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News in Poetry Students showcase talents at Poetry Slam
Posted by fogglethorpe on Thursday, April 17, 2014 (15:00:00)

Top Wordsmith went to Jaimee Bauer who showed a flair for figurative language, and Most Powerful was awarded to Jean-Luc Pereira for “A Perennial Parade.” “These students have an amazing talent for spoken-word poetry,” said organizer Pam Preibisch, the English department head at Westview..

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News in Poetry Poetry Slam
Posted by mamta on Monday, April 14, 2014 (15:02:18)

Poetry News: Poem must be the poet's original work and you have three-minute to read one poem. You may not use props, costumes or musical instruments. Prizes awarded in children's, teens and adult categories.

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News in Poetry Bella Trent, Madison High School poetry slam winner, performs piece on living li
Posted by mamta on Thursday, April 10, 2014 (15:06:51)

Poetry News: Bella Trent, 16, won the tenth annual Madison High School poetry slam. She and Reuben Cottingham will compete in Verselandia!, the citywide poetry contest.

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News in Poetry UVU Social Justice Poetry Slam
Posted by mamta on Wednesday, April 09, 2014 (16:00:07)

Poetry News: Apr. 8, 2014 - ODESSA, Texas -- CALLING ALL POETS!!! UVU is looking for poets to participate in a Social Justice Poetry Slam.

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News in Poetry Slam poets in Portland Public Schools to compete in Verselandia
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, April 09, 2014 (15:00:00)

Young slam poets throughout Portland Public Schools this month are competing with the ultimate goal of winning Verselandia!, an annual citywide poetry contest..

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News in Poetry Sign of the rhymes: Poetry serves as a medium for change
Posted by Ozymandias on Tuesday, April 08, 2014 (07:40:04)

No longer is poetry culture limited by cliche love stories, strict organization and clever rhymes. Poetry in today’s age, specifically slam poetry, has developed into an artistic medium that facilitates personal development and social change through emotional narratives.Link!

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News in Poetry Young poets deliver slam
Posted by mamta on Sunday, April 06, 2014 (05:56:28)

Poetry News: Slam poets from Reynolds secondary school will compete next week in Victorious Voices, a spoken word/poetry competition.

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News in Poetry Slam poetry moves youngsters
Posted by mamta on Friday, April 04, 2014 (05:26:54)

Poetry News: SLAM POET: Elise Wilson delivers her slam poetry at the opening of a new centre for youth activities in Tuam Street, opened by the White Elephant organisation.

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News in Poetry Queens Artists Slam at 3rd Space
Posted by mamta on Thursday, April 03, 2014 (15:56:56)

These multidisciplinary performance artists will explore the boundaries of poetry, comedy, sculpture, video art and music. Admission includes a limited print zine published by Jerkpoet, showcasing works by artists ...

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News in Poetry Purple Pod Poetry Slams
Posted by mamta on Wednesday, April 02, 2014 (15:58:12)

They were in the cafeteria at Baker staging back to the 1950's poetry slams. The kids from Miss Swanson's classes were reading poems by different authors, including Shel Silverstien and Robert ...

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News in Poetry Youth Slam Poetry Competition Rocks the Library
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, April 02, 2014 (13:53:29)

Poetry News: On March 7th, the Mill Valley Library held its third Youth Slam Poetry Competition.

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News in Poetry Slam Dunk
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, April 02, 2014 (13:51:24)

Poetry News: Be prepared to get weird, get loud and get innovative tonight at the Bizarro Slam , a poetry slam that disregards rules and tradition.

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News in Poetry Top 10 Slam Poems on YouTube
Posted by mamta on Monday, March 31, 2014 (09:37:09)

Poetry News: If you've never seen a slam poetry performance before, you're about to experience a phenomenon like no other.

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News in Poetry BAM! Toronto Youth Poetry Slam - North
Posted by Ozymandias on Sunday, March 30, 2014 (06:41:11)

The Toronto Youth Slam was created to give young poets a forum for their writing. This slam is intended for poets age 12-19 who want to get up and show their stuff in a setting of their peers. This allows poets to get up and compete in a slam setting without the intimidation one might feel going up against much older veterans.Link!

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News in Poetry Celebrate National Poetry Month with the Lorain Public Library System
Posted by mamta on Thursday, March 27, 2014 (15:47:28)

Poetry News: The Main Library is having their third annual Poetry Slam and Open Mic Readings on Thursday, April 10, 2014 at 7 p.m. Perform an original work or favorite poem for the open mic session.

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News in Poetry NJ- Rutgers-Camden explodes with 'Louder Than A Bomb' poetry slam
Posted by fogglethorpe on Monday, March 24, 2014 (16:00:00)

The event consisted of six teams representing high school, middle school, charter school, magnet school and suburban school students throwing down spoken word poetry in front of a live audience..

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News in Poetry Poetry Slam Against Borders - London, 27th March
Posted by mamta on Sunday, March 23, 2014 (04:34:29)

Poetry News:

Poetry Slam Fundraiser & Info Night for Calais Migrant Solidarity & Morocco No Borders.



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News in Poetry Worcestershire middle schools' poetry slam final
Posted by mamta on Friday, March 21, 2014 (06:45:30)

Poetry News: THE final of the middle schools' Poetry Slam, organised by former poet laureate Giovanni Esposito and supported by Worcestershire County Council's arts team, is taking place this April.

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News in Poetry Colorado Mountain College Breckenridge hosts seventh-annual Poetry Slam
Posted by mamta on Thursday, March 20, 2014 (09:30:15)

Poetry News: The seventh-annual Poetry Slam, hosted by Colorado Mountain College in Breckenridge, welcomes community members, students and faculty to perform original verse starting at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 20, in the Eileen and Paul Finkel Auditorium, 107 Denison Placer Road.

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News in Poetry Poetry slam March 27
Posted by Ozymandias on Thursday, March 20, 2014 (04:49:26)

Springfield Middle School seventh-graders will host a poetry slam at 6 p.m. March 27 as part of a service-learning project at the school, according to an email from the League Michigan.Link!

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News in Poetry UT freshman plans student poetry slam
Posted by mamta on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 (10:52:58)

Poetry News: Last fall, when art history freshman Nina Unger logged onto Facebook, she spotted a video performance of slam poetry that would eventually lead her to plan and implement her own poetry competition.

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News in Poetry Youth Speaks Announces 18th Annual Youth Speaks Teen Poetry Slam
Posted by mamta on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 (09:37:55)

Poetry News: The top six young poets of the Grand Slam Finals will go on to represent the Bay Area in the Youth Speaks Brave New Voices Festival , , where teams from all over the world are invited to participate in a weeklong, intensive series of workshops, poetry slams and get-togethers where they can exchange art and viewpoints and their mentors can exchange ... (more)

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Current Poetic Events ID- The prose of Slam Poetry
Posted by fogglethorpe on Monday, March 10, 2014 (14:46:17)

Ten poets are judged on their performance and the content by members of the audience. After a feature poet and a break, the five poets with the top scores present a poem. The top three poets get a small prize, and an optional sense of accomplishment..

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News in Poetry TheMostOpenMicInTheCity -- a slam poetry performance with artists...
Posted by mamta on Friday, March 07, 2014 (09:53:47)

Poetry News:

Through March 30. The Ethnic Studies Program and the Cross Cultural Series in partnership with Biblioteca San Joaquin Murrieta Library directed by Richard Soto will display the "Bracero Guest Workers and Women Workers of 1942-64 Exhibition" in the Multicultural Enrichment Center, Room 101 at Woodland Community College.



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Current Poetic Events CT- Teen Poets To Compete In Third Tolland Poetry Slam
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, March 05, 2014 (16:25:00)

Teenaged writers will perform original poems and compete for prizes on Thursday, April 3 when the Tolland Public Library holds its third poetry slam..

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