Carlos Andrés Gómez, Poetry Slam Artist, Explains Why We Should Vote (VIDEO)Poetry slam artist Carlos Andrés Gómez explores the historical perspective around why people should vote in a new video for Our Time.
Local poet Clint Smith performs on spoken-word series 'Verses & Flow'Now an English teacher at Parkdale High School, Smith is the 2012 Graffiti DC Grand Slam champion and was a member of the Beltway Poetry Slam team. He is the only poet from the area to be featured on "Verses & Flow." His performance will air Sept.
Puffin Cultural Forum to Host Poetry SlamThe Puffin Cultural Forum cordially invites poets of all ages to enter its second Poetry Slam. Hosted by Hackensack teacher/poet, Toney Jackson, who has thrilled Puffin audiences with his own work, this event is expected to reveal some outstanding ...
Room 220: Slam New Orleans Brings Home Poetry TitleTeams of performance poets from around the country converged on Charlotte, North Carolina, last month for the 23rd annual National Poetry Slam, and local team Slam New Orleans took away the top prize. Seventy-two teams competed in head-to-head ...
Slam poetry may take center stage in Casa GrandeThe Casa Grande Arts and Humanities Commission wants to help the community discover slam poetry. kAmsFC:?8 E96 4@>>:DD:@?
Poetry Slam Becomes Bar BrawlLast night I had the distinct honor of an early turn on the mic at Vol. 1 Brooklyn's farewell-to-summer reading, hosted by New York literary impresario Jason Diamond.
Arts news in briefPERFORMANCE poets and spoken word artists of the Mid West will slam-dunk their works for Munster heat of the All Ireland Poetry Slam. The Locke Bar & Restaurant is the venue for Tuesday September 11, 8.30pm, heading for the upstairs Loft Venue.
WAM, poetry slams and Nemes: Goings on around WorcesterNow, neither my wife - the poet Lea Deschenes - or I are strangers to poetry slam, having both competed on and coached teams for The National Poetry Slam Finals. (And Lea has represented Worcester at IWPS before.) But … well … we had retired.
Shambala returns with poetry slams, crutch javelin contests and Billy BraggThe only 'must-see' for me was the poetry slam, in which the crowd judged amateur poets in a lyrical battle for the best verse.
Patch Poetry Slam: 'From Prunes to iTunes'In Cupertino Patch's good-natured attempt to oust Troy from Money Magazine's number 26 spot of best small places to live, we ended up with an impromptu poetry slam happening in the Comments section on Troy Patch and Cupertino Patch. First up ...
Saul Williams to perform slam poetry at Lawn Gnome Publishing in NovemberWilliams is an internationally acclaimed performer specializing in poetry, music, theater and film. His list of accomplishments is as long and varied as his talent: he has written several books, recorded five original albums, starred in the documentary ...
Highlights From the 2012 National Poetry SlamThe 23rd Annual National Poetry Slam took place in Charlotte last weekend. It's one of slam poetry's biggest weeks: a five-day competition that also serves to grow the art form, giving teams a chance to network, attend workshops and show off their ...
Poetry slam wants to do just that"We were just kind of swept up in the energy that young slam poets were pushing out of the microphone every second Tuesday," said Wagamese, a Kamloops-based author and poet. "The audience gets really involved. After a while, the audience builds and ...
Central Texas slam poets bring home multiple National Poetry Slam ...The Killeen Poetry Slam, who has always been close with the Austin teams (even featuring a couple of Austin natives on the team this year), won their first bout against Providence and Tucson teams, and then followed it up the next night against Santa ...
Spoken-word artist Saul Williams to appear at the Blind Pig11—first caught people's attention as a charismatic spoken word poet in New York City's then-blossoming poetry slam scene (chronicled in the 1996 documentary "SlamNation"); he also co-wrote and starred in the 1998 feature film "Slam," which earned the ...
GumptionFest VII takes place Friday to Sunday, Sept 14 to 16Flagstaff slam poet Evan Dissinger will kick off the second party followed by Tempe's Field Tripp, the Paul Chesne Band from Los Angeles and Peachcake from Carefree before closing the night with electronic digital music DJ iNdeuXx.
Lit Preview: Roundhouse Poetry Slam @ RoundhouseThe grand final of the Roundhouse Poetry Slam 2012 is Wednesday night, with poets battling it out for the honour of being Champion and in possession of all-round poetical greatness.
Poetry Readings at South West Rocks Are A Slam!But the locals who performed at the Kempsey heat of the Australian 2012 Poetry Slam, which was held recently at the South West Rocks Surf Club, proved otherwise!
Local Poetry Slam Tonight in SpringfieldIf you're looking to get the creative juices flowing for school, sharpen your own material or just relax, check out Nathan P. Murphy's Poetry Slam tonight. Poetry Slam starts at 7:00 p.m. at 218 South Campbell in Springfield. Tickets are only $5. You ...
Write Club to start year with open mic night, poetry slamAn OU writing club is kicking off the school year with poetry to encourage creative writing on campus. Former OU student Lauren Zuniga is set to perform at OU Write Club's open mic semester kickoff starting at 7 p.m.