The Tucson Youth Poetry Slam – February 18, 2012!
Featuring Progreso Barrios of the RebelArte Collective!

Un poeta nacido en Agua Prieta Sonora Mexico, residente de Tucson, Arizona expresa su energía poetica en conjunción con la musica Hip Hop. Manejado por motivos de cambio social y envolucracion politica, ProGreso representa la palabra del afonico–

A poet born in Agua Prieta Sonora Mexico, now residing in Tucson, Arizona, expresses his poetic energy in conjunction with Hip Hop music. Driven by hope of inspiring social change and political involvement, Progreso represents the voice of the voiceless.

Listen to some of Progreso’s music here:


SLAM WORKSHOP & Volunteer Meeting 5:00-6:30pm
Led by Progreso Barrios!

POETRY SLAM: 7:00-10:00pm, signup at 6:30
Featured poet: Progreso Barrios!
Slam hosted by Amy Briseño and Enrique Garcia!

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 & Speedway

2011-2012 TYPS dates, every 3rd SATURDAY:
Mar. 17 • Apr. 21

Sat. Apr 28, 2011, UA Poetry Center. Participate to qualify!
For more information: tucsonyouthslam (a t)

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.