Spoken Arts, Literature, Performance
Poets Community: Academy of American Poetry- A lively, contemporary, comprehensive poetry site supporting poets at all stages in their careers. Events, education & groups by state.
Living Lit: Literacy Connections- Promoting literacy and a love of reading for all ages. Reading loud to kids, Readers Theatre, picture-song books. Also resources for bilingual learning.
Native Words: First People of America & Canada- Over 1300 Native legends, quotes, art.
Storytelling Network: International Storytelling Center- Find US & Canadian events, programs, services, resources, storytelling guilds, associations and products— books, CDs, videos & more.
Absolute Theatre: The World Wide Arts Resources- Info on performance from stage to street.
Slam Nation: Slam founder Mark Smith reveals the colorful history, thriving network & competitive arena of slamming.
Rap Activated: Hip Hop Summit Action Network- A conscious hip-hop community promoting equal access, quality education, advancement & leadership. Home of Hip Hop Team Vote.
Entertaining Change: Project Think Different- For performers on the edge, creating a new pop culture, new media, with spoken word out front.
Free Listening Online
Screen Actors Guild: Reading picture books to kids (streaming video)
History & Politics Out Loud: Speeches by Oliver Wendell Holms, MLK, Jr., presidents Roosevelt, Kennedy, Nixon, Clinton & others.
Voice of the Poet: 100 streaming poems by published poets.
Worth Hearing: Spoken Word streams & downloads for all, World Radio for broadband.