Beltway Poetry Grand Slam featuring Rachel McKibbens (Gala Hispanic Theater, 3333 14th St NW)
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 from 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)
**Pre-sale Ticketing has ended. Tickets available at the door tonight. Doors open at 7:40**
The top 8 poets from the Beltway Poetry Slam season will be competing for a chance to represent DC at the National Poetry Slam in Boston in August PLUS world- renowned poet and Good Fairy of Badassery, Rachel McKibbens will be our feature. PLUS our host will be Individual World Poetry Slam champ and Beltway team alum, Chris August. DO NOT MISS!
** Stay tuned for the poets who will be competing, which will be determined at our April 30th Semi-Finals: https://www.facebook.com/events/243292882482679/**
The show is all ages.
$10 online, $15 at the door.
RACHEL MCKIBBENS is a New York Foundation For The Arts poetry fellow, a nine-time National Poetry Slam Team member and the 2011 National Underground Poetry Individual Champion. Her first book of poetry, Pink Elephant (Cypher Books) was released in 2009. Her poems, short stories, essays and creative non-fiction have been featured in numerous journals and blogs, including Her Kind, The Los Angeles Review, The Best American Poetry Blog, The Nervous Breakdown, The Rumpus, The London Magazine, The Acentos Review, World Literature Today, Radius and The American Poetry Journal.
When & Where
Beltway Poetry Slam
The Beltway Poetry Slam holds a performance poetry event the last Tuesday of every month at The Fridge (516 8th Street SE, Rear Alley) in Eastern Market.Wanna perform, volunteer, cheerlead, calibrate, be a rockstar, help promote? firstname.lastname@example.org