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big Boston poetry show: Saturday, December 2
« on: November 24, 2006, 09:11:05 PM »
Hey, folks:

If you live in New England, or know somebody who does, you're probably interested in the big show we're having next Saturday. Please come check it out if you're in the area.

--simone

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Boston Poetry Slam Announces Individual World Qualifier
November 24, 2006

Cambridge, Mass. – There’s just a week left to get your tickets for the Boston Poetry Slam World Qualifier! On Saturday, December 2, starting at 8:00 p.m., an all-star showcase will warm up the stage for a high-stakes ten-person poetry slam.

The top ten poets from this year’s Boston Poetry Slam season will duke it out at our World Qualifier at the Middle East in a four-round elimination extravaganza. Only one poet will be crowned champion and awarded the slam’s coveted spot to perform at the Individual World Poetry Slam in Vancouver, B.C.

As if the poetry slam weren’t enough, the opening act for the show will consist of some of the finest performance poets the Boston scene has to offer. Regie Gibson, the1998 National Individual Poetry Slam Champion, will headline. His supporting cast will include Jacob Knight Award for Poetry winner Sou MacMillan, HBO Def Poet Caroline Harvey, and local musical front man and outstanding performer Jme.

The night will end with dancing to old soul and rock and roll, DJed by Greggy Most and Dan E. Pants. Don’t miss Cambridge’s biggest poetry event to date!

Doors for the show open at 7:00. The all-star poetry showcase begins at 8:00 and the poetry slam follows at 9:00. The show is 18+ and tickets are $12, available at the Middle East box office or via Ticketmaster.

The Boston Poetry Slam at The Cantab Lounge
738 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, Mass.
http://www.slamnews.com/iwps
cantab@slamnews.com
Simone Beaubien
SlamMaster, Boston Poetry Slam