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Rhythmic Cypher Poetry Slam Team Benefit
St. Lawrence Arts
Portland, ME
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Rhythmic Cypher Poetry Slam Team Benefit
Featuring Urbana Director and Write Bloody Published Poet, Jeanann Verlee
with music by Au Contraire & James Rossi
Also featuring performances by the 2013 Rhythmic Cypher Slam Team and Youth Poets Showcase

Advance tickets:  $10
Door:  $15

All proceeds go to benefit the Rhythmic Cypher Poetry Slam Team which will compete in the 2013 National Poetry Slam in Boston/Cambridge, MA in August

For more information on Rhythmic Cypher go to:  http://poetrising.wordpress.com/
For more information on the featured peformer go to:  http://jeanannverlee.com/

JEANANN VERLEE is an author, performance poet, editor, and former punk rocker who collects tattoos and kisses Rottweilers. She is author of Racing Hummingbirds (Write Bloody Publishing), which earned the Independent Publisher Book Award Silver Medal in Poetry. Verlee is also winner of the Sandy Crimmins National Prize for Poetry and has twice been nominated for a Pushcart. Her work appears in a number of journals, including The New York Quarterly, Rattle, failbetter, and >kill author, among others. She is a poetry editor for Union Station Magazine and director of Urbana Poetry Slam in New York City. Verlee holds a number of local and national slam titles and has represented New York City nine times under both NYC-Urbana and NYC-louderARTS at the National Poetry Slam, Individual World Poetry Slam, and Women of the World Poetry Slam. She believes in you.

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St. Lawrence Arts (View)
76 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04101
United States


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