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The Berkeley Slam will be part if Beast Crawl tonight! We’ll be in the 3rd leg at Golden Bull Bar at 8pm

Your readers for the night will be

Sam Sax, Danez Smith, Tatyana Brown, Cam Awkward Rich, Jason Bayani, Joshua Merchant, Abe Becker, Katelyn Lucas, Jelal, and Nic Alea

We got a stacked line-up for the night. Come get with us!

Golden Bull Bar
412 14th st
Oakland, Ca
8pm 21+

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The Berkeley Poetry Slam featuring SAM SAX!

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THE LONGEST RUNNING POETRY SLAM IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA!
Bringing you some of the best poetry from across the world, every week, since 2000.

http://berkeleyslam.org/
https://twitter.com/berkeleyslam 
http://berkeleypoetryslam.tumblr.com/

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It’s the return of Sam Sax to the Bay Area! Sam has been well known around the Bay as one of the most innovative writers around and last year he moved…

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Re-Imagining Progress: The Power of the Word

Re-Imagining Progress: The Power of the Word

This Sunday you can see poetry legends Patricia Smith and Willie Perdomo along with Lorna Dee Cervantes, Denise Jolly, Sonya Renee, Josh Healey, and a whole host of incredible poets including Berkeley Grand Slam champs, Katelyn Lucas and Jason Bayani. You can see this entire show for free! But those seats are going quick so you will need to register with the event here or you may not be able to…

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5 Questions with Carrie Rudzinski

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5 Questions is back and we have a good one for you today. We are very excited to have Carrie Rudzinski featuring at the Berkeley Slam this Wednesday. She’s toured all over the world, was a finalist at WOWPS this year (and the year before!), and has been published in several lit journals. She’s a talented writer and a moving, powerful performer on the…

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Berkeley Poetry Slam featuring CARRIE RUDZINSKI

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THE LONGEST RUNNING POETRY SLAM IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA!
Bringing you some of the best poetry from across the world, every week, since 2000.

http://berkeleyslam.org/
https://twitter.com/berkeleyslam
http://berkeleypoetryslam.tumblr.com/

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This Wednesday, the Berkeley Slam is excited to bring you the incredibly talented Carrie Rudzinski!

Come sign up for the slam and get points to qualify…

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Berkeley Poetry Slam featuring ZACHARY CABALLERO and GOOD GHOST BILL!

Berkeley Poetry Slam featuring ZACHARY CABALLERO and GOOD GHOST BILL!

THE LONGEST RUNNING POETRY SLAM IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA!
Bringing you some of the best poetry from across the world, every week, since 2000.

http://berkeleyslam.org/

https://twitter.com/berkeleyslam

http://berkeleypoetryslam.tumblr.com/

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The regular slam is back this week and we have Good Ghost Bill and Zachary Caballero all the way from Austin, TX. They’ve been a part of some of the…

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The Berkeley Slam presents THE FIRST ANNUAL YOUTH SLAM! With featured poet JAZZ HUDSON.

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THE LONGEST RUNNING POETRY SLAM IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA!
Bringing you some of the best poetry from across the world, every week, since 2000.

http://berkeleyslam.org/
https://twitter.com/berkeleyslam
http://berkeleypoetryslam.tumblr.com/
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The Berkeley Slam has always been an all-ages event, but on May 21st we’ll have our first ever Youth Slam! While everyone is allowed (and encouraged!) to…

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5 Questions with David Winter

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Tonight our feature at the Berkeley Slam is David Winter. He’s been published in several lit journals and is currently an MFA candidate at THE Ohio State University. This is his first time featuring at the Berkeley Slam and we’re exciting to have him come through. So let’s get this 5 Questions thing going…

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The Berkeley Poetry Slam featuring DAVID WINTER

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THE LONGEST RUNNING POETRY SLAM IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA!
Bringing you some of the best poetry from across the world, every week, since 1999.

http://berkeleyslam.org/
https://twitter.com/berkeleyslam
http://berkeleypoetryslam.tumblr.com/
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David Winter wrote the poetry chapbook Safe House (Thrush Press, 2013). His poems also appear in Atlanta Review, Union Station, Four Way Review, For Some…

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Palo Alto Slam Finals is This Saturday!

Palo Alto Slam Finals is This Saturday!

Our friends at the Palo Alto Poetry Slam are having their slam finals to determine a team that will represent them at the 2014 National Poetry Slam in Oakland, CA.

The competing poets will be

Mic Ting
Bozz L Ady
Leo
Patrick Ohslund
Melissa Rose
Lorenz Mazon Dumuk
Caleb Zachary Matthews
Tucker
Sibel
Lee Knight Jr
Sevan Boult
Liz Beth

The show starts at 6:30pm at John’s Cafe. 401 Lytton, Palo…

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