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Teen Poetry Slam

April 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Free

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-school.org by April 20th. This is a free event, but donations are welcome!

 

 

 

 

Details

Date:
April 21
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:

Venue

Brattleboro Boys & Girls Club
17 Flat Street
Brattleboro, VT 05301 United States
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Phone:
802-451-6351