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Mood Indigo 2018: IIT Bombay's cultural festival closes with a BMX act, concert by Salim-Sulaiman
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Mood Indigo 2018: IIT Bombay's cultural festival closes with a BMX act, concert by Salim-Sulaiman

Mood Indigo's last day included open air theatrical events at the Talent Fiesta such as a performance by a Mumbai-based BMX crew, a drum circle and an act by Estonian street artist Sylvain Pomme

Firstpost Poetry Project: Shruti Sunderraman presents 'How to Love Art' and 'Flowers and Friends'
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Firstpost Poetry Project: Shruti Sunderraman presents 'How to Love Art' and 'Flowers and Friends'

Shruti Sunderraman says poetry is the first and easiest form of expression for her — like a first aid kit for her emotions

Firstpost Poetry Project: Aashna Iyer presents 'Labels' and '7 Minutes'
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Firstpost Poetry Project: Aashna Iyer presents 'Labels' and '7 Minutes'

Aashna Iyer says that poetry to her is about making people break their veneer of poise and actually feel things

Shamir Reuben, among Mumbai's slam poetry stars, accused of sexual harassment by multiple women
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Shamir Reuben, among Mumbai's slam poetry stars, accused of sexual harassment by multiple women

Mumbai's slam poetry scene has been deeply shaken up by allegations of sexual misconduct on the part of one of its leading stars — Shamir Reuben | #FirstCulture

Watch: Kalki Koechlin's poem on noise is as multi-layered as her characters
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Watch: Kalki Koechlin's poem on noise is as multi-layered as her characters

Kalki Koechlin celebrated World Music Day by releasing a poem on 'Noise' which asks this generation to discern the disturbance and focus on the true voice.

Aranya Johar: You've probably seen her perform; now meet the feminist poet with a flair for rhymes
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Aranya Johar: You've probably seen her perform; now meet the feminist poet with a flair for rhymes

Aranya Johar's poem 'Brown Girl's Guide to Gender' made her a viral social media sensation. And with good reason.

Insight 2017: The rise of spoken-word poetry should continue for good
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Insight 2017: The rise of spoken-word poetry should continue for good

In 2017, the rise of spoken-word poetry should continue for good.

Giving voice to verse: Why watching women perform slam poetry is enthralling
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Giving voice to verse: Why watching women perform slam poetry is enthralling

When I watch women performing poetry slam it’s thrilling to see women write their stories and perform them defiantly through their bodies and their voices, forcing the creation of spaces for themselves

Well versed: The National Youth Poetry Slam finale has star spoken word poets at the mic
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Well versed: The National Youth Poetry Slam finale has star spoken word poets at the mic

Over 17-18 September, spoken word poets will step forward to perform their verses at the National Youth Poetry Slam grand finale in Bengaluru

Slam poetry gives a voice to Malagasy women
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Slam poetry gives a voice to Malagasy women

There's nothing 22-year-old slam poet Caylah doesn't speak about. Whether it's the government, globalisation or domestic violence she doesnt mince her words