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David vs Goliath Slam

Join us for a one of a kind fundraising event featuring The Beltway Poetry Slam Team and Split This Rock's DC Youth Slam Team in a spirited poetry battle -- The David vs. Goliath Slam! Don't miss this amazing night of performance by DC's top spoken word artists. This special event, sponsored by DC's only Poetry Slam, Inc. certified slam event and Split This Rock, helps raise money for the 2017 Beltway Poetry Slam Team's trip to Denver, CO for the National Poetry Slam (August 8-12) and the 2017 DC Youth Slam Team's participation in Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Festival in Oakland, CA (July 19-23).

This will be a head to head battle of team David (the youth) vs team Goliath (the adult poets) in 7 rounds of poetry and fun!
Hosted by: Pages Matam
Sounds by: DJ PLOT TWIST on the 1s & 2s

June 27th 2017, doors open 8:30 pm

Cheer on your favorite team! Support the incredible youth & adult poets representing DC nationally this year!

The David vs. Goliath Slam
Tuesday, July 27 at 9pm
Doors open at 8:30 pm
Busboys and Poets Brookland
625 Monroe St NE
Washington, DC

Cost: Only $10 in advance! $15 at the door.

Purchase tickets online at Eventbrite or at door (if available). This event will sell out!

Logo for ASL interpretation -- two hands signing the word American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will be provided.

Sponsored by Busboys and Poets, The Beltway Poetry Slam, Split This Rock, and The DC Youth Slam Team.