at Café May, 876 Dundas Street West
Toronto's only monthly Youth Poetry Slam, BAM!, is back in full effect.
Hosted by Patrick de Belen
INTERESTED IN COMPETING? Rules of a BAM! Poetry Slam are quite simple. Bring 3 poems, just in case. There we will have 12 slots open for youth poets ages 12-19 - 2-3 rounds (based on number of competitors), 3 minutes with a 10 second grace period for every poet to drop their fire, with a 0.5 penalty for every 10 seconds afterwards. No props, no instruments, etc.
There is an OPEN MIC available for ALL AGES for anyone that wants to share his or her works on stage!
INTERESTED IN QUALIFYING FOR THE BAM! TEAM? Basically, from now monthly to September, finishing 1st will get 5 points, 2nd place gets 3 points, 3rd place gets 2 points, and the remaining youth slammers gets 1 point. In October, the top 12 point leaders in descending order will be invited to our October semi finals to compete to be on the BAM! Toronto Youth Poetry Slam Team! Priority will be given to those who have competed 2 months or more.
SO COME THRU AND BRING A FRIEND OR TWO! Let’s pack the house and have a great time! You will not regret it. There will be fire, blood and poetry! See you there!
Featured Performer: Dalia Dargazli
Dalia Dargazli is a singer-songwriter, and producer in Toronto. She brews her music in her home studio. With fine taste and intricate emotion, you're promised a delightful sound, filled with lots of love.. Or anger/sadness. She is @daliadmusic everywhere, and you can find her on Spotify, iTunes, Applemusic- you name it, but listening to her music you must obey the rule: You either love it or hate it.