spoken word


How I Will Save My Tongue

I will stop kissing. Butts. People. Men infected with viruses invisible to the naked eye.

  • 06/25/2022

Words matter: Tish Jones, spoken word poet, on building bridges and breaking down hierarchies with words

As long as she can remember, Tish Jones has loved words, loved writing and loved being on a stage. A

  • 01/01/2017

“U/G/L/Y”, women and identity

“Many tentacles that lead back to growing community through the arts” is how award-winning actor/activist Shá Cage describes not only

  • 09/01/2015

2013 Changemaker: Allison Broeren

“When we can really become a community of strong women together, we can help support each other and we can help lift each other up in different ways.”

  • 12/02/2013

Spoken word women

Spoken word exists within a long tradition of oral cultures across the world. The Twin Cities falls into this tradition with a rich history of performance poetry dating back to the ’50s

  • 04/02/2011

2009 Changemaker: Shá Cage and Teen Summit

Youth event links art, activism, leadership It was girl-powered leadership that revolutionized the annual Teen Summit, said organizer Shá Cage.

  • 12/02/2009