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News in Poetry Poetry in Oakland: a National Poetry Slam sample
Posted by mamta on Friday, August 15, 2014 (01:39:02)

Poetry News: Oakland was home to the National Poetry Slam the past few days. Spoken Word poets from all around country came to speak their craft.

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News in Poetry Amoja 'MoMan' Sumler wins Rocktown Slam, will perform in Phoenix
Posted by mamta on Friday, August 15, 2014 (01:35:58)

Poetry News: Four poets competed in the Rocktown Slam Wednesday night at the Arkansas Arts Center for a chance to represent Arkansas at the Individual World Poetry Slam in Phoenix in October.

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News in Poetry Canada- Slamming some words for the 'hood
Posted by fogglethorpe on Thursday, August 14, 2014 (14:36:04)

Poetry News: For Maple Ridge residents, poetry should be something shareable and relevant in today's social media platform - and something that looks good on the sidewalk.

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News in Poetry D.C. Wins the National Poetry Slam for the First Time
Posted by Ozymandias on Monday, August 11, 2014 (23:04:05)

Snap hard for this one: For the first time, D.C.'s delegation to the National Poetry Slam has brought home the gold.Link!

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News in Poetry First City of Letters Poetry Slam
Posted by mamta on Monday, August 04, 2014 (15:30:22)

Poetry News: Eduardo Velasquez shows his passion during a performance on Saturday at the debut, all-ages "City of Letters Poetry Slam" in Salinas.

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News in Poetry Roundhouse Poetry Slam Returns as Part of Summer Sessions Today
Posted by Ozymandias on Thursday, July 31, 2014 (07:47:11)

The annual Roundhouse Poetry Slam returns for 2014, as part of Summer Sessions, offering young artists aged 16-25 from across the UK the chance to compete for the title of Roundhouse Poetry Slam Champion.Link!

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News in Poetry All City Poetry Slam
Posted by mamta on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 (15:44:05)

Poetry News: The World Cup may be over, but another big competition is about to begin, as poets from all over the country are gearing up for the 2014 National Poetry Slam this August in Oakland, California.

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News in Poetry CT Team Verbal Slap Headed To National Poetry Slam
Posted by mamta on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 (15:40:39)

Poetry News: The Connecticut poetry slam team known as Verbal Slap is performing Saturday, Aug. 2, to raise money for its trip to Oakland, Calif., to compete in the National Poetry Slam.

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News in Poetry UK- Alcester Academy girls crowned Warwickshire poetry slam champions
Posted by fogglethorpe on Saturday, July 19, 2014 (16:00:00)

The poetry slam final was held at the Warwick Bridge Theatre and hosted by the former Poet Laureate for Birmingham, Spoz. Teams from..

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News in Poetry MI- Flint's all-female slam poetry team goes to national competition
Posted by fogglethorpe on Friday, July 18, 2014 (15:41:22)

Poetry News: They've been practicing for months, writing poetry from their own lives about things like family, abuse, mental illness, and love.

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News in Poetry GIRLS at Alcester Academy have won Warwickshire Schools' Poetry Slam competition
Posted by mamta on Thursday, July 17, 2014 (15:05:07)

The poetry slam final was held at the Warwick Bridge Theatre and hosted by the former Poet Laureate for Birmingham, Spoz. Teams from St ...

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News in Poetry 7/26-27: Copper State Poetry Slam returns to Phoenix
Posted by mamta on Thursday, July 17, 2014 (01:17:20)

Poetry News: Check out this story on azcentral.com: azc.cc/1mhFjHn Since Marc Smith created the poetry-slam movement 30 years ago in Chicago, the no-frills spoken-word competitions have spread across the world, from Australia to the Czech Republic to Hawaii.

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Current Poetic Events PA- Youth poetry festival
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 (14:38:12)

Youth poetry festival: The Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Slam Festival kicks off tonight, bringing hundreds of young poets from across the nation to Philadelphia. It's the first time the city has hosted the event..

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News in Poetry Roundhouse Poetry Slam to Return as Part of Summer Sessions, July-Aug 2014
Posted by mamta on Friday, July 11, 2014 (02:15:23)

Poetry News: The annual Roundhouse Poetry Slam returns for 2014, as part of Summer Sessions, offering young artists aged 16-25 from across the UK the chance to compete for the title of Roundhouse Poetry Slam Champion.

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News in Poetry Summer Slam at the Roxy Friday night
Posted by mamta on Friday, June 27, 2014 (14:42:15)

The event has a cost of $5 or pay-what-you-can. The slam will be scored by five randomly selected audience members with a ...

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News in Poetry Poetry slam team to perform Thursday
Posted by mamta on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 (13:51:53)

Poetry News:

The public is invited to come out Thursday to hear this year's Baton Rouge Poetry Slam Team as it prepares to compete in the nationals later this year.



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News in Poetry Poetry slam team to perform Thursday
Posted by mamta on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 (15:13:48)

Poetry News: The public is invited to come out Thursday to hear this year's Baton Rouge Poetry Slam Team as it prepares to compete in the nationals later this year.

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News in Poetry Rustbelt Midwest Regional Poetry Slam makes Detroit debut this weekend
Posted by mamta on Friday, June 13, 2014 (03:58:28)

Poetry News: Detroit poet Deonte Osayande co-organized the Rustbelt Midwest Regional Poetry Slam.

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News in Poetry Oxford poet ready for war of words
Posted by fogglethorpe on Tuesday, June 03, 2014 (13:39:38)

Poetry News: David MacArnold, 62, better known in poetry circles as "Davy Mac", will wield his wit at the National Poetry Slam Final, to be held underneath London's Royal Albert Hall.

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Current Poetic Events NY- Pulse Poetry Slam Promo Event
Posted by fogglethorpe on Saturday, May 31, 2014 (15:00:00)

On June 4th, 2014, join us at Infinity Cafe' in Jamestown at 6PM and experience the excitement and energy of performance poetry. Poets from Jamestown and Buffalo will perform their slam poems..

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News in Poetry The slam is on: Four bound for poetry tourney in California - Thu, 29 May 2014 P
Posted by mamta on Thursday, May 29, 2014 (15:35:18)

"As a writer, I aim to share myself in hopes that my voice helps others find theirs. Slam poetry has taught me that feeling and expressing raw emotion in public is OK. Human nature is OK and we don't have to hide it," poet ...

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News in Poetry Spokane Poetry Slam Finals
Posted by mamta on Sunday, May 25, 2014 (15:32:28)

Poetry News: This slam features the top eight poets from the 2013-2014 Spokane Poetry Slam season, to determine who will be on the team representing Spokane at the National Poetry Slam in Oakland, California, this August.

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News in Poetry WORD a " The Front Line Poetry Slam
Posted by mamta on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 (15:21:20)

Poetry News: Action Education and the South Auckland Poets Collective are holding the first inter-high school Spoken Word poetry slam competition for young people.

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News in Poetry Slam Dunk: The DMV's Top Poets Battle for Glory
Posted by fogglethorpe on Friday, May 09, 2014 (15:19:09)

Poetry News: While the Wizards' playoff run has overshadowed most other tournament news of the past weeks, those of us who can't tell a layup from an alley-oop have trained our attention on a different match: the Beltway Poetry Slam Finals.

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News in Poetry PA- Poetry Slam at EHS
Posted by fogglethorpe on Monday, May 05, 2014 (15:20:49)

Since the day of the interview, Steve moved to his new address, where he acclimated himself quickly and where he will resume mentoring poets and artists, as well as continue publishing poetry through his Tribes publishing arm Fly By Night Press..

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