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June 2017
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Young Steel Teen Poetry Championship

June 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
City of Asylum Alphabet City Tent, 318 Sampsonia Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States
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Want to win $150, a feature at the Steel City Slam, and the title of Pittsburgh’s first ever teen champion? What you need: Three pieces of original poetry performed in under three minutes each. More rules and registration info? June 4, 2017 3:30PM Alphabet City Tent 318 Sampsonia Way Poets Ages 13-19

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Steel City Slam– LAST CHANCE SLAM

June 6 @ 7:45 pm - 10:45 pm
Capri Pizzeria and Bar, 6001 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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Want to make it to finals? Haven't qualified yet? This is your chance! Tonight's champion will win an automatic spot in the upcoming Grand Slam, in addition to our usual prizes:   $25 for 1st $10 Gift Certificate to Capri Pizzeria for 2nd Hearty applause for 3rd   All you need to compete are three, 3-min poems. Not interested in competing? You can also come read on the open mic, judge the slam, or just watch the poetry!   Signup…

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Poetry Workshop With Steel City Slam

June 13 @ 7:45 pm - 10:45 pm
Capri Pizzeria and Bar, 6001 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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Get ready for the Steel City Poetry Championship on July 15th with the#SteelCitySlam team! We will again break into two groups - a roundtable writing workshop and a performance workshop. Bring a few paper copies of pieces you'd like to work on. Starts at 7:45 FREE!! All Ages Venue, All Ages (including Adult) Content

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Steel City Slam Grand Slam

June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Alphabet City Center, 40 W North Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
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OUR BIGGEST EVENT OF THE YEAR! You do not want to miss this event. 13 of Pittsburgh's best poets enter the arena. Five random members of the audience will be judges and scores will end with one winner who will emerge victorious. The city will choose its representative for the 2017 National Poetry Slam in this 3 round slam. The event takes place in the beautiful City of Asylum's outdoor venue. There will be alcohol, sodas and snacks available for…

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Steel City Slam- COVER SLAM

June 20 @ 7:45 pm - 10:45 pm
Capri Pizzeria and Bar, 6001 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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The only day of the year where plagiarism isn't just allowed - it's required! Tonight has one key rule - all performers must perform "poems" written by someone else. Cover your favorite poem, song, comic book, or nutrition label - anything goes! Cash prize slam! $25 for 1st $10 Gift Certificate to Capri Pizzeria for 2nd Hearty applause for 3rd Not interested in competing? You can also come read on the open mic, judge the slam, or just watch the…

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Steel City Slam

June 27 @ 7:45 pm - 10:45 pm
Capri Pizzeria and Bar, 6001 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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Cash prize slam! $25 for 1st $10 Gift Certificate to Capri Pizzeria for 2nd Hearty applause for 3rd All you need to compete are three, 3-min poems. Not interested in competing? You can also come read on the open mic, judge the slam, or just watch the poetry! Signup at 7:45, show starts at 8:15 $5, All Ages Venue, All Ages (including Adult) Content Slam list caps at 8 poets, open mic at 6 Are you a youth poet? Come…

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July 2017

Steel City Slam

July 11 @ 7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Capri Pizzeria and Bar, 6001 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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Cash prize slam! $25 for 1st $10 Gift Certificate to Capri Pizzeria for 2nd Hearty applause for 3rd All you need to compete are three, 3-min poems. Not interested in competing? You can also come read on the open mic, judge the slam, or just watch the poetry! Signup at 7:45, show starts at 8:15 $5, All Ages Venue, All Ages (including Adult) Content Slam list caps at 8 poets, open mic at 6 Are you a youth poet? Come…

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Steel City Slam

July 18 @ 7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Capri Pizzeria and Bar, 6001 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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Cash prize slam! $25 for 1st $10 Gift Certificate to Capri Pizzeria for 2nd Hearty applause for 3rd All you need to compete are three, 3-min poems. Not interested in competing? You can also come read on the open mic, judge the slam, or just watch the poetry! Signup at 7:45, show starts at 8:15 $5, All Ages Venue, All Ages (including Adult) Content Slam list caps at 8 poets, open mic at 6 Are you a youth poet? Come…

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Steel City Slam

July 25 @ 7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Capri Pizzeria and Bar, 6001 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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Cash prize slam! $25 for 1st $10 Gift Certificate to Capri Pizzeria for 2nd Hearty applause for 3rd All you need to compete are three, 3-min poems. Not interested in competing? You can also come read on the open mic, judge the slam, or just watch the poetry! Signup at 7:45, show starts at 8:15 $5, All Ages Venue, All Ages (including Adult) Content Slam list caps at 8 poets, open mic at 6 Are you a youth poet? Come…

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August 2017

Steel City Slam- Pittsburgh’s NPS Team Feature

August 1 @ 7:45 pm - 10:00 pm
Capri Pizzeria and Bar, 6001 Penn Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 United States
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Cash prize slam! $25 for 1st $10 Gift Certificate to Capri Pizzeria for 2nd Hearty applause for 3rd All you need to compete are three, 3-min poems. Not interested in competing? You can also come read on the open mic, judge the slam, or just watch the poetry! Signup at 7:45, show starts at 8:15 $5, All Ages Venue, All Ages (including Adult) Content Slam list caps at 8 poets, open mic at 6 Are you a youth poet? Come…

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