Urban Beats: The Walk: An Artistic Showcase

By Sara Aslagson-Sahar

At 6pm on Wednesday, January 25th, I walked into the Moniker Warehouse on 16th Street. After signing in and filling out a survey, I was given a raffle ticket and was able to enter “The Walk: An Artistic Showcase.” This event was designed to give “a small glimpse into the lives of our youth [between the ages of 16-25]  and how mental health affects their lives in positive and negative ways,” and I think it definitely accomplished it’s goal. Keep Reading!

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Wine & Words Event Review

By Sara Aslagson-Sahar

15284136_10211039364571184_6201544585186652311_nDecember 21st, 2016, in San Diego was a dark and rainy night, but many still braved the rain to meet in the Admiral’s Restaurant for an open mic event “that merges classy with consciousness.” The event is called Wine and Words and for $5 you can receive admission to this great night full of spoken word poetry, music, thoughts, comedy, ingenuity, and community support. The benefit of it being at the Admiral’s is that as you enjoy the night you can order delicious food and $4 glasses of wine. (While the event is titled Wine and Words it is open to those under 21 as well.) The event was advertised to start at 8 pm. I sat at a table with another poet, Rose, and later a woman Kelsey joined us as well. Keep Reading!