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Tag: Speak Your Soul

Jan.
7th

Free Arts Month: Spoken Soul at the Den

I was a little late to the start of Speak Your Soul tonight, but the cool part about spoken word is that that’s okay. Tacoma has a wealth of poets and spoken word artists, and there’s pretty much something on every Friday night of the month, somewhere. On first Fridays it’s at the Den, a cozy performance space down the back of hip consignment clothing store Urban Exchange on Pacific Avenue. With soaring warehouse ceilings, black bricks, wall-size photographs and comfy armchairs, the Den is a funky mixture of tiny theater and your cool college buddy’s living room. And

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March
10th

Tammy Robacker reads poems from “The Vicissitudes” at Vinum

Tammy Robacker‘s poems speak of friendship, cancer, memory, walking in Wright Park. But they also speak of women – suffering mothers, wayward daughters, strong grandmothers – and so it’s appropriate that the Tacoma poet will be reading from her latest book “The Vicissitudes” at Vinum this Friday night in honor of National Women’s History Month.

The reading is part of the Speak Your Soul series of poetry readings and open mic sessions. Robacker’s book (self-published by Pearle Publications) came out last year, and its 40 poems deal with obviously autobiographical topics: a mother with cancer, a controlling father,

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