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# spoken word

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# Culture Magazine
4 events for... Poetry lovers and fans of spoken word
From Bloomsday theatrics in Dublin to poetry séisiúns in Cork.
# randomer
'This country has been so unloved. People go on about 800 years of oppression, it's 800 years of rejection'
Poet Colm Keegan’s latest collection is an exploration of self and society.
# Save the Date
A Maze in Cork, a Firestorm in Clare and a VR party in Offaly: Culture Night is back
This Friday 22 September, towns and cities across Ireland will be transformed for the 12th edition of Culture Night.
'I think people understanding that they aren't alone in their torment has a healing element to it'
Canadian poet Shane Koyczan speaks to about art, healing, and his latest work.
# lingo festival
"Art's job is to question the status quo, not to ever accept it" - Spoken word and social change
A spoken word festival will be held across multiple venues in Dublin this week.
# spoken word
We crammed into a Dublin basement for a poetry 'slam' - here's what happened
Spoken word performances are gaining in popularity.
# lingo festival
"There are a lot of dead poets on tea towels in tourist shops - this is about live poetry"
Ireland’s a hotbed of activity in the spoken word and poetry worlds, as this new event proves.
# wordsmiths
Meet the people making poetry cool again in Ireland
Lingo Festival takes place in Dublin this weekend.
# bum note
11 unlikely people who have won Grammys
We were surprised to hear that Hillary Clinton has one… as have Alvin and the Chipmunks.