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Update on upcoming events!

February 24, 2009 (Tonight!) Youth Slam & World of Women qualifier Slam – Tonight is the night for our youth to come out and shine! Bring poetry that you want to share with the group, and also if you want to compete, bring two performance ready poems. Then you can go head to head with other youth poets and win bragging rights!

03-03-09 – FEATURE! – Queen Sheba. We are lucky enough to have Queen Sheba grace our poetry stage this month. So please, don't miss this event! Queen Sheba is currently ranked in the top 10 Slammers in the WORLD! Queen is also president of her own advertising company Oyaxclusive, where she specifies in advertising poetry and performance groups. If you have ever thought that traveling the world to hear others poetry would inspire you, then you should hear Sheba's poetry! She is uniquely inspired, and utterly controversial in her stance for human and poetry rights. Just ask her about her protective protest that was the talk of the poetry town for years, and inspired change in the poetry community! I said it once and I'll say it again- DO NOT miss this show!

03-10-09 Workshop – Creative writing - Creative writing is considered to be any writing, fiction or non-fiction, that goes outside the bounds of normal, professional, journalistic… blab bla bla! Do you want to learn more about creative writing? What it is and how we can bring our own spin on it as individuals? Then come to this workshop lead by our own teacher / poet / organizer, Innocence Bello.

03-17-09 Adult slam – come on out with your performance ready poems and throw down with others who are competing! This is also the last slam we will be having before we send our poets off to World of Women Poetry Slam in Detroit MI. So come out and support!

03-24-09 Youth Slam – it's happening again! Another youth slam! Tonight is the night for our youth to come out and shine! Also bring work that you would want to get opinions on from other interested competitive youth poets. Also if you want to compete, bring two performance ready poems. Then you can go head to head with other youth poets and win bragging rights!

03-31-09 Prop Slam night!- This is going to be an unlimited open reading that is specialized! Bring anything you want, any length of time, and ANY PROP that enhances your performance work1 We won't be enforcing our regular rules of no props and 2 poems or 5 minutes tonight because you, the reader has the floor. Most creative prop, prize will be given at the end of the night!

04-07-09 Poetry Decathlon! – what is a poetry decathlon you ask? Well it's a completely fun and hilarious poetry event that includes 10 rounds of hilarity! Keep tuned for more info on our decathlon and what it will take for you to be a part of the fun! (hint sock puppets are involved)
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