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ALL CITY Teen Poetry Slam Festival 2014: LISTEN to be HEARD

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Festival Schedule
Thursday, May 1st
Prelim Bouts #1–3 (4:30–7:30pm)
Venue: Magnolia Theatre & Performing Arts Pavillion (Black Box)
Baton Rouge Community College, 201 Community College Dr.
$5 admission

Friday, May 2nd
Prelim Bouts #4–6 (4:30–7:30pm)
Venue: Magnolia Theatre & Performing Arts Pavillion (Black Box)
Baton Rouge Community College, 201 Community College Dr.
$5 admission

Friday, May 9th
Revision: An evening of jazz & poetry (6-9pm)
Venue: Hartley-Vey Studio Theatres
100 Lafayette St.

Sunday, May 11th
Grand Slam Finals (6pm-9pm)
Venue: Manship Main Theatre
100 Lafayette St.
Tickets Available at www.manshiptheatre.org

SLAM CAMP 2014: Free Summer Spoken Word Workshop Series
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Slam Camp 2014 is a three-week arts program that focuses on the writing and performance of spoken word poetry, as it pertains to the popular performance competitions taking place all over the world called “Poetry Slams.
Slam Camps instructors are Donney Rose and Chancelier “xero” Skidmore. Mr. Rose is a veteran performance poet, performing around the country with the Baton Rouge National Poetry Slam team since 2003. Chancelier “xero” Skidmore is the reigning Individual World Poetry Slam Champion. Both are also veteran teaching-artists with Forward Arts, Inc.
Slam Camp will run from June 9th to June 27th (8:30 AM to 4:30 PM), Mondays through Thursdays, with a student showcase on June 27th (Location and time: TBA). Camp will take place on the grounds of LSU campus, in rooms 127 and 129 of Tureaud Hall. Students will have an hour for lunch at the student union, accompanied by camp staff members at all times. (Students must purchase their own lunch.)

Download  SLAM CAMP packet

MISSION STATEMENT
Forward Arts is a multi-generational collective of youth, artists, and educators who are committed to providing learning opportunities in Southeastern Louisiana. We provide workshops, performance spaces, and professional development for young people and adults. Through critical engagement and creative practice we foster personal and social transformation.