15th Annual Brave New Voices Poetry Slam Quarter-Finals | Berkeley
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David Brower Center | 2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA
There are preliminary spoken word poetry bouts and slams that are open to the public. Only four teams will move on to battle for the Brave New Voices crown at the Grand Slam Finals on July 21, 2012, at the Fox Theater in Oakland. Tickets to the Grand Slam are $20.
Thursday, July 19 - 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Free.
Various venues in Berkeley including: David Brower Center, Aurora Theatre Company, The Marsh Arts Center, YMCA PG&E Teen Center, Subterranean Arthouse, Pegasus Books and Hotel Shattuck Plaza.
Over the course of the five days of Brave New Voices there will be an array of events and activities that are primarily open to participants and their mentors, such as open mics, writing and leadership workshops, as well as classes on running non-profits and writing grant proposals for past participants, local educators and nonprofit leaders.
Links: Event detailsCost: FREE
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