Southwest Shootout Regional Poetry Slam

Southwest Shootout Regional Poetry Slam
When: June 11th, 2010
Where: Kessler Theater

The Southwest Shootout is a regional poetry competition held every year in a different city in the Southwestern United States, ranging from Arizona, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. Teams of poets compete against each other in a 4 round preliminary bout on June 11th. The top four teams move on to the Final Poetry Slam on the 12th. Over the past 7 years, these teams have consistently placed in the finals at the National Poetry Slam. A number of Russell Simmon’s HBO “Def Poetry Jam” poets will be participating in this competition. This will be the second time in three years for Dallas to host this event. Price: $10 all inclusive ticket for both nights. $7 advanced purchase final ticket for Saturday only, $10 at the door on Final Night.

Music/Arts – Recital


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