Southwest Shootout Tournament Rules
Individual Tournament Rules: 3 minute time limit with 10-second-grace-period, no props, no musical accompaniment, no costumes. 5 Judges, high & low score dropped, 3 median scores added to give the poet their score. .5 point deduction for every 10-second interval the poet gives over time. 4 poems needed to win. 2 Poems for Preliminaries, 2 […]
15th Annual Southwest Shootout Poetry Slam
Albuquerque, NM – ABQ Slams, The City of Albuquerque Cultural Services Dept., The Kimo Theater, and Zullo’s Bistro are proud to present the 2018 Southwest Shootout Poetry Slam Championship — the biggest night of slam poetry in Albuquerque this year on Friday & Saturday, July 20th & 21st at 7:00 pm. Poetry Slam is the […]
ABQ Slams Grand Slam Championship @ The Outpost Performance Space
April 2nd, 7:30 PM, Outpost Performance Space Watch Albuquerque’s top 10 poets square off to represent The Duke City at The National Poetry Slam in August. Tickets available at www.outpostspace.org Don’t miss it! Competing Poets: Audrey Tobyas, Eva Crespin, Mercedez Holtry, Robin Reynolds, Avery Frank, Damien Flores, Marcial Delgado, Kae Piller, Brooke Von Blomberg, and […]
Poetry and Beer @ Tractor Brewing Wells Park 9-8-15
Don’t miss Poetry and Beer! Open mic and Poetry Slam!
ABQ Slams Grand Slam Finalists
The following poets will be competing in next week’s Grand Slam Championship at The Outpost Performance Space: Khalid Binsunni Megan Young Damien Flores Mercedez Holtry Brooke Von Blomberg Don McIver Aaron Cuffee Mark Wright Gigi Bella Matthew Brown Last Chance Winner
ABQ Slams Grand Slam Championship
Slam Legend, Jason Carney, will host the ABQ Slams Grand Slam Championship at The Outpost Performance Space on March 28th. Doors @ 7PM Show @7:30 This show WILL sell out. Go to www.outpostspace.org for ticket information.
Women of the World Poetry Slam: Night 2
Bouts begin tonight at 7 and 9PM in Downtown Burque Stereo Bar Flying Star Downtown and Tricklock Performance Laboratory. Go to http://wowps2015.com for more info
Women of the World Poetry Slam: Night 1
Bouts begin tonight at 7 and 9PM in Downtown Burque The Draft Station will be our alternate venue in place of Stereo Bar. Flying Star Downtown and Tricklock Performance Laboratory. Go to http://wowps2015.com for more info
Women of the World Poetry Slam Last Chance Slam 3/18
This month’s Loboslam is cancelled so we can support The WOW Last Chance Slam @ Stereo Bar. And remember, The WOW Last Chance Slam is open to all self-identifying women. Burqueñas, go slam and win that last spot in WOWPS! Go to the Women of the World Poetry Slam website for more details.
Loboslam Championship at Final Friday W/ Manuel Gonzalez
The Final Friday Poetry Slam will host the Loboslam Championship on January 30th at Winning Coffee Co. Watch the best collegiate poets battle to represent Central New Mexico Community College and The University of New Mexico at CUPSI, The College Unions Poetry Slam. Out special guest feature will be Manuel Gonzalez, promoting his new book, […]