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Interview With Ariel Sobel: Writer And Slam Poet

After meeting Ariel Sobel in person, it's not hard to imagine her onstage. Even within the banalities of casual conversation, she finds room for sweeping gestures and unabashed proclamations, speaking in frenetic, charmed rhythms that echo the intricately composed poetic outbursts she performs behind microphones. With a penchant for loud patterns and flowery headbands, Sobel is clearly someone unafraid to express herself - an area she sparkles in both onstage and off.