More Human than Human
The odes to self-love in pop culture are legion, ranging from Cyndi Lauper's pouty-voiced paean "She Bop" to the Divinyls' slinky "I Touch Myself." NYC poet Jon Sands' "Being Human Being" starts with self-inflicted lust, but swiftly traces its way to playfully affirming his love for humanity's, well, humanness. The two-fisted squishing of our spare tire. The errant criticism that momentarily throws us off our game. Impromptu, schedule-eschewing lovemaking.
The powerhouse poet brings his throaty timbre to the Phoenix Art Museum. The Cincinnati native who jumped head first into the leagues-deep slam poetry scene of New York and found himself as the youngest ever member of the esteemed LouderARTS poetry slam team, later becoming a finalist in the National Poetry Slam in Austin, Texas will perform with the Phoenix Slam Team.
Tue., Oct. 14, 6:30 p.m., 2008
Get the Things to Do Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly guide to events in Phoenix, and never be bored again. With suggestions for every day of the week, our recommendations will keep you busy on any budget.