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Broadway Bound

“Everything we don’t understand can be explained in art.” Amiri Baraka What a delight to spend an evening with reg e. gaines — there’s always energy and wordplay in the air! The occasion? An exploration, from page to stage, of … Continue reading

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Taking Time

“If it’s worth writing, it’s worth taking the time.”   reg e gaines Sometimes the universe sends you a gift. One came my way this week when I had the chance to join a workshop with performance artist and virtuoso of … Continue reading

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Excellent Adventures

What energy! What exuberance! Experiencing other writers’ passion for words is a gift that keeps on giving: It’s inspiring. It’s motivating. It’s creatively nourishing. That’s why it was so great to hop on a bus Sunday for an event called, … Continue reading

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Enchanted Evening

“Flash back to 1995: Bring in ‘Da Noise Bring in ‘Da Funk was winning Tony Awards and mesmerizing audiences, showcasing its original blend of dance/music/poetry. With an all-Black Creative Team and Black producer, Noise/Funk probably had more freedom to tell … Continue reading

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Rhythmic Writing

Poet, playwright, Grand Slam Champ, and teacher extraordinaire reg e gaines is in love with words and his enthusiasm is infectious.  Spending an evening with him at a Write Group workshop is always great fun, equal parts inspiring and challenging. … Continue reading

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Word Ghosts

“Everything is an exercise.” reg e gaines Poet, playwright, Grand Slam Champ, author, and teacher extraordinaire reg e gaines is a Renaissance man with a passion for rhythm, language, and image. Spending an evening with him at a Write Group … Continue reading

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Chasing Miles

It was a frosty evening outside, but there was plenty of heat and light at a freewheeling performance and audience give-back by poet and actor reg e gaines. Hearing reg isn’t just inspiring, it’s energizing: words and ideas tumble around … Continue reading

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