Poetry Calendar – January 2011

Another update: the Speak Easy event has been postponed until next month so the host could welcome his newborn nephew into the world. Congrats Tui.

January 6th:
First Thursday Hawaii Slam
Hosted by Kealoha
Qualifying slam, top two poets qualify for First Thursday Grand Slam Finals
Fresh Cafe Warehouse (831 Queen St)
Poet sign-in 7:30, show 8:30
$3 before 8:30, $5 after
All ages

January 8th:
Youth Speaks Hawaii 2nd SATurday Slam
Featuring Harrison Ines
Hosted by Sterling Higa
Qualifying slam, contributes to seeding for Youth Speaks Hawaii Grand Slam Finals
Arts @ Mark’s Garage (1159 Nuuanu Ave)
Doors open 2:30, show 3:00
All ages

January 21st:
Youth Speaks Hawaii Winterscholastic Slam
Featuring poetry teams from Farrington, Kaiser, Kaimuki, Kalani and Waianae high schools
Hosted by Travis T
Music by DJ Maxxx
Farrington High School Auditorium (1564 North King St)
Doors open 6:30, show 7:00
Ticket prices $5 pre-sale, $7 at the door
All ages

January 26th:
Speak Easy
Hosted by Tui-Z
The Venue (1146 Bethel St)
Brand new regular slam every 4th Wednesday
Show begins at 7:00pm
$5 cover

January 29th:
Hawaii Theatre Slam
Hosted by Bridget Gray, Travis T and Jesse Lipman
Hawaii Theatre, 2nd floor (1130 Bethel St)
Qualifying slam, top poets qualify for the Hawaii Theatre Slam Finals
Poet sign-in 6:30, show 7:00
All ages

As always, Wednesday Workshop every Wednesday from 4:30 – 6:00pm, Arts @ Mark’s Garage, facilitated by Darron Cambra. Free.

To add or change events on the calendar please send the information to youthspeakshawaii(at)gmail.com

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