Muse Poetry Slam! (March 24)

03/24/2018 - 6:00pm
03/24/2018 - 10:00pm


The Muse Collective is hosting its
First Annual Poetry Slam!

 

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In collaboration with The Art League of Long Island, Muse will be hosting an East-Meets-West Coast style slam! Long Island’s powerful poetry tradition has inspired us to create a gathering of our region’s most dynamic performers in one space for a celebration of the art form, and a friendly spirit of competition.
14 Poets will compete! 5 Judges will be chosen at random from the audience!

POETS MUST COMPLETE ONLINE SUBMISSION BY MARCH 10TH FOR THE CHANCE TO COMPETE! https://www.smarterentry.com/CallsForEntry/ALLI

•$15 submission fee includes admission + 2 chances to compete to win a cash prize, art prizes, & more
•7 poets selected from submissions
•7 poets chosen through live lottery @ 6:30pm on 3/24- You must submit to be included in the lottery!
•Submit 2 pieces (audio or video of performance, 3 mins max.) online at https://www.smarterentry.com/CallsForEntry/ALLI
•All ages and genres of poetry are welcome!

Your submission acts as a ticket as well as your opportunity to be chosen in the slam so if you want to compete you must submit! In addition to your ticket into the event on 3/24, all applicants will have the opportunity to be chosen by lottery for 7 wild card slots - a second opportunity to compete! Poets will compete for a cash prize, art prints and other goodies.

ON THE DAY OF THE SLAM-
Accepted poets and anyone hoping to be chosen in the lottery must:
•Come prepared with up to 6 pieces available to read
•Read from memory or from paper- No Phones