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Art of Slam Afternoon Workshop and Evening Slam Pass

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Artistry Workshops & Gallery

12 Andrews Street

Greenville, SC 29601

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Audience ticket to INVITATIONAL POETRY SLAM | 12:00 PM TO 2:00 PM | This is ROUND ONE of the $800 invitational anniversary poetry slam. 24 poets will each perform 1 poem of their own original work which will be judged by 5 randomly chosen members of the audience. The top twelve scoring poets will advance to the evening round.

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| HAIKU WORKSHOP | 3:00 - 4:00 PM | Black Phoenix | Haiku Battle is an exciting way to use haiku to reflect on daily life, make a political statement, or just point out the irony of modern life. Join National Haiku finalist and Regional Haiku champion Black Phoenix in this fun poetry workshop. The workshop will culminate in a short example of Haiky Death Match aka Head to Head Haiku.

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| NACA 411 | 3:00 - 4:00 PM | Asia Samson | Learn about the National Association of Campus Activities and how professional poets market themselves to college audiences at their annual booking conferences. The Asia Project has broken college-booking records for the most booked poetry act garnering them the awards of APCA College Performer of the Year and thrice APCA Spoken Word Artist of the Year and most recently, was featured by NPR's Tiny Desk Contest. This talk will also include a brief performance by Asia Samson.

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| POETRY SLAM in the CLASSROOM WORKSHOP| 4:00 pm - 5:00 | Moody Black and Daryl Funn. Learn the basics of taking the art of poetry slam into the classroom whether through a residency or arts integration program. Daryl Funn is a teaching artist for the Alliance Theater Atlanta. Moody Black is a teaching artist for SmartARTS Greenville. The workshop will include a warm-up, a reproducible activity from each Daryl Funn and Moody Black, and a Q&A at the end.

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| PUBLISHING 101 | 4 PM - 5 PM | Facilitated by Kimberly J Simms | Ever wondered the basics of how to place your poetry in magazines and literary journals? This workshop will provide resources, strategies, and editing techniques for your poetry to give it the best shot at finding a home in a literary magazine. Kimberly's poetry has been featured in over 30 literary magazines and journals, and her latest book of poetry was published by Finishing Line Press.

AUDIENCE | Invitational Poetry Slam & Afterparty | 8 PM | Public Ticketed Event | Included with Conference Pass | Don't miss the top 12 Poets competing for the chance to win $800 in prizes. This event will be open to the public beyond those attending the conference.

(This is a $45 plus value for only $20) All events take place inside Artistry Gallery.

This program is funded in part by the Metropolitan Arts Council with funds received from the City of Greenville, BMW Manufacturing Company, Michelin North America, Inc., SEW Eurodrive and the South Carolina Arts Commission.
This performance and workshop ART of Slam Conference is funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the South Carolina Arts Commission.
This project is funded in part by the South Carolina Arts Commission which receives support from the National Endowment for the Arts.

FAQs


What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?


Free Parking is available at Artistry. Overflow parking is across the street in the hospital parking lot.




What can I bring into the event?


You can bring any snacks, water bottles, sodas, notebooks, sweaters, pens/pencils or anything else you need. Please no concealed weapons at this event.




How can I contact the organizer with any questions?


You can contact Kimberly at 864.436.0045. Or email her at witsendpoetrysc@gmail.com




Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?


Please provide attendee name on your Google Form. Also please provide government name of attendee in addition to pen name/stage name.

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Artistry Workshops & Gallery

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Greenville, SC 29601

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