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Relax During Midterms Week with our Spoken Word Artists

Midterms are nearly here, and we know students’ stress levels are rising. Instead of a big event ahead of those midterms that could get your students even antsier, you should consider booking one of our spoken word artists instead. Here at Neon Entertainment, we have loads of live entertainment options available for you to choose from for your college events! We’ve long been the premier purveyors of live entertainers like comedians, musicians and these incredible … Continued

Denver Themed Playlist for NACA 2020

by: I.N.K.’s Lane Shuler Whenever I travel, I try to not only listen to artists FROM the city I’m in, but also songs ABOUT the city I’m in as well. Here is a list of songs mentioning Denver. Put these on a playlist and blast them as you take off to NACA Live 2020. Denvemolorado – Atmosphere I mentioned in an earlier blog post that this album inspired me to b ea traveling artist many … Continued

Ryan Jones | From Student to Performer

by Poet Ryan Jones “So, we’re headed up to Chattanooga for a few days for this national conference for activities boards like ours. If you can spare missing a few days of class, let me know and you’re free to come.” “What the name of the conference again?” “NACA South. Short for the National Association of College Activities.” — It’s incredibly difficult to wrap my head around the idea that I’ll be attending NACA South … Continued

Poet Elizabeth Acevedo’s Novel Releases This March

Spoken Word Artist, Elizabeth Acevedo, is receiving a wealth of praise for her new Young Adult (YA) book, The Poet X. The book follows, Xiomara, a 15 year-old Afro-Dominican teen preparing to make her Catholic Confirmation who turns to writing as a way to cope with her wavering faith, and family discord. Author, Elizabeth, is well known for her award-winning slam poetry. As a college poet, she travels around United States and has performed at over 100 colleges … Continued

Elizabeth Acevedo’s, The Poet X, Receives a Wealth of Praise

  Spoken Word Artist, Elizabeth Acevedo, is receiving a wealth of praise for her new Young Adult (YA) book, The Poet X. The book follows, Xiomara, a 15 year old Afro-Dominican teen preparing to make her Catholic Confirmation who turns to writing as a way to cope with her wavering faith, and family discord. Laurie Halse Anderson, author of Speak, calls the novel “a story that will slam the power of poetry and love back into … Continued

The Places Poetry Will Take You

The Places Poetry Will Take You  By Spoken Word Artist, Elizabeth Acevedo  One of the things I feel most blessed about, is how poetry takes me to the most unexpected places. I began writing out of a need to understand the world around me. To understand my neighborhood. I won’t say I grew up in the roughest of places, but it was a hood like so many hoods: fire hydrants acting as sprinklers, drug dealers … Continued