Skip to content →

Tag: slamlandia

Slamlandia March Literary Arts ft. SJ

Join us on MARCH 12TH for a Thursday Poetry Open Mic and Slam! Doors and sign-ups are at 6:30 PM Get there on time to get a spot in the open mic or slam! Show begins at 7:00 PM Literary Arts 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 This show is all ages. Please see our Accessibility and Safer Space info below. No door admission. We will have a feature from the incredible Cheryl Maddalena! Sarah Jean Valiquette is a Canadian actor, poet, photographer, fight director, and Pisces, as well as the creator and curator of (re)markable project. SJ has studied at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and the Banff Centre for the Arts and has a BFA in theatre from the University of…

Comments closed

Slamlandia Semi Finals ft. Lee Chapman

Join us on MARCH 5th for our semi final slam at Rocking Frog Cafe! Doors at 6:00 PM For this one off show, there will not be an open mic and the slam will be closed – so no sign ups! Show begins at 6:30 PM. Rocking Frog Cafe 2511 SE Belmont St. Portland, OR 97214 This show is all ages. Please see our Accessibility and Safer Space info below. There is a $1-5 suggested donation. This show will determine which four poets move on to our Grand Slam on April 5th. We will see the following eight poets compete for the top four slots: — Ty Brack — Red O’Hare — Stephen Meads — Space — Vivian Knezevich — Sarah Bat — Josh Gross…

Comments closed

Slamlandia February Literary Arts ft. Cheryl Maddalena

Join us on FEBRUARY 13TH for a Thursday Poetry Open Mic and Slam! This is the last a qualifying slam to get into our semi finals. Doors and sign-ups are at 6:30 PM Get there on time to get a spot in the open mic or slam! Show begins at 7:00 PM Literary Arts 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 This show is all ages. Please see our Accessibility and Safer Space info below. No door admission. We will have a feature from the incredible Cheryl Maddalena! Cheryl Maddalena is a poet, mom, engineer, and psychologist… but not all at the same time. Known for her eclectic catalog and group piece composition, she has reached National Poetry Slam, Individual World Poetry Slam, Group Piece,…

Comments closed

Slamlandia February Rocking Frog ft. Rob Gray

Join us on FEBRUARY 6 for our Poetry Open Mic and Slam at the Rocking Frog Cafe! This show is a qualifier for our 2020 Grand Slam. Doors and sign-ups are at 6:00 PM Get there on time to get a spot in the open mic or slam! Show begins at 6:30 PM. Rocking Frog Cafe 2511 SE Belmont St. Portland, OR 97214 This show is all ages. Please see our Accessibility and Safer Space info below. There is a $1-5 suggested donation. We will have an spotlight performance from the delightful Rob Gray! Rob Gray is an artist, musician, and writer in Portland, Oregon. He is a founding member of the Lovely Book Club (lovelybook.club), a DIY arts and publishing collective/yacht club/drinking club/football club.…

Comments closed

Slamlandia House Show – ft. Dylan Collins

It’s time for another Slamlandia house show – this time featuring the wonderful Dylan Collins! This show will be held at Pointy House (2930 SE Clay Street) on MONDAY, January 13th. Door opens & signups at 6:00pm, show starts at 6:30pm. Some snacks and drinks will be provided (on a donation basis) but feel free to bring your own! ***There will be a $5 required entry fee at the door*** This house show will have an open mic that you can sign up to read in, as well as short spotlight features from local poets Jane Belinda and Risa Mykland, and a featured slot from Dylan Collins Dylan Collins is a spoken word artist, writer, poet, activist and educator. He is the host and creator…

Comments closed

Slamlandia January Literary Arts Show ft. Ken Yoshikawa

Join us on JANUARY 9TH for a Thursday Poetry Open Mic and Slam! This is a qualifying slam to get into our semi finals for our Grand Slam later this year. Doors and sign-ups are at 6:30 PM Get there on time to get a spot in the open mic or slam! Show begins at 7:00 PM Literary Arts 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 This show is all ages. Please see our Accessibility and Safer Space info below. No door admission. We will have a feature from the fantastic Ken Yoshikawa! Ken Yoshikawa is a half-Japanese third culture American poet-actor from Portland, Oregon. He has been active in the Portland spoken word community since 2014. In his theatre career he’s appeared at Artists…

Comments closed

Slamlandia January Rocking Frog Slam ft. Igor Brezhnev

Join us on JANUARY 2 for our first Poetry Open Mic and Slam of the year at our new first Thursday location – the Rocking Frog Cafe! This show is also a qualifier for our 2020 Grand Slam. Doors and sign-ups are at 6:00 PM Get there on time to get a spot in the open mic or slam! Show begins at 6:30 PM. Rocking Frog Cafe 2511 SE Belmont St. Portland, OR 97214 This show is all ages. Please see our Accessibility and Safer Space info below. There is a $1-5 suggested donation. We will have an spotlight performance from the wondrous Igor Brezhnev! Igor Brezhnev is a poet and a book designer among his other sins. He has first-hand experience of confronting depression,…

Comments closed

Slamlandia WoWPS Finals ft. Bella

Join us on DECEMBER 12TH for our 2019 WoWPS finals! This slam will be closed, as poets who have qualified will be competing to potentially be sent to the Women of the World Poetry Slam in Dallas, TX, in 2020. There is no open mic for this show. Doors at 6:30 PM No sign ups for this show Show begins at 7:00 PM Literary Arts 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 This show is all ages. Please see our Accessibility and Safer Space info below. No door admission. We will have a feature from the out-of-this-world Bella! Bella is a Southern California grown writer who resides in Portland, Oregon. She is the 2019 Portland Poetry Grand Slam Champion, and has performed at various events…

Comments closed

Slamlandia Dec. Rocking Frog Slam ft. Ben Yisrael

Join us for our DECEMBER Poetry Open Mic and Slam at our temporary first Thursday location – the Rocking Frog Cafe! This is the last WoWPS qualifying slam, and also a qualifier for our 2020 Grand Slam. Doors and sign-ups are at 6:00 PM Get there on time to get a spot in the open mic or slam! Show begins at 6:30 PM. Rocking Frog Cafe 2511 SE Belmont St. Portland, OR 97214 This show is all ages. Please see our Accessibility and Safer Space info below. There is a $1-5 suggested donation. We will have an spotlight performance from the superb Ben Yisrael! Ben Yisrael is a performance poet, storyteller, and writer. Some of his performance accomplishments include being the 2010 Dallas Poetry Grand…

Comments closed

Slamlandia November Literary Arts Show ft. Desmond Spann

Join us on NOVEMBER 21ST for a Thursday Poetry Open Mic and Slam! This is a qualifying slam to get into our WOWPS finals at the start of next year. Doors and sign-ups are at 6:30 PM Get there on time to get a spot in the open mic or slam! Show begins at 7:00 PM Literary Arts 925 SW Washington Street Portland, OR 97205 This show is all ages. Please see our Accessibility and Safer Space info below. No door admission. We will have a feature from the fantastic Desmond Spann! ★ •*´¨`*• O P E N • M I C •*´¨`*• ★ The open mic will start the show out. The open mic is a great way to share your wonderful poetry! You…

Comments closed