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Upcoming Poetry Events – Week of May 5, 2013

Summer is on the way and the poetry is heating up here in Albany. We have an exciting week ahead of us with the 2013 Team Nitty Gritty Grand Slam taking place at Valentine’s on Tuesday night. Ten local poets (ILLiptical, Kevin Peterson, Avery, Poetyc Visionz, Algorhythm, Daniella Watson, Mojavi, Tasha Davis, Christopher The Poet, and Victorio Reyes) will be competing …

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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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Poets Speak Loud!, March 24

Mary Panza put on her sexy high-heels, then made sure we noticed, as we gathered in the Back Room of McGeary’s, chasing out the interlopers on their way to the Palace Theater movie or the Capital Rep. Hey, all the theater was here! The featured poet,…