2013.04 TYPS Tucson Weekly

2013 Tucson Youth Poetry Slam All-City Championship!

Saturday April 20th, 2013
1:00 pm FREE!

University of Arizona Poetry Center
1508 E Helen St (at Vine Ave) MAP: http://g.co/maps/snvcv

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YOU HAVEN’T HEARD THIS POETRY, and now is your chance! Tucson’s most dynamic poets 18 & under rock the mic in an audience-judged competition. The event will feature a performance by nationally-recognized performance poet CARLOS CONTRERAS of Albuquerque! The event will also mark the book release of LIBERATION LYRICS written by local students studying pressing social issues through original poetry.

Poet registration opens 3/16 and closes 4/17 11:59pm. Registration is open to all poets who have competed in a TYPS Monthly during the 2012-2013 season. For more information, contact us.

The Tucson Youth Poetry Slam and Liberation Lyrics are programs of Spoken Futures, Inc.

Made possible in part by the UA Poetry Center, the Tucson Pima Arts Council, the Crossroads Collaborative, Casa Libre en la Solana, Bentley’s House of Coffee and Tea and broad community support.