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The Nia Coffeehouse
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Spoken Word, Jazz, Poetry,Arts,Spirituality, free speech,social justice,
Spoken Word, Jazz, Poetry,Arts,Spirituality, free speech,social justice,

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Here is the ClevelandPoetics calendar for the region... Summit, Cuyahoga, Lake poetry events and so forth find their way here!

This site promotes poets, writers, and those who support them. Follow and find out what's up across the nation.

After over 21 years the Nia Coffeehouse has passed the torch to Larchmere Arts. Find them here:https://www.facebook.com/Larchmere-Arts-1722620401283005/
Look for the rebirth of the Nia Coffeehouse soon with a Southern drawl soon!

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In case you missed it. This is a spoken word educational spit for TEDx from Douglas Lee Hoston, Jr. Among many things Douglas aka Sage the Wise Cat is the progenitor of a historic spoken work collaborative Black Poetic Society, aka, Black Poetic. The Nia Coffeehouse ha the privilege of working with and supporting BPS for years in the late 90s early 2000s. He is nothing if not the consummate poet, thinker and educator. Here's how ya do it. This piece encompasses over 15 years of honing a craft, observation, study and expression and more.... Enjoy! This is from 2014. your thoughts?

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Here is Part 1 to the Ice King :) Enjoy
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Twelve Literary and Performative Arts Incubator
http://www.twelvearts.org/teaching-artists-interns

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O, Miami brings visiting poets and artists to Miami for performances, projects, workshops, and outreaches. In 2009, O, Miami (then "University of Wynwood") created the Visiting Poet Series with a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The goal was to brings 3-5 poets to Miami per year. Since then, the series has operated continuously and is now presented in partnership with The Writer's Room at The Betsy-South Beach. All photos below were taken at O, Miami events. For a full list of the writers & artists we've hosted, scroll down past the photo album.

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From the 216 (Cleveland scene in Ohio) An phenomenally vibrant literary scene.

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An amazing musician and early supporter of the Nia Coffeehouse back in the 90s. Victor S.!

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ChickenBones: A Journal
for Literary & Artistic African-American Themes

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Hiromi Ito
Hiromi Itō, born in 1955 in Tokyo, is one of the most important and highly regarded poets in Japan. Since her sensational debut in the late 1970s as a free-spirited and intelligent female poet with shamanisitic qualities, Ito has published more than 10 collections of poetry including such monumental works as Oume (Green Plums, 1982), Watashi wa Anjuhimeko de aru (I am Anjyuhimeko, 1993), and Kawara Arekusa (Wild Grass upon a Riverbank, 2005) which won the prestigious Takami Jun Award.
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