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Spoken word’s best featured in ‘Passing the Mic’

October 8, 2008

The Passing the Mic Series has become a signature event of the Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI) and is an important component of the annual Wisconsin Book Festival. Now in its fourth year, the event showcases spoken-word poet-performers from UW–Madison, teams of teen poets from around the country, and nationally known leaders and hip-hop performers. Passing the Mic events are scheduled for Oct. 16–18 in venues on campus and in Madison.

Roundtable features spoken word

December 5, 2007

An end-of-semester tradition for many faculty and staff members is attending the December session of University Roundtable. Attendees join colleagues and friends for lunch, listening and learning throughout the year, but in December, the audience is treated to a performance by students, faculty or staff.

Bamuthi helps UW speak to the hip-hop generation

April 25, 2007

Marc Bamuthi Joseph will conclude his arts residency with a farewell performance at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 30, at Music Hall.