Thursday, February 04, 2010

BlackPearlPoetry hosts TREETOP POETRY FESTIVAL Thursday and Friday!

Every year cities all over the country send teams to the National Poetry Slam.
In order to do so, they have to compete against other teams in their area beforehand.
Every year this happens in Flagstaff, AZ.

This year Black Pearl Poetry serves as the host for the 2010 Treetop Poetry Festival!

This is a multiple day event which starts on Weds and runs on until Saturday!

THURSDAY is the first day of competition like you've never seen here before. This is the first multiple team bout of its' kind to happen in the metro valley area so come and be a part of history!

THURSDAY'S bout will be held at BlackPearlPoetryTempeThursday at the MADCAP Theaters, from 7:30-10:30.

730 S. Mill Ave
Tempe, AZ

There will be music and an OPEN MIC, but come out on time if you want to sign up and read!

Then you get to watch three teams, that's TWELVE POETS battle on behalf of their cities!

BlackPearlPoetry (Phoenix/Tempe)

In this mix you have former World Poetry Slam Champions, National Poetry Slam Semi-Finalists and Finalists, Southwest Shootout Champions, Great Plains Poetry Slam Champions, HBO Def Poets and more!

If you've been wondering what a poetry slam looks like, feels like, sounds like, then this is your chance to witness it all!

Admission for this event is ONLY FIVE DOLLARS!

(think of it as having 12 featured poets in one night from all over just to please you)

We only ask you a few things-

bring cash for the poets merchandise
bring friends, lots of friends
be ready to cheer, scream, and act a fool
be ready to never look at poetry the same again!

See you this Thursday night!