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I've seen poetry jams, and they're like one-person stage shows. It's engaging and powerful, not academic and confusing, I promise. 11am-4pm. . Library, 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA . See the Johnny Monsarrat prank on Chris!
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Cambridge Poetry Jam

Saturday, May 5, 2012

11:00am - 4:00pm

Location: Cambridge Public Library Main Branch

Community Meeting Room & Lecture Hall

449 Broadway

Celebrate poetry and the local poet community in recognition and observance of National Poetry Month. Hosted by Toni Bee, Cambridge Poet Populist, the Cambridge Poetry Jam features local and national poets, representing various poetic genres: Traditional Poetry (11am-12:00 Noon), Multilingual Poetry (Noon-1:00pm), Slam/Spoken Word (1:00-2:00pm), Poetry Music Mash-up (2:00-3:00pm), and Free Verse (3:00-4:00pm). This event is free and open to the public.

:: 3rd Annual Cambridge Poetry Jam Press Release

:: View and download photos of Poet Populist Toni Bee

:: View the event flyer


Traditional Poetry (11:00am-12:00pm)

Marc Zegans

Owen Grey

Gayle Roby

Multilingual Poetry (12:00-1:00pm)

Tontongi (from the Liberation Poets)

Enzo Surin

Limin Mo

Debbie Wiess

Danielle Legros Georges

Slam/Spoken Word (1:00-2:00pm)

Nyasia Armand


Peter Payack

Poetry Music Mash-up (2:00-3:00pm)

Regie Gibson

Paul Stone

Sheri Fife

Mignon Ariel King

Brenda Walcott (from the Liberation Poets)

Aldo Tambellini (from the Liberation Poets)

Free Verse (3:00-4:00pm)

Neil Callender

Charles Coe

Jean-Dany Joachim

Richard Cambridge (from the Liberation Poets)

Marc Goldfinger (from the Liberation Poets)

Irene Koronas

Jason Wright

*Please note that the schedule is subject to change.

Contact: Julie Barry, Director of Community Arts at or 617-349-4381

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