as insane... more

I just recently had one of my works published in the Tophat Review. I want to explain further my feelings on it and at least my process on "selling your work" to publishing companies. That is what I call it. I will also post a blog or on... more

It's storytelling time!

A little sneak peak into what next wednesday will entail. Get ready! Prose fiction at it's best or at least most animated.

We are just going to throw a bunch of random stuff together this week and see what happens. I don't know what I'm going to perform. It's just going to be off the wall. Could be some freestyle as well. Tune in on 3/26 at 6pm to check it out.