Monday, May 15, 2006

Calgary Poetry Slam! - May 25

The Calgary International Spoken Word Festival presents:

Calgary Poetry Slam!

Thursday, May 25, 2006 – 7:00 pm
McNally Robinson, 120 8th Ave SW
Host: Mark Hopkins

The Calgary Poetry Slam, on the last Thursday of every month, puts up-and-coming local poets in the spotlight. With wild energy, dynamic hosts and sold-out audiences month after month, this poetry phenomenon is not to be missed!

10 Competitors Only!

If you want to Slam, arrive by 6:00 pm, bring a $5 registration fee and 3 poems (three-minute MAX, each) and sign up with Mark Hopkins.

The Winner receives a $50 cash prize!
For Slam procedures and rules, please visit

Selected winners from the monthly Slam will create a Calgary Slam Team to compete at October’s Canadian Festival of Spoken Word in Toronto, then go on to represent the city in Slams across the continent!

NEXT SLAM: Thursday, June 29, 2006 – 8:00 pm
Beat Niq Jazz & Social Club – 811 1st St SW

Sheri-D Wilson – 403.686.4292 –



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