Regie Cabico

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Regie Cabico
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Regie Cabico is a Filipino American poet and spoken word artist. He has been featured on two seasons of Def Poetry Jam on HBO (produced by Russell Simmons) and has been called the Lady Gaga of spoken word.[1][2] He is an "out and proud" gay man.[2]


Cabico is a critically acclaimed performance poet who has won top prizes in the 1993, 1994, and 1997 National Poetry Slams. His poetry appears in over 30 anthologies including Aloud: Voices from the Nuyorican Poets Café, Spoken Word Revolution and Slam. He was also featured in MTV's "Free Your Mind" Spoken Word Tour. Regie is the recipient of three New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowships for Poetry and Multi-Disciplinary Performance.[3] He is a regular performer at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe and the Bowery Poetry Club in New York City. He was artist-in-residence at New York University, and De Anza College.[4]

In 1995, he performed at the Asian Pacific American Heritage Festival in New York City.[5] He was a collaborating artist in Rhythmicity at The Humana Festival of New American Plays (2002–2003) season.[6]

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  1. ^ "Regie Cabico". Retrieved 2017-11-09.
  2. ^ a b "Chats @ NYPL". The New York Public Library. Retrieved 2017-11-09.
  3. ^ "Regie Cabico". New York University. Archived from the original on September 8, 2006. Retrieved July 13, 2021.
  4. ^ "Regie Cabico". Banff Centre. Retrieved 30 May 2013.
  5. ^ Wong, Deborah (2004-07-19). Speak it Louder: Asian Americans Making Music. Routledge. ISBN 1135878234.
  6. ^ Charles Whaley, Charles (2003). "The Humana Festival: 2003". Curtain Up. New York, NY: Curtain Up. Retrieved July 13, 2021.

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