2/23/16

February 29: Big Brotha Sadi Features at Stone Soup


Stone Soup Poetry meets every Monday from 7-9 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. on February 29, we provide our perfect close to February with poet and musician Big Brotha Sadi.

Big Brotha Sadi (born Sadi Diazabakana in Lynn MA) is a Congolese American Hip Hop artist from Lynn MA. As a Poet, MC and Rapper, Big Brotha categorizes himself as a Hip Hop Poet, a Spoken Words artist with a Hip Hop format of Rhymes and Beats using Rap as language and MCing as a style of Performance. Big Brotha's music is clearly a blend of the"Underground" style of Hip Hop and the "Rub a Dub" style of Dance Hall Reggae.
 

2/17/16

February 22: Noemi Paz Features at Stone Soup




Stone Soup Poetry meets every Monday from 7-9 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. On February 22, join us in welcoming Noemi Paz to our podium.

Noemi Paz, O´Quรจ, the Empress of Opulent Kindness (O.K. Queen) is a passionate youth organizer/expressive artist. She specializes her social action in healing and activism. Her organizing and poetry work statewide and beyond have led to her current role as a member of the Survivor Theater Project touring company. She has featured at events such as Soiree, H.O.P.E. Inc. Open Mic at the Dudley Cafe, Lesley University, and more. She has performed at multiple open mics around the city such as Verbalization, IYCFIYCSI, House Slam, Stone S.O.U.P., and Sunday Night Vibes. Noemi Paz has also begun slam competitions. (unsure of sentence) Her work as been published wtih ReACT Magazine, and Confiers with Pine Manor College. Her purpose is to build community with silence and sound in the community. All Noemi asks from you is to bring your, eyes, hands, and voice. "Do small things with great love."

2/3/16

February 15: Ashley Wonder Features at Stone Soup




Stone Soup Poetry meets every Monday from 7-9 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. On February 15, we have Ashley Wonder on the mic.

Ashley Wonder has been writing poetry for over 15 years and performing Spoken Word for the past 8, in her hometown of Worcester, throughout Boston, Northampton, Providence, and as far as Maryland. She is a Slam Poet in the Worcester and Boston poetry scenes. She competed in the National Poetry Competition in August 2015 with the 7hills Slam Team! Her chap book Miraculous is now available. She uses her life experiences, relationship with God, to help inspire and motivate others to always have hope. She is known to perform with dynamic passion no matter the content in hopes of positively impacting her audience.

February 8: Sharley Paul Features at Stone Soup




Stone Soup Poetry meets every Monday from 7-9 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. On February 8, we have Sharley Paul visit our stage.

A Brooklyn native, Sharley Paul is an Inspirational Speaker, Spoken Word Artist, Actor and Entrepreneur. As a part of Central Square Theater’s Touring Ensemble, her love for the art of acting flourishes.

Sharley is also the Owner of “Zion Resources”, a motivational platform with a major focus on our youth. Facilitating workshops, classes and speaking engagements throughout Boston and surrounding areas, Sharley uses her platform to help free negative mindsets and restore light, truth, and positivity in individuals. A Four-time Slam champion, Sharley’s pieces are undeniably vivid, raw, and straight from the heart.

“I grew up having so much to say but not knowing how to use my voice. Many times, I traded in my self-worth as a result. Breaking free from that was painful but it was worth it, and you can sense that in my pieces. I bring that foundation with me every time I get an opportunity to speak to the people. The world needs healing. You need healing; I need healing. That’s what I’m all about.”

Sharley Paul has partnered with organizations such as Boys & Girls Club, THRIVE, S.K.I.R.T.S, Press Pass TV, Boston Day & Evening Academy and Gatorwood Upreach.