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Current Poetic Events Dodge Poetry Festival returns to Newark with Pulitzer Prize winners
Posted by fogglethorpe on Thursday, April 24, 2014 (15:00:00)

Poetry News: The Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry festival returns to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and Newark's Downtown Arts District for its fifteenth biennial this fall, bearing a roster of about 50 of the field's most celebrated writers and slam poets.

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News in Poetry Poetry slam
Posted by mamta on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 (15:24:46)

Poetry News: Minot High School students will have a chance to share their love of poetry at 2 p.m. Sunday during Minot's Second Teen Poetry SLAM.

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Current Poetic Events IA- Charlie Langton featured artist at final poetry slam of season Friday night
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 (15:18:27)

ArtHaus presents its last Poetry Slam of the season Friday, April 25, at 8 p.m. This energetic spoken-word event is held at Decorah's Elks Lodge , and is sponsored by Dragonfly Books.

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News in Poetry NC- Students recognized in Poetry Slam
Posted by fogglethorpe on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 (14:59:12)

Students in third, fourth and fifth grade spent six weeks preparing for the event. They read poetry collections and learned about poetry, the different elements and poetic techniques, before they began writing their own poetry..

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Current Poetic Events Unity College to host Earth Week themed poetry slam April 26
Posted by fogglethorpe on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 (14:00:00)

Poetry News: Unity College will host Imagine Unity Slam for the Future, an Earth Week themed poetry slam, on April 26 at 7 p.m. in the Student Center.

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News in Poetry Spokane Poetry Slam
Posted by mamta on Sunday, April 20, 2014 (10:20:59)

Poetry News: Spokane Poetry Slam is competitive performance poetry. Poets have three minutes to present their original work without costumes, props or musical accompaniment.

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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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