Alex Sherman-Cross

WordFest 2013, Day 5, April 18 — Third Thursday Poetry Night

They packed the house tonight at the Social Justice Center for the second standing-room-only event of WordFest. Of course it helped that there were 18 featured poets, students from the Poetry in Performance class at the College of St. Rose. But there were also 17 poets signed up for the open mic, loyal regulars, some …

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Nitty Gritty Slam #30 – The First Team NGS Semi-Final on Tuesday, November 6

What better way to spent Election night than at a poetry slam and open mic? Join us on Tuesday, November 6 at Valentine’s for Nitty Gritty Slam #30. This edition of Albany’s poetry slam series will be a special slam for the top eight points leaders so far in the season battling it out in …

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Brandon Williamson

NGS #28 Results – With Fifteen Poets in the First Round

If poetry slams and spoken word performances are dead, then we did not get that memo, because we had another packed house at Valentine’s for NGS #28 this past Tuesday. Our featured poets, Meg Waldron and Robyn Bateman, were a fantastic addition to the open mic and poetry slam. Meg and Robyn put on a great show and the …

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