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Marquette Youth Poets Sweep 2019 VerbQuake Finals

Marquette Youth Poets Sweep 2019 VerbQuake Finals

Sarah Abbas and her Marquette High School teammates, Ella Woods and Megha Sanjay, swept the VerbQuake 2019 Youth Poetry Slam finals winning the team and individual championships in March. Known as Beauty & the Beats within the St. Louis Youth Poetry Slam community, much of their fiery content revealed careful consideration of social identity as…

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UrbArts to Send VerbQuake  to Brave New Voices

UrbArts to Send VerbQuake to Brave New Voices

On April 18th, 2015, Northside-based nonprofit UrbArts awarded Kirkwood’s High School poetry slam team K-Word with a second VerbQuake team championship during the organizations fourth annual youth poetry slam tournament. K-Word scored 112 points out of 120 possible.   Unlike previous champions, K-Word will represent the St. Louis region at an international youth poetry slam…

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UrbArts Opens Northside Arts Venue

UrbArts Opens Northside Arts Venue

SAINT LOUIS, MO. – May 22, 2014 – UrbArts expands their programs-based operation by opening a 2,300 square foot storefront arts venue in the revitalized Crown Square business and residential district of Old North Saint Louis on the city’s Northside. Located at 2600 N. 14th Street, UrbArts will host its grand opening on June 21st…

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K-Word wins, Truth B Told takes Indies

K-Word wins, Truth B Told takes Indies

SAINT LOUIS, Mo. — April 19, 2014 — Kirkwood High School’s poetry slam team – K-Word – wins third annual VerbQuake Grand Slam and Hazelwood West student Truth B Told captures individual championship. Poems critiquing government inaction on immigration policy to the sexual objectification of women were seared into the consciousness of over 100 audience…

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Top Teams Set for 3rd VerbQuake Grand Slam

Top Teams Set for 3rd VerbQuake Grand Slam

Saint Louis, MO – April 1, 2014 – Four teams of high school poets will vie for the Grand Slam championship during poetry month at the Missouri History Museum. K-Word of Kirkwood High School, Slam Cats of Hazelwood West, Cardinal Ritter College Preparatory and Cleveland NJROTC emerged from tournament competition in March to sling metaphors…

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