SATURDAY APRIL 21st 2012 The last open slam of regular 2011-2012 Season! Last chance to participate and qualify for the 2012 Championship! Featuring Jasmine Cuffee all the way from Albuquerque!
A native of Albuquerque’s South Valley, Jasmine Sena Cuffee has been active in the Metro arts community for nearly 10 yrs. She was a member of the 2004 Poetry Slam team, 2005 Youth Poetry Champion, 2007 City Slam Champion, and player coach for the 2008 UNM Collegiate Slam team. As a performance poet and slam poetry champion, Jasmine has led numerous writing workshops and performances throughout New Mexico and the Western U.S. She has appeared in the Bigger Boat Anthology, Earthships: A New Mecca Poetry Anthology, and ¿De Veras?. She is currently working on her first manuscript Where the Arroyos and Train Tracks Meet which will be the follow up to her first and only chapbook Sunshine and Rapture released in 2007. When she is not poeting, she manages Public Allies New Mexico, an AmeriCorps program that promotes social justice by developing the next generation of community leaders to strengthening non-profits communities and civic engagement.
SATURDAY APRIL 21st 2012
SLAM WORKSHOP and Volunteer Meeting 5:00-6:30pm
POETRY SLAM: 7:00-10:00pm, signup at 6:30
Featured poet: Jazz Cuffee of Albuquerque!
Slam hosted by Logan Phillips & Amy Briseño
At BENTLEY’S 1730 E Speedway
near the UofA, across from McDonald’s, extra parking behind the building and in the UofA lot on Cherry and Speedway
2012 ALL-CITY CHAMPIONSHIP
Sat. Apr 28, 2011, UA Poetry Center. Participate to qualify!
For more information: tucsonyouthslam (a t) gmail.com
The Tucson Youth Poetry Slam (TYPS) is a program of Ocotillo Literary Endeavors, and made possible in part by generous support from:
The Every Voice in Action Foundation, Bentley’s House of Coffee & Tea, UA Poetry Center, Tucson Pima Arts Council, the Arizona Commission on the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.