Workshops for all spoken word artists

Our new Be Better Or Whatever workshops will teach you about the many ways you can be a
stronger writer and performer. They’re always all-ages and $5

What you need to know about the TPS Team competing at the National Poetry Slam in Denver!

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 8:00pm

This year, the U.S. National Poetry Slam is in Denver and will feature 80 teams battling it out in a week-long poetry slam.

Our Team will be competing on Aug 8 and Aug 10, and even though you might not be able to make it to Denver, we want all our fans to cheer on our team from home!

We will also try to keep our fans posted via Twitter @TOpoetryslam during the bouts.

On Aug 8, the TPS Team will square off against: Reno Poetry Slam, Slam Free or Die, and Montevallo Poetry Slam.
On Aug 10 the Team will bout against: Dada Slam, Steel City Slam and FTW Slam.

Celebrate Pride with our Pride Month Slam on June 24!

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 8:00pm

We want to celebrate Pride with our fans at our special June 24 slam!

We can't wait to have on our stage two incredible poets who are no stranger to the Drake: Rabbit Richards, hailing from Montreal, and Kay Kassirer, repping Vancouver and a former TPS Team member.

The slam stage and open mic slots are available to you, budding poets and storytellers, and bring your words to the Drake on June 24, with doors at 7pm and signup at 730pm.

$7 cover.

Hosted by the hilarious Charlie Petch

The Annual Story Slam featuring Rob Gee from the UK!

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 7:00pm

That's right, our annual STORY SLAM returns!

2 rounds. Only poets with two narrative-style pieces should compete. Cumulative score.

Host TBD

And we are excited to feature a UK star! Multi-award winning stand up poet, writer, crowd-pleaser and all round good egg. Rob Gee's is the only performance ever to have instigated a fight at the Leamington Spa Peace Festival.

Doors/signup 7pm show 730pm


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