Poetry Battle of (all) the Sexes


root - Posted on 22 May 2008

POOR Magazine Produkshuns presents...Poetry Battle of (ALL) the Sexes this Valentines Day!

by PNN Staff

To register in advance using the form below:



$20.00 ENTRANCE FEE TO FIGHT IN THE RING


$15.00 SPECTATOR FEE (Or whatever you can
afford)


Each contender and/or spectator must register separately.






If you know who you would like to get in the ring with or for more information when you are done registering please email us at deeandtiny@poormagazine.org or call 415-863-6306.

On this day normally equated with cutesy hallmark cards, flowers and candy, challenge your partner (or future partner) to a battle of spoken word, hip hop, poetry and/or flowetry in the ring!

If you don't have a partner we'll hook you up!

Opening love poem by undefeated champ, Devorah Major

Featuring lightweight contenders TINY VS. TONY.

Other featured poetry contenders include:
JEWNBUG (HEAVYWEIGHT), LEROY MOORE (WELTERWEIGHT), JOEL TAN (LIGHTWEIGHT), JAMES TRACY (WELTERWEIGHT), MUTEADO, RUPERT ESTANISLAO, JAY PUGAO, RUYATA, QUEENNANDI,VIVIAN HAIN, MARVIN CRUTCHFIELD, BYRON GAFFORD, As well as members of the Po' Poets project of POOR and the Molotov Mouths and many more!

REFEREE/RING ANNOUNCER:
JACK HIRCHSMAN (Poet Laureate of SF)

PANEL OF JUDGES:
AL ROBLES, GENNY LIM AND MANY MORE...

First, second and third place poems will be published in the SF Bay Guardian and in POOR Magazine online.

$100 cash prize for first place! (second $50 and third $25)

A POOR Magazine Produkshun -Sponsored by San Francisco Bay Guardian, The Beat Museum, City Lights Foundation; Co-Sponsor: Western Regional Advocacy Project (WRAP)

WHEN: Thursday Feb 14 @ 7:30 p.m.

WHERE: The Beat Museum - 540 Broadway (at Columbus) in North Beach

ENTRANCE FEE TO FIGHT IN THE RING: $20.00

Sign up with a partner for $30.00!

SPECTATOR FEE: $15.00 (No-one turned away for lack of funds)

ALL PROCEEDS GO TO SUPPORT POOR Magazine, a non-profit, grassroots arts organization dedicated to providing revolutionary media access, arts education and advocacy to communities struggling with poverty and racism locally and globally.

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