Slam Poetry is Back in Lanark County
The first slam of the 2010 season takes place in Almonte,this Sunday, January 3rd at J.R.'s Downstairs Pub. It starts at 6:30pm and features the top slam team in the country from Ottawa. They call themselves The Recipe and are made up of Ian Keteku, Open Secret, Poetic Speed, Brandon Wint and Rusty Priske. They awed the crowds at the national festival and are sure to do the same in Almonte. These five poets really work as a team, and their poems are a collective poetic experience. Watching them is like watching a finely tuned instrument make beautiful music as if it beauty were a simple thing to create. Their poems are gut-wrenching and magnificently executed. Come out and experience the team that wowed the nation. $5 at the door.
Come out and slam, bring two poems under 3 minutes each to participate in the slam series. Earn a chance to compete in the finals and maybe make it on the team that represents Lanark County in the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word this October, in Ottawa.
There will be an open mic to start the night. If you have never experienced slam poetry before let this be your introduction. Don't miss your chance to see the best slam poets in the country.
Doors open at 6pm.