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NGS 34 Winners

NGS #34 Results – The Golden Boy Returns to Albany and Takes Another Win

Happy New Year! The first slam, actually the first POETRY event of 2013 in the area happened on January 1 at Valentine’s. Some of us came from the incredible annual get together at Dan Wilcox‘s house, other right from the Governor’s open house with Sandra Lee, and the rest were shaking off their hangovers from …

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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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NGS# 24 Winners

NGS #24 Results – The Team is Back in Town and a King is Crowned

We made it to the end of our first year of poetry slams last Tuesday night at Valentine’s. Nitty Gritty Slam #24 celebrated a great year of poetry and spoken word. We congratulated and welcomed back Team Nitty Gritty, who were the first slam team ever from Albany to perform at the National Poetry Slam. And we crowned …

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