"The Hear, Here! Slam at Cottonwood is a dynamic evening featuring a short open-mic, a featured artist, and 8-10 poets competing in a friendly arena with their best performance poetry in hopes of earning a spot on the 2014 Colorado Springs National Poetry Team! All-ages, all welcome, uncensored, $5 suggested donation, none turned away!"
6:00 - Doors
6:15 - Workshop
7:00 - List opens up
7:15 - Short Open Mic
7:45 - Feature performance
8:05 - Break
8:15 - Slam! (until approximately 9:30 p.m.)
Come every Third Friday to Cottonwood Center for the Arts for The Hear, Here! Slam and Open Mic!!!
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This too! Youth Poetry Event this Saturday!
Hear, Here!, in partnership with the City of Colorado Springs, is hosting two Youth Poetry Slam events leading up to the formation of the team that will represent the Pikes Peak Region at the 2015 International youth poetry slam stage in Atlanta, GA, July 15-19.
After a successful series of workshops with local area high school youth, Hear, Here! is incredibly excited for the Youth Semifinal Slam on March 28th.
This event will be hosted at Colorado College in the Cornerstone Arts Center (Richard F. Celeste Theater, 825 N. Cascade Ave.) with doors opening at 6:30 pm and the event starting at 7:00 pm.
The top eighteen poets (see below for info on registering poets) from various schools in the Pikes Peak region will grace the stage with a poem apiece for a chance to earn one of nine spots on the finals stage in April. “Celebrity” judges from the local community will judge the slam. This event is FREE and open to the public, all ages welcome.
More about us here www.wheretohear.org
Thanks given again Indy for your support. We are all helping meet the needs of the commUnity!
Thanks for the great review that caused me to stop "viewing" this place as I passed and actually head in to review my self and it passed...with flying flavors!!! So much love in the people, space, art, music, drinks, and food!!! I left feeling fully satisfied from soles to soul!
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"...breakfast hours will bring comfort-food goodies like Krispy Kreme doughnuts, chicken-and-waffles and banana-cream pancakes..."
This is going to be one crazy ride!!! commUNITY! For the people by the people!!!!
godspeed Abby, I was not able to make it out to the Writers Reading Series, but heard great things :-D!!! On the future of Local Poetry...Well, I encourage all to head to Poetry 719 on facebook (https://www.facebook.com/groups/1894817377…) then get out and see whats going down at "Hear Here" where nationally known and locally loved poets, share stories, food, smiles, and receive nothing but love. All Ages All Welcome. We have featured Nationally Top Ranked Slam Poets, Backyard, back pourch storytellers, an underground poet laureate, alongside open mic poets ranging from grandmoms to grandkids from all walks of life "Hear Here" (Link below) is every second and third saturday at the Movement Arts Community Studio 525 E. Fountain Blvd, Suite 150, Colorado Springs, CO 80903 6:00pm workshop 7:30pm Open Mic. Come connect to build and experience a place where you can just be. :-D Thanks again Abby for all you have contributed and know that voices are being found and heard HERE :-D https://www.facebook.com/events/3419844291…
******Hear Here has moved*******
HOUSE WARMING THE 24th OF MARCH!!!!
@Movement Arts Community Studio 525 E. Fountain Blvd., #150
Bring your ears, peers, a candle (to donate in celebration of a the new space) and a homemade finger-food dish (if you'd like)...It'll be a night of poetry, music, special guest features, and nothing but good people coming together to connect to build!!!!
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