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Hola ABQ Poetry People!
THIS FRIDAY NIGHT is the December edition of FINAL FRIDAY -- and the annual HAIKU DETHMATCH Championship!
It's head-to-head poetry warfare, haiku style! Seventeen syllable battling with the top qualifiers from the ABQSlams' Fall Haiku qualifying season, culminating with a hear-to-head battle for the title, hosted by National Poetry Slam Haiku Champion and three-time Albuquerque Poetry Slam team member and captain Mathew John Conley (plus a feature by MJC himself!)
To warm up the show: a youth poetry slam exhibition featuring the Duke City Youth Poets versus Silver City's HARDCORPS youth slam team! Plus music by DJ Smartiepants. Final Friday is sponsored by ABQSlams, Essential Elements, Winning Coffee Co., Warehouse 508 and Bradley's Books! opens with a youth poetry slam exhibition, featuring the Duke City Youth Poets versus Silver City's HARDCORPS youth slam team!
This all happens Friday, Dec 18, 7 p.m. (sign-up at 6:30) @Winning Coffee
WRITING INTENSIVE with MATHEW JOHN CONLEY, Saturday, Dec. 19, 10 am, WAREHOUSE 508, 508 First St. NW. Free to the first 20 youth poets who RSVP at 505.379.2666 or at the door $10 for writers over 21 years of age.
For information on the slam or the writing intensive call/text 505.379.2666 or email info@abqslams. org.
FINAL FRIDAY future schedule:
· Friday, JAN. 29 -- featuring Bonafide Rojas from
· Friday, FEB. 26 -- featuring ABQWOW Women's City champion Brooke von Blomberg!