Showing posts from January 4, 2015

What is Hip? This sure sounds like it!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Alisha Poetry Contest 208 456-2275 Calling All Poets You are invited to enter the 22nd annual Artists Embassy International Poetry Contest Deadline May 15, 2015 Cash Awards Grand Prize winning poems choreographed, costumed and performed by Natica Angilly’s Poetic Dance Theater Company at The Dancing Poetry Festival San Francisco For information and rules... Visit Artists Embassy International a 501(c)3 non profit all volunteer arts organization "furthering inter-cultural understand and peace through the universal language of the arts".

Kat Kruse, a real cool name!

We always like names that are mysterious enough that you really don’t know what that name actually represents.   Let’s be real…I mean is Kat Kruse the name of a luxury yacht, a hip boutique hotel in a fun city, a destination spot in the Caribbean, the name of the latest after hours club for the trendy set, a modernistic tattoo etched across someone’s lower back? Knowing that this is aaduna , you probably surmise that the name is somehow connected to a literary or artistic genre. Well, in aaduna's forthcoming issue, you will find out all about Kat Kruse. Here is an excerpt from her fiction work, "Rashad Sees the Future" to whet your appetite: A respected neighbor had read Rashad’s palm when he was two. The seer proclaimed loneliness, obesity and longing, though no one ever told the boy. At sixteen, fair-skinned and surrounded by friends, his parents shipped him off to America to live with a cousin. They wanted to spare themselves the pain of watching his f

Kickin’ It with Spoken Word!

The vibrancy…the whoops and hollers of the audience mingled with bursts of spontaneous applause, slightly embarrassed by the raucous laughter and high fives obscuring the view of the stage…the raw gut-wrenching energy that rips through your brainwaves and tosses hot coals on the fire that is raging in your heart and soul…the passion of the poet spitting verses that takes you back to the basics of human understanding and relationships…. aaduna remains committed to presenting spoken word artists whose love of language is matched by their ability to weave words and formulate human situations into complex statements about Life. Several months ago, a member of the aaduna family ( Christine Green, poet/writer and driving force and soul behind  Words on the Verge, a reading series convened in Brockport, NY) created the pathway for aaduna to meet poet, novelist, and spoken word aficionado and playa, Tearz.   This young master of intertwining and interlocking words and phrases will be