The TYPS returns for our FOURTH SEASON, bigger and better than ever! Our SEASON KICKOFF will feature a performance from Albuquerque’s first-ever poet laureate, HAKIM BELLAMY––in a first-ever performance in Tucson!
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 21!
SLAM WORKSHOP & Volunteer Meeting 5:00-6:30pm
Led by HAKIM BELLAMY!
POETRY SLAM: 7:00-9:30pm, signup at 6:30
Hosted by ARACELI MONTAÑO & LOGAN PHILLIPS!
Featured poet: HAKIM BELLAMY!
As the inaugural Poet Laureate of Albuquerque, NM (2012-2014), Hakim Bellamy is a national and regional Poetry Slam Champion, and holds three consecutive collegiate poetry slam titles at the University of New Mexico. His poetry has been published in Albuquerque inner-city buses and numerous anthologies. Bellamy was recognized as an honorable mention for the University of New Mexico Paul Bartlett Ré Peace Prize for his work as a community organizer and journalist in 2007, and was awarded the Emerging Creative Bravos Award by Creative Albuquerque this year. Recently, Bellamy was named Local iQ’s “Best Poet” for the fourth consecutive year on their annual Smart List, and he has been named “Best Poet” in the Weekly Alibi’s annual Best of Burque poll every year since 2010.
At BENTLEY’S 1730 E Speedway
near the UofA, across from McDonald’s, extra parking behind the building and in the UA lot on Cherry & Speedway