Slam Poetry | Youth Empowerment | Revolution

Louder than a Bomb
Kansas City

February 26 – March 24, 2018

slam poetry | youth empowerment | revolution

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Louder Than a Bomb Kansas City gives a teenager a pen, a page, a mic, and a stage and steps out of the way to watch a poet emerge and a community grow.

An annual city-wide youth poetry festival with a hip-hop aesthetic celebrating young poets in the Kansas City metro. Between February 26 and March 31, 2018, over 20 teams representing schools and community organizations compete for the crown and a spot at national festival Brave New Voices 2018.

Bouts

Finals 2018

Gem Theater
March 24, 7 pm

Teams: Lincoln Prep, Raytown South, Shawnee Mission West, Sumner Academy.

Gem Theater, 1615 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108
$10 admission.

Semifinal I

Gem Theater
Monday, March 19, 6 pm

Teams: Lincoln Prep, Raytown South, Shawnee Mission South, Winnetonka, Wyandotte. First and second place teams advance to finals.

Gem Theater, 1615 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108
Free admission.

Semifinal II

Gem Theater
March 20, 6 pm

Teams: Blue Springs South, Lawrence Free State, Raytown, Shawnee Mission West, Sumner, Washington. First and second place teams advance to finals.

Gem Theater, 1615 E 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108
Free admission.

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