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Verse Mania

Monday, April 21st, 2014
Mic the Poet and Seneca the Motivational Poet performed a tag team poetry set at the Art Rage Gallery on Friday night.

Mic the Poet and Seneca the Motivational Poet performed a tag team poetry set at the Art Rage Gallery on Friday night.

To conclude National Poetry Month members from the Underground Poetry Spot gathered for Messages of Motivation and Love at Art Rage Gallery. The event also included a open-mic segment, which included first-time poets and visiting students on Spring break.

Below watch a partial clip of Seneca’s “She’s My Medicine.”

Medicine from Syracuse in Focus on Vimeo.

Revolution/Evolution

Monday, April 21st, 2014
Jas the Poet ( at Art Rage Gallery)

Jas the Poet ( at Art Rage Gallery)

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Friday, November 22nd, 2013
Social Media Breakfast Syracuse #10 Panel (with moderator Patrick Finlon, left)

Social Media Breakfast Syracuse #10 Panel: Kimberley McCoy, Rachel Boucher, Matthew De Bellas and Sarah Massett (with moderator Patrick Finlon, left).

This kind of collaboration is encouraging.

We finally got to attend a Social Media Breakfast here in town. The group had its latest meeting at Syracuse Stage on Thursday, and the focus was how arts organizations engage online.  Participants included representatives from The Red House, The Everson Museum, CNY Arts and Art Rage.

The discussion ranged from generating unique content and boosting awareness to using “gamification” (rewards) and data collection methods to gain new followers/supporters. 

What was most impressive is that you didn’t have to be a savvy social media manager or represent an art venue to pick up pearls of wisdom from this conversation.   Quick, power-packed, yet very filling, it was like breakfast for your head.

Waste Not

Friday, May 31st, 2013
Wheat Paste Mural (Art Rage Gallery)

Wheat Paste Mural (Art Rage Gallery) by Tonja Torgerson

This public art piece, located on the Hawley-Green neighborhood,is an homage to all things temporary. Torgerson’s work has also been displayed in NYC and Minneapolis.  She said the wheat paste works last from a few weeks to a few months, depending on the weather. Locally we’ve seen Torgersons’s pieces in Little Italy and Midtown.

Then & Now (Hawley Avenue)

Monday, October 1st, 2012

Herb Smith, former owner of White Rose Books (Hawley Avenue), circa 1997

Herb Smith, former owner of White Rose Books, which was located on Hawley Avenue in the late 90's.

Rose Viviano, director Art Rage Gallery, located on Hawley Avenue

Rose Viviano, director Art Rage Gallery. Art Rage is currently located on Hawley Avenue. She is pictured her during the Salt City Slam Poetry Finals, held at the Gallery on Thursday.

Salt City Finals (Spoken Word Specialist)

Friday, September 28th, 2012
Jared Paul performed at the Salt City Slam event at Art Rage.

Jared Paul performed at the Salt City Slam event at Art Rage.

The Salt City Finals (part 1)

Friday, September 28th, 2012
Deb: The Champion

Deb: The Champion

Here are some of the participants in last night’s Poetry Slam Finals coordinated by the Underground Poetry Spot. The event was held at the Art Rage Gallery and included a special appearance by Providence’s Jared Paul.

Kelly, slammin with style
Kelly: Slammin with style
MalTempo, framed

MalTempo, framed

Over 100 people attended the event.  About a dozen poets performed and Deb was crowned this season’s Salt City Slam! Champion. Support for the Slam was provided by Salt City Dishes.
Never Too Much: Ten Thousand of Buffalo quickly became a crowd favorite

Never Too Much: Buffalo's Ten Thousand, a former Salt City Slam champ, quickly became a crowd favorite last night.

Last Man Standing: Mike the Poet

Last Man Standing: Mike the Poet, another former champ, lost to Deb in the final round.

Work on Purpose

Friday, June 15th, 2012
“Lasting commitment is making the decision before the solution is found, knowing that the principle is right.”
John C. Maxwell

 

 Ed Mitchell, Jr., activist and co-founder of Team A.N.G.E.L., speaks with SIF after receiving a community award on Thursday at Art Rage Gallery

When a Poet’s Fed Up

Saturday, April 7th, 2012
Rae Sunshine, gave us a conversation between Mr. Do Nothing and Ms. Say Something on Friday.

Rae Sunshine, poet

During an intermission at a comedy show last night at Jazz Central, Rae Sunshine performed one her poems , which was an imaginary conversation between Mr. Do Nothing and Ms.  Say Something

Her group Underground Poetry Spot will be performing a full show later this month at Art Rage Gallery.