Dallas Slam “Old vs. New” Slam

Dallas Slam “Old vs. New” Slam
When: July 2nd, 2010
Where: Back Beat Cafe

Dallas Poetry Slam Founder, Clebo Rainey, will participate in the Dallas Slam warm up for their upcoming National competition:

Past Dallas Grand Slam Champions slated to perform include GNO, Twain, Nnamdi, Nastasha and 2008, 2009 Individual World Poetry Slam Champion and European World Cup Poetry Slam Champion, Joaquin Zihuatanejo.

The “Old vs New” Slam is part of the team’s preparations for the National Poetry Slam in St. Paul, Minnesota, representing the City of Dallas. The 2010 Dallas Poetry Slam team will test their mettle against wordsmiths of former teams.

Patrons will experience beatnik style poetry from Clebo Rainey, the celebrated founder of “Dallas Poetry Slam and Dallas’ first underground record store “Metamorphosis Records”, whose poetry was influenced by the likes of Allen Ginsberg and Lawrence Ferlinghetti who questioned mainstream politics and culture.

Hosted by HBO Def Poet and Dallas Poetry Slam organizer, Roderick “Rock Baby” Goudy.

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