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2014 Southwest Shootout Regional Poetry Slam Tournament and Festival
Expressions-EWCOC (and Houston VIP Poetry Slam) and DiverseWorks present the 2014 Southwest Shootout Regional Poetry Slam Tournament and Festival, June 13 & 14.
The Southwest Shootout is a regional poetry slam tournament and showcase with artists representing the greater Southwest United States. Twenty-five teams from the southwest descend on Houston this summer to prove who is the biggest poetic baddie of them all.
Featuring the following teams: Albuquerque Poetry Slam, Red Dirt Poetry Slam (Oklahoma City, OK), Meta-four Houston, Eclectic Truth (Baton Rouge, LA), Austin Neo-Soul, Backup PlanView more
Workshops and Open Mics: $5 at the door
Preliminary Bouts: $10
Finals Pass: $20
The Outlaw: $60
The Outlaw is an all-access pass and covers entrance to workshops, bouts, side events, late-nite events, and finals.
The Partner: $45
The Partner pass covers entrance to preliminary bouts and workshops throughout the festival.
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
Additional time info:
Friday, June 13:
Workshops begin at 11 am; Preliminary Slams begin at 7 pm; Indy Slams begin at 9 pm; late nite events begin at 10 pm
Saturday, June 14:
Workshops begin at 10 am; Southwest Shootout Poetry Slam Finals begin at 7 pm; Afterparty sponsored by Buffalo Bayou Brewery at 10 pm
Various, Houston, TX 77001