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Tuesday, August 7, 2012

National Poetry Slam schedule

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE (This schedule will change)

 DATE/TIME EVENT

Monday, August 6, 2012 
2:00pm – 5:00pm Registration  (Holiday Inn Center City) 
 6:00pm – 7:00pm Poet Orientation (Holiday Inn Center City)
9pm – Until Welcome Party

 Tuesday, August 7, 2012 
8:30am – 9:30am Tai Chi
10:30am – 2:00pm Registration (Holiday Inn Center City)
10:30am – 12:00pm How to Care for Your Voice Workshop
12:00pm – 2:00pm Writing 101 Workshop
1:00pm – 3:00pm Open ASL Showcase
2:00pm – 4:00pm Entertainment Law Workshop
3:00pm – 5:00pm Point of Origin Reading
3:30pm – 4:30pm Poet Orientation (Holiday Inn Center City)
7:00pm – 9:00pm Round 1 Preliminary Bouts
9:00pm – 11:00pm Round 2 Preliminary Bouts
11:00pm – 2:00am Erotic Slam
11:00pm – 2:00am Slam Master vs. Rookie Slam (cash prize)

 Wednesday, August 8, 2012 
 8:30am – 9:30am Tai Chi
  10:30am – 12:00pm “Workshopping the Workshop” Workshop
 12:00pm – 2:00pm Writing 101 Workshop  
1:00pm – 3:00pm Recovery & Remembrance Reading
 2:00pm – 4:00pm International Booking Workshop
 3:00pm – 5:00pm Haiku Prelims  
7:00pm – 9:00pm Round 3 Preliminary Bouts  
9:00pm – 11:00pm Round 4 Preliminary Bouts  
11:00pm – 2:00am    Hip Hop Night  
11:00pm – 2:00am Beauty Vs. Brawn (cash prize)

Thursday, August 9, 2012 
 8:30am – 9:30am Tai Chi  
10:30am – 12:00pm Workshop
 12:00pm – 2:00pm Writing 101 Workshops
 1:00pm – 3:00pm Nerd Slam
  2:00pm – 4:00pm How to Make touring worth it! Workshop
 3:00pm – 5:00pm Haiku Prelims
  5:00pm-7:00pm Chow Down Uptown
 7:00pm – 9:00pm Round 5 Preliminary Bouts  
 9:00pm – 11:00pm Round 6 Preliminary Bouts
  11:00pm – 2:00am Encyclopedia Show  
11:30pm – 2:00am Monologue Slam (cash prize)  

Friday, August 10, 2012
 8:30am – 9:30am Tai Chi  
10:00am –2:00pm SlamMasters Meeting
 10:30am – 12:00pm Art as Business Workshop
 12:00pm – 2:00pm Writing 101 Workshop  
1:00pm – 3:00pm Day at the Museum Slam (guided tours or art installations)
  3:30pm – 5:00pm Haiku Finals (cash prize)
 8:00pm – 10:00pm Semi-Finals
  10:00pm – 1:00am Group Finals

Saturday, August 11, 2012 
10:00am – noon Slam Family Meeting  
Noon – 2:00pm Youth Slam  
Noon – 4:00pm Slam Family Picnic
 8:00pm – 11:00pm  FINALS  
11:00pm – Until Closing Party


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