Long Beach-based poet and spoken word artist LaLa DeVille first joined the poetry community in 2016 and soon captured the attention of her peers for her authenticity. Since then, DeVille has transformed as an artist and shares some memorable pieces that she has done.
Tag: spoken word
Long Beach State University students bared their souls to a crowd of 50 at the first poetry lounge of the semester Poet’s Lounge is an event offered three times a semester where anyone is free to come and speak their mind or say pretty much whatever they want. Associated Students[Read More…]
“I want to be the person I needed when I was younger. I want to encompass what I needed to see when I was growing up,” New York native Danyeli Rodriguez Del Orbe said. This was one of the main messages of Del Orbe’s spoken word performance and writing workshop[Read More…]
A stew of lyrical life experiences and perspectives drop onto an audience, retorting reverberated cries and roars of agreement. Performing from his wheel chair, first-time participant at Saturday’s Long Beach Poetry Slam Mario DeMatteo spoke about his injury. “In 2004 I broke my neck diving into a shallow swimming pool,”[Read More…]