Friday 23rd June 2017,
Culturocity.com

Monthly Archives: December 2013

Food for the Soul at Urban Roots – An Epic Poetry Night in OKC

Food for the Soul at Urban Roots – An Epic Poetry Night in OKC

These days, a good bit of what I write about takes place at a small Oklahoma City gathering place called Urban Roots. If you ever visit there on a Tuesday night, you will know exactly why. Urban Roots exudes love. Anyone who says Black folks can’t come together peacefully and have a good time has never been [...]

December 4, 2013 Brian C Scott Features, Reviews 0

Encountering Hope at Urban Roots – A Chance Interview with News 9′s Heather Hope

Encountering Hope at Urban Roots – A Chance Interview with News 9′s Heather Hope

On Tuesday November 26th, I had the unexpected privilege of meeting and talking with News 9 reporter Heather Hope at Urban Roots.  We were both attending The Vine Open Mic Poetry Night at the trendy, laid back spot in the historic Deep Deuce district. Urban Roots is quickly ascending in stature as a preferred hangout [...]

December 3, 2013 Brian C Scott Features, Spotlight 0

Life of Brian: The Saturday Poetry Slam Experience at Urban Roots

Life of Brian: The Saturday Poetry Slam Experience at Urban Roots

On Saturday night, The Vine Open Mic Poetry Night held its first ever Poetry Slam at Urban Roots. The atmosphere was electric as area poets brought their “A” game and stepped up to the mic in a no-holds-barred battle of wordsmiths. Well, sort of. No, I don’t mean that the poets “sort of” brought their [...]

December 2, 2013 Brian C Scott Home 0