Wednesday, March 9, 2011
The Inspired Word's 1st EVER Slam Master Jam! Thursday, March 17!
Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word's 1st EVER Slam Master Jam for Poets, Spoken Word Artists, and Storytellers!
This is the first leg of 5 Inspired Word slams in 2011. The winners of the first 4 slams will be eligible to face off in the championship finals in Dec. for $500 in total prize money: $300 (+ paid 2012 feature spot) for 1st place. $100 for 2nd. $75 for 3rd. $25 for 4th.
DISCLAIMER: No $$$ prizes awarded for THIS leg of the 5-leg series.
When: Thursday, March 17, 2011
Where: One and One Bar & Restaurant (downstairs Nexus Lounge)
76 East 1st Street (corner of 1st Avenue)
Phone: (212) 598-9126
Doors Open: 6:30pm
Cover Charge: $10
Must be 21 years of age or older. Please make sure to bring ID.
20 slots, three rounds:
First round - 20
Second round - Top 4
Third round - Top 2
Strict Guidelines: 3-minute/one-poem limit each turn (plus a ten-second grace period; if the poet goes over time, points will be deducted from the total score), must be original work, must be a different piece each round (so MAKE SURE you bring THREE pieces).
Of the scores the person receives from five judges, the high and low scores will be dropped and the middle three get added together, giving the person a total score of 0-30. The highest scores in each round advance.