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Teen Poetry Slam
April 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pmFree
Brattleboro will feature the Second Annual Teen Poetry and Pizza Slam on April 21st at The Boys & Girls Club of Brattleboro at 8pm on Flat St. in Brattleboro. Students from surrounding high schools will perform their original poetry, and afterward enjoy a pizza party and a raffle for door prizes from local businesses. The winner receives $100, and the runner up $50. This year we are also offering free performance workshops for the participants. The workshops are run by Christopher E. Johnson, a slam poet who is the Poet Laureate of Providence, RI, and Muslim Girls Making Change, a teen slam poetry quartet from Burlington, VT. Muslim Girls Making Change will also perform at the evening event. This FREE event is made possible by sponsors Vermont Performance Lab and the Ben & Jerry’s Foundation, and major donors Ramunto’s Pizza, Chroma Technology, Putney Charities (led by Basketville and JD McCliments Pub), Guilford Sound, Vermont Country Store, Silver Forest, and Farnum Insulators. To sign up participants should email Sophie Guerrina at sophie.guerrina@compass-