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UrbSLAM finishes top ten in first trip to National Poetry Slam

UrbSLAM finishes top ten in first trip to National Poetry Slam

UrbSLAM competed and finished in the top ten in the twenty-fifth annual National Poetry Slam held in Oakland, California in August, against a field of seventy-two teams from throughout the United States and Canada. Additionally, former UrbSLAM champion JayLuvve won the individual slam championship at the Southern Fried Regional Poetry Slam tournament of thirty-two teams…

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STL Picks 2014 UrbSLAM Team

STL Picks 2014 UrbSLAM Team

SAINT LOUIS, MO. – April 26, 2014 – Top spoken word poets battled with piercing literary devices to win their place on the 2014 UrbSLAM touring team at UrbSLAM Final Stage held at Legacy Books and Café. Chris Ware took the top prize as UrbSLAM champion, beating out five other contestants for the distinction. The…

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New Format for UrbPoetry

New Format for UrbPoetry

Call it water for poetry. UrbPoetry is offering a new element in Legacy’s 14th year of Friday night poetry. After the DJ spins and the band plays, poets are invited to perform poems without a host introducing them. This is a shout-out to Legacy’s early days of Spoken Word Groove where the host would open the…

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