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Lisa Cantrell: Capital Storytelling with an A

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-v3mjp-eda3f9

CharRon has a chat with Capital Storytelling executive director, Lisa Cantrell via zoom. We discuss the origin of Capital Storytelling, Capital storytelling podcast, classes & curriculum, Poetry and storytelling, Live events, Story Slam versus Poetry Slam, Page versus stage, and her professional background. 

 

Social Media and website: 

Capital Storytelling: 

www.capitalstorytelling.com

Facebook and Instagram: capital storytelling

Podcast: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/capital-storytelling/id1430957776

or all other streaming services, search: “capital storytelling

 

Iambic Poetry podcast: 

linktr.ee/iambiczine

Posted in podcast, poetry, Sacramento

Jose Garcia Martin Aka Veritas Poetics: Rap Names Part 1

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-pbu76-ebbc2a

CharRon chats with Lathrop based Jose Garcia Martin AKA Varitas Poetic. 209 is the building!

Topics discuss:

  • Poetic Origin
  • Christian rappers
  • Christian republicans
  • Brandon Leake
  • Midwest life
  • Black Latino?
  • Black ownership
  • Blacks in tech
  • Spoken word in the Bay Area
  • Rap names

Social Media & Websites

Veritas Poetic:

Youtube and Instagram: Veritas Poetic

Iambic Poetry podcast:

linktr.ee/iambiczine

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Marvin Xia Part 2: American, Born Chinese

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-7uyjy-eaab3d

CharRon continues his chat with Marvin in part two of this 2-part episode. Marvin discuss the Asian detachment with Black and Latinos. He talk about his first slam win. He answers our Page vs Stage question and Top 5 rappers. Which goes overboard since he has different categories.

 

Social Media:

 

IG: Starvinmarvin09

IG: Iambiczine

 

Website:

https://linktr.ee/iambiczine 

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Marvin Xia: Team Marvin

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-x44jc-e9d64b

CharRon Smith chatted with his long time friend and Poet, Marvin Xia. We discuss his upbringing and Living in the Central Valley.  His mundane professional life change when he graduated Sac State University because his poetic journey started later than other poets. This is part one of a two part episode.

 

Social Media:

Marvin

IG: Starvinmarvin09

Iambic Poetry Podcast

IG: Iambiczine

 

Website:

linktr.ee/iambiczine

 

 

 

  

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Kellz Barksdale aka Jokenword: Art of Poetry and Comedy

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-3jtk5-e6882b

CharRon zoom chat with Sacramento new comedian, Kellz Barksdale from New Jersey, who is also a spoken word artist that merge both poetry and comedy together.  He created his moniker, Jokenword. We discuss his origin story. His poetry style. Why he does comedy and poetry together? He discusses his journey from the east coast to the west coast, then from Southern to Northern California. His zoom show, Joke and word. His connection with Coon the Poet,  T.K. Kirkland,  and Wanda Syke. He talks about his book, The Art in Jokenword. Plus, a poem performance, Monopoly.

Social media and Website:

Jokenword:

Social media: Jokenword

Voyage LA interview:

http://voyagela.com/interview/meet-kellz-jokenword-barksdale-santa-clarita/

Random Thoughts Podcast Episode #162

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/162-kellz-barksdale-jokenword/id854094289?i=1000485673737

Book: Art of Jokenword by Kellz Barksdale:

https://www.amazon.com/Art-Jokenword-Funniest-Book-Poetry/dp/109044964X

Iambic poetry podcast

www.iambiczine.podbean.com

Excerpts: (found on Youtube):

  • Poem: Entanglement
  • Comedy Set at Sacramento Punchline
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Malik Saunders Part 2: The Risen

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-nwn6u-e594bc

CharRon chats, via Skype, with Spoken word artist, Published author, and Hip hop head: Malik Kaume-Dau Saunders.  We discuss his poem: Reader’s Digest, his 2 books, page vs the stage , Top 5 rappers and Social media.  This is part two of a two part episode.

 

Social media and Websites:

 

Malik Saunders:

 

Facebook: Malik Kaume-Dau Saunders

 

Iambic Poetry Podcast

linktr.ee/iambiczine

 

Excerpt (on youtube)

Poems from Serendipity Memoirs from the 5th floor

 

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Bob Stanley: Life in Random Lanes

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-yyzwk-e4a533

CharRon got the honor to talk to former Sacramento Poet Laureate, Sac Poetry Center President, Poet, Musician, Book Publisher and English Professor; Bob Stanley.  We discuss about being Poet laureate, Being President of a Poetry organization, being a publisher and owner of Random Lanes Press, Being a Published Writer, His music and his Love for poetry.

 

Social Media:

Facebook: Bob Stanley

 

Email address

Stanleybob2010@gmail.com

 

Website:

 

Random Lane Press

www.randomlanepress.com

 

Iambic Poetry Podcast

Linktr.ee/iambiczine

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Letter K: Patriarch of Game

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-x5wyf-e328b3

CharRon had a zoom chat with his former band mate and good friend Eric “Letter K” Luis.  Letter K has a multitude of endeavors during his two decade career. From his janitorial start, he has achieved being in management in Grocery and Tech Industry.  But his career also consists of being a published Author, Lead Vocalist (Intercourse & Alphabet Asylum), Videographer, Actor, Record Label founder, Pinball machine Restorer, Show Producer, Show Writer, Mixologist, and front runner.

 

Check out some of his catalog:

 

Music:

Alphabet Asylum – The Balance album 

Letter K solo songs – https://soundcloud.com/eric-letter-k-luis/tracks

 

Video:

Video Cookbook – https://youtu.be/glCZrnd6UR0

K’s House – https://www.youtube.com/user/KoftheAsylum

209Vibe – https://youtu.be/Q39bm8mFmJE

 

Published Stories:

Strommers Rock – Down in the dirt http://scars.tv/dirt/dirt.htm

 

Website:

Https://linktr.ee/Iambiczine 

 

Excerpt: Song or Show Clips:

  • Alphabet Asylum – I write Rhyme
  • Alphabet Asylum – Just a Suggestion
  • Alphabet Asylum – Another MC (Remix)
  • K’s House Promo
  • 209Vibe
  • Video Cookbook Christmas Special