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ONLINE ONLY: Virtual Poetry Slam

Wednesday, March 10, 2021
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location
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A virtual open mic and poetry slam to uplift voices and ideas of those that are historically unheard.

Join us at virtually for night of poetry and friendly competition. All writers and readers and word-lovers invited to attend and read.

Host Jessica Amascual will be joined by:

Guest Judges: Rita Schenkelburg, Kourtni Perez, Giuliana Davar
Guest Artist: Porshe Michelle


Schedule looks like this:
*6pm- Sign-ups via the Zoom chat feature (make sure to indicate if you'd like to read for open mic or for slam, or both) as well as welcoming remarks, introductions of host, judges, format overview and a short reading to kick off the evening from Tita Jess.

*6:15- Open Mic for those wanting to warm up or try something out on the mic. Judges welcome to read! Each person gets 5 minutes at the mic.

*6:40- Poetry Slam! Each person gets 5 mins at the mic with immediate scoring following their set by a panel of guest judges.

*7:20- Winner and prize announced and closing set by special guest!

To register in advance, please contact Paige M. Ferro at paigef@deschuteslibrary.org.


Prizes: Choose between March 14th Self-Love Meditation & Writing workshop with Dana Sweeny, or March 20 Ignite your Fire, Candle-making workshop with Kerstin Arias

Prizes are sponsored by Healing Justice Collective.


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Virtual Poetry Slam
Event Type
Adult Program
Age Group(s)
Adult
Presenter
Jessica Amascual
Contact
Paige M. Ferro | paigef@deschuteslibrary.org | (541) 312-1063
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