Voltage! Open Mic & Slam @ Janus College Preparatory & Arts Academies Inc, Milwaukee [from 19 January to 16 March]

Voltage! Open Mic & Slam

- 16
18:00 - 20:30

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Janus College Preparatory & Arts Academies Inc
161 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203
Friday, January 19th, we're back at it again!!! Come out for a good time with your SWC family! Hit the open mic or slam for $100 in cash prizes. This month is the PAGE POET slam! In this slam, poets are encouraged to READ from PAPER!

Slam participants must sign in before 6:30. First 10 poets to sign up are guaranteed to slam.

Slam Rules (25 & Under):
▪ Poets must perform their own original works.
▪ No music, costumes or props allowed.
▪ Poets should not make any introductions or preambles for their poem. They should simply speak their name into the mic and begin. Timing begins with the first word after the poet speaks their name.
▪ Time limit is 3 minutes, 30 seconds. A half point will be deducted for every 5 seconds past the time limit.
▪ In the event of a tie, poets should have a third poem prepared.
▪ Five judges will assign each poem a score of up to 10 points.
▪ The highest and lowest scores are dropped, leaving the remaining three scores
as the poet’s score. Thus, the highest score that any poet could earn is 30.

Don't forget: If you don't want to slam, feel free to sign up on the open mic list. The list is open for signup all night! Bring your friends!!! (It's even more fun when you bring the squad!)
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