1/26/15

Tonight's Stone Soup Cancelled, 1-26-15


Due to state of emergence tonight in Boston, Hannah Brown will not be appearing tonight at Stone Soup.  The reschedule date will be announced as soon as possible.

1/25/15

February 2: Navah The Buddaphliii Features


Stone Soup Poetry meets from 8-10 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery, now at its new location at 541 Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square Cambridge, Massachusetts with an open mike sign-up at 7:30 p.m.  On February 2, we welcome back Navah The Buddaphliii as she promises a performance of work that will note the opening of Black History Month.

Navah The Buddaphliii is a Brooklyn-born, Boston-based Black urban American spoken word artist and a member of the Society Of Urban Poets (S.o.u.p). She is also the founder of Simply Poetry (it’s just that!) which showcases local spoken word artist to a larger audience outside of poetry community. Throughout her evolution as a writer, performer, Navah strives to broaden the impact to reach a higher level of spoken word poetry in its efforts to transform political realities, revolutionize arts and entertainment, and empower audiences across the globe.



1/22/15

January 26: Hannah Brown Features




Update: Cancelled due to weather.  Will reschedule ASAP.

Stone Soup Poetry meets from 8-10 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery, now at its new location at 541 Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square Cambridge, Massachusetts with an open mike sign-up at 7:30 p.m.  On January 26, we welcome the first feature of poet and activist Hannah Brown.


Hannah Brown kicks ass
Her poems are powerful
Full of life and love

Her passion runs deep
Poetry and activism
All you need to know

1/16/15

January 19: Culture the MC Features


Stone Soup Poetry meets from 8-10 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery, now at its new location at 541 Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square Cambridge, Massachusetts with an open mike sign-up at 7:30 p.m.  On January 19, enjoy the end of the holiday weekend as Stone Soup welcomes January 19: Culture the MC to the podium.

Culture the MC is a Boston-based spoken word artist, his writing touches upon Universal themes of struggle, tragedy, redemption, life, and our perspective of it all. In 2015, he is working on a book of poetry that combines other art mediums with writing.

1/6/15

January 12: Matt Parker Features at Stone Soup



Stone Soup Poetry meets from 8-10 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery, now at its new location at 541 Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square Cambridge, Massachusetts with an open mike sign-up at 7:30 p.m.  On January 12, join Didi Delgado as she hosts a night of poetry with feature performance poet Matt Parker.

Matt Parker has been an avid fan of poetry since his childhood in the 1980's, and used it as a life saver during his tumultuous adolescence of the 1990's. Matt began to share his poetry and encourage others to use it as a coping tool in his career field as a youth development professional from the early 2000's to now. Today, Matt is still learning and teaching poetry to students in schools & communities, facilitating the audio compilation, "S.O.U.P. (society of urban poetry) Mixtape”, and supporting Peaceful causes in everywhere.

1/1/15

January 5: Zeke Russell Features



Stone Soup Poetry meets from 8-10 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery, now at its new location at 541 Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square Cambridge, Massachusetts with an open mike sign-up at 7:30 p.m. . On January 5, we welcome back local poet, host, and organizer and Zeke Russell.

Ezekiel "Zeke" Russell grew up in an artist's community in Central Maine, surrounded by poets and lumberjacks. Since then, he's been a line cook, historian, and teacher.  but now he lives in Boston and works in homeless advocacy. He is a host of SlamCenter and a producer of the Boston arm of the New Sh!t Show. He is a previous host of the Untitled Open Mic in Lowell Mass . Zeke has written three chapbooks and toured New England performing his poetry. He was a member of the 2011 Lowell National Poetry Slam team, as well as the venue's Grand Slam Champion that year. He lives with his partner Emily and PJ the wonder pug, and he usually needs a haircut.



12/20/14

December 22: Mars Jupiter Features


Stone Soup Poetry meets from 8-10 p.m. every Monday at the Out of The Blue Art Gallery, now at its new location at 541 Massachusetts Avenue in Central Square Cambridge, Massachusetts with an open mike sign-up at 7:30 p.m. On December 22, Stone Soup gathers one last time before the holidays to see Mars Jptr take the podium.

Mars Jptr - A sound artist born and raised in Marsachusetts, leader of the 7th House, curator of The Vibrary. Formative years spent learning Hip Hop & Theater. Mentored through New World Theater's Project 2050, a multi-year exploration of the year 2050 - lwhen minorities are projected to reach a majority - using the disciplines of Hip Hop in a theatrical setting. Through 2050 he was mentored by Hip Hop theater pioneers Universes, Baba Israel & Lemon Andersen among others. Mars has starred in Hip Hop Theater in NYC off-Broadway and has been featured as a performer at The Americans for the Arts conference. He's performed at famed spoken word venues the Nuyorican Poets Cafe, the Bowery Poetry Club, Critical Breakdown and Out of the Blue Gallery. He will be releasing a new solo ep called DOWN, a beat tape called Quinoa & Kale as well as The 7th House's first ep "7" quite soon. He uses words, sounds and visuals to help welcome humankind into the age of Aquarius.