Finding power in poetry: The many voices of Aya de Leon

It’s 2005, and spoken word artist Aya de Leon is testing the waters of a new medium through which to broadcast her work: television. Hands on her hips and decked head-to-toe in a black sweatsuit, she makes her entrance. The topic for this evening? Cellulite. This isn’t the first time
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FSM Cafe hosts Political Poetry Night

On Tuesday Sept. 30th, poets from the Free Speech Movement generation joined with poets from today’s generation for a night of political poetry at the FSM Cafe. Video by Chris Vinan Music by Karen Lin