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Sun. March 10, 2013
Northbay Poetry Slam Featuring Jamie DeWolf | Sebastopol, CA |
Presented By BeSage Productions

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all ages

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HopMonk -- the Abbey (MAP)
230 Petaluma Avenue
Sebastopol, CA
US 95472

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Jamie DeWolf

Special Guests:
Jamie DeWolf

Event Information:
707 829 7300

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The Northbay Poetry Slam is here for 2013! Not only that, but we are gearing up for Nationals, which means competing in the slams will earn you points and a chance to be on the NBPS National Poetry Slam Team. How cool is that?

On March 10th we welcome the very honored guest feature Jamie DeWolf, the creator of the fantastic Oakland Variety show "Tourettes Without Regrets!"

You won't even know what's hit you...


Northbay Poetry Slam

Sunday, March 10th 2013

HopMonk Tavern, Sebastopol

230 Petaluma Ave, 95472

Featuring Jamie DeWolf - The Creator of "Tourettes Without Regrets" (Oakland)

Hosted By BeSage (Brianna Sage)


All Ages

Cash Prizes

$5 - $10 Sliding Cover

Doors 8:00PM

Show 8:30PM








NBPS - What's it all about?

The Northbay Poetry Slam was first created in 2010 and has been bringing amazing talent to Sebastopol, CA every since. Poets of all ages and levels of experience are welcome to share the stage. The Northbay Poetry Slam takes place every month, always on a Sunday, at HopMonk Tavern Sebastopol.

The first part on the evening is the Open Mic, where anyone and everyone are welcome to sign up to share their own poems or other people poems. This is not a scored event and no prizes are given. Any one wishing to participate in the open mic must sign up at 8:00pm the night of the event.

The second part of the evening is our featured poet. One poet or a group of poets perform a 25-minute set of original work for the audience. These poets are generally national touring poets or those who have won past competition and are always amazing and awe inspiring. If one is interesting in featuring they can send samples of their work to Brianna at Brianna.marie.sage@gmail.com

The Third and final part of the evening is the Poetry Slam. One may sign up the night of the event at 8pm. The poetry slam is timed and scored by 5 random judges from the audience. There is 3 rounds to the slam, a poet does one poem per a round with a 3 minute and 10 second time limit. The top three poets with the highest points at the end of the 3rd round are the winners.


More On Our Feature: Jamie DeWolf

JAMIE DEWOLF is a performer, film-maker and teaching artist from Oakland, CA. He's a National Slam Champion featured on two seasons of HBO's Def Poetry Jam, CBS, 60 Minutes, Inside Edition and was chosen as Snap Judgment's "Performer of the Year" on NPR. He's the Oakland Grand Slam Champion, the winner of the Ill List, and has been on over seven slam teams, performing everywhere from the first hop hop theater festival in Moscow, Russia to San Quentin Penitentiary. He's a Youth Speaks Mentor and has performed and lead writing workshops at over 90 universities, high schools and juvenile detention facilities across the U.S, coaching a youth team to the finals, featured in the HBO Special "Brave New Voices". He continues to host and produce “Tourettes Without Regrets”, a variety show that incorporates battle rap, circus performance, stand up comedy and burlesque which was awarded the “Best of the Bay” by the SF Guardian and "Best Underground Cultural Event" by the East Bay Express. He also was awarded "Best Poet" of the Bay Area the same year. He was a recipient of the National Performance Network Creation Commission to write “In Spite of Everything”, described as ”a poignant, chilling knockout of a play…that beautifully incorporates visceral verse into the brutal narrative to a school shooting.” The play premiered at the Hip Hop Theater Festival in 2007, and was chosen as one of the “top ten” plays of the year by East Bay Express. His hallucinatory lyrical retelling of the Columbine massacre Ricochet in Reverse adapted from the play was the winner of a Telly Award. He's currently a Producer for NPR's Snap Judgment radio and television show, just released his album Vaude Villain and is in the midst of writing two feature films, touring nation-wide.

Press Links are up at www.jamiedewolf.com

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