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Poetry Slam in Wellsville on April 21


Allegany Arts Association hosts “slam” at David A Howe 6pm

Do you write poetry or music ? This could be your chance to win some extra cash and polish your “art.” The Joanne Allen and Adam Gayhart Memorial Poetry Slam is open to all original work and happening tomorrow, Thursday April 21st.

Interested ? You can contact event organizer Kathryn Ross or register at the event. Pre-registration is not required but recommended.

What is a poetry slam? “slam poetry, a form of performance poetry that combines the elements of performance, writing, competition, and audience participation. It is performed at events called poetry slams, or simply slams.”

Here is an example of a great “slam”:

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