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OMG, y’all.

Like, seriously, so much OMG.

This Wednesday, March 25, 2015? IT’S OUR FREAKING FINALS. This show is going to be AMAZING.

So amazing, in fact, that we’re relocating for this one day from our usual haunt at Jai Thai to the Fremont Abbey!

So amazing, in fact, that we have NINE POETS ENTERING THE ARENA – the nine poets who’ve made it through our qualifiers and semifinals – and attempting to make it onto our national team!

So amazing, in fact, that the one and only Mighty Mike McGee is featuring!

So amazing, in fact, that we’re pre-selling tickets! Get yours before the show and they’re $5 less – $10 rather than the $15 they’d be at the door. Click here to get your ticket! Do it now… And then come see us on Wednesday for one of the hardest-hitting, best-written, most-OMFG-inspiring shows the NorthBest (and, c’mon, you know that means the whole country) is going to have this entire year!

 

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Rain City Slam is Seattle’s ALL AGES Poetry Slam!

Every WEDNESDAY night, we present an open mic, a poetry slam and a featured poet!

$3 on Slam nights, $5 on Liner Notes showcase nights

Sign ups 7pm, show at 8pm

Jai Thai, 235 Broadway E, Seattle, WA 98102

  Rain City Slam Mission The mission of Rain City Slam is provide a headquarters for Seattle Spoken Word Poets of all ages to create, learn, teach and find a poetry community. Our vision is to establish a safe space where poetry can be discovered, inspired, learned and showcased without boundaries. We provide an open mic that allows any voice to be heard; community showcases that promote new work; writing circles to ensure time, space and support for writing; featured poets to inspire our community as well provide a place for reading and engaging the Seattle community, and a slam competition to assist in artistic growth, build confidence and challenge poets to think about the translation of their work to the rest of the world.   What is a poetry slam? The poetry slam is a competition invented in the 1980s by a Chicago construction worker named Marc Smith [“So what!”] in which performed poetry is judged by five members of the audience. Poets have three minutes to present their original work. The judges will then score the piece anywhere from 0 to 10, evaluating such qualities as performance, content, and originality. The high and low scores of each performance are tossed, and the middle three are added giving the performer their score. Points are deducted for violating the three-minute time limit.