Steel City Grand SlamSunday, March 29, 2020 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
The Pittsburgh Poetry Collective is proud to present The Steel City GRAND SLAM! featuring the best spoken word poets the Steel City has to offer!
The Steel City Slam brings the city’s top 13 poets together to battle it out!
The top 4 scoring poets from this annual GRAND SLAM show will create a team to represent the Steel City in our regional tournament – RUSTBELT. The Rustbelt Regional Poetry Slam is a 2-day poetry competition bringing poets from around the country to the Midwest to share poetry and camaraderie. This year’s event is June 2020 in Cleveland, OH and Steel City Team plans to BRING THE HEAT!
The Pittsburgh Poetry Collective charges $10 / Doors open at 5:00 PM
Lori Beth Jones has been serving sass and celebration almost weekly as a longtime emcee and co-slammaster of the Steel City Poetry Slam. Always seeking to share her love of performance and community, she is a founding member of the Cultural District 2 Committee, a group that is devoted to bringing arts events to Pittsburgh’s western neighborhoods. Lori Beth got involved in Pittsburgh’s poetry community because of her natural talent for filling out forms on time and stayed for the Liner Notes showcase. She can also be found co-producing the monthly Poetry & Pints reading that encourages first-time and new readers of all genres.