This is the official blog of Northern Arizona slam poet Christopher Fox Graham. Begun in 2002, and transferred to blogspot in 2006, FoxTheBlog has recorded more than 670,000 hits since 2009. This blog cover's Graham's poetry, the Arizona poetry slam community and offers tips for slam poets from sources around the Internet. Read CFG's full biography here. Looking for just that one poem? You know the one ... click here to find it.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

It's not Shark Week - it's GumptionFest

The Great White Shark is nature's most perfect killer. GumptionFest is a grassroots arts festival in Sedona.

What's their relationship? Find out at GumptionFest V, being held from 10 a.m. to well after midnight on both Friday and Saturday, Sept. 11 and 12.

"Live every week like Shark Week. Live every weekend like it's GumptionFest."
- Jacques Cousteau

GumptionFest V
  • Fifth annual event takes place Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 11 and 12.
  • Activities last all day at several venues along Coffee Pot Drive.
  • Admission is free. All art and music is supplied by donation.
  • All amateur and professional artists are invited to participate.
  • To volunteer, participate or for more information, e-mail

To compete in GumptionFest's Poetry Slam or Haiku Death Match, e-mail:

To participate, volunteer or for more information about GumptionFest V, e-mail or visit GumptionFest on Facebook.

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