Tag: spoken word

Open Mic Night Done Right

| March 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Open Mic Night Done Right

Photos by Pooja Pasupula In my sophomore year of high school, my teacher decided to show us a video of the spoken word poet Sarah Kay. It was her TED talk, a video I’ve since watched dozens of times. She spoke confidently, with both passion and rhythm. I was in absolute awe. It was a […]

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Students Stun at Last Poet Standing Competition

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments
Students Stun at Last Poet Standing Competition

I love words. Reading them, writing them, hearing them. I have a firm belief that they contain the power to heal wounds and bring people together. Never was that more apparent than this Thursday evening at the Last Poet Standing competition hosted by spoken word poet Jasmine Mans. Participants presented their poetry, raw and personal, to […]

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Latin awareness showcase kicks off Spanish Heritage Month

| September 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Latin awareness showcase kicks off Spanish Heritage Month

UNC Charlotte’s Latino Student Services Office celebrated the start of Spanish Heritage month with its Latino Awareness Showcase. The event began with an open art gallery featuring works from local elementary students. The artwork expressed students’ response to immigration, as well as a series of paintings by Edwin Gil, a Colombian artist based in Charlotte. […]

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Mat Kearney on “Young Love” and summer tour

| July 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
Mat Kearney on “Young Love” and summer tour

Since the release of his highly popular and critically acclaimed first album, “Nothing Left to Lose,” American musician Mat Kearney has captured the hearts of many with his relatable, meaningful stories told through his unique voice and folk-rap sound. Songs from this release, such as “Nothing Left to Lose” and “Undeniable,” were the soundtrack to television […]

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