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Voces 2013 Crew Honors the Legacy of ABQ Slam Legend Kenn Rodriguez

Representatives of the Voces 2013 program honored the work and person of National Poetry Slam Champion and ABQ Slam Pioneer Kenn Rodriguez on New Mexico PBS’s ¬°Colores! program. Check out Tescia, Sandy and Sebastian midway through the first segment!


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July 29, 2013 · 11:38 pm

Voces on TV!

Voces 2013 participants Simon, Tatyana and Serafina go LIVE on television Wednesday morning with The Morning Brew with Larry Ahrens & Erin Muffoletto on Comcast Cable Channel 26. They talk about the month and the End of Program Performance coming up on Friday, June 28th 7pm @ the National Hispanic Cultural Center! FREE SHOW!

See the first segment here, and then watch the second half of the segment (that features Serafina reading a poem) here: http://youtu.be/mzhBg8KdOlg

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June 27, 2013 · 12:06 am

Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop with Santa Fe Poet Laureate Emeritus Valerie Martinez & Dr. Shelle Sanchez



Ekphrasis (also spelled “echprasis”) is a direct transcription from the Greek ek, “out of,” and phrasis, “speech” or “expression.” Ekphrastic writing is poetry/prose that comments upon another art form, e.g., a poem about a photograph or a novel about a film.


Thank you Val and Shelle for giving our students the experience of a lifetime.

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MeMes this morning…

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“Why Voces?”

Why Poetry? Why Music? Why Dance? Why ShortStory? Why Not? Why Voces? Here’s why … because…

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June 7, 2013 · 4:27 am

From the ground up…

Logo by Esperanza, Voces 2013 Participant

“Yeah, I write.” Logo by Esperanza, one of the VOCES Teen Summer Writing Intensive students this month. We start with a logo, branding, building…this is just the beginning…and they do it all.

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June 3, 2013 · 6:28 pm