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Big O' Poetry Slam
"The Varsity Sport of the Soul."
October 16, 2002
Big O' Poetry Slam co-founders Jamie Manning and Robert Haggerty pose between the "Daddio" of poetry slam, Marc Smith (center) and two-time
Oneonta Slam champion (2002, 2003) and Big O' Poetry Slam co-founder George
Big O’ Poetry Slam #104
The 4th Annual Haiku Slam
This slam will be capped at the first 16 poets who sign up at the stage. Haiku Warriors are recommended to bring between 15-20 haikus for battle. Free & Open to the public!
Feature Poet: Mary Taibs, the Rustbelt Regional Indie Champion for 2011 SUNY Oneonta’s Grandslam Champion for 2010-2011.
Big O’ Poetry Slam #105
The Black Box Cover Slam
To enter: all poets must bring a poem written by another poet and drop it in the black box. Poets will randomly pull from the box and perform the work of others! Free & Open to the public!
Feature Poets: The Good News Tour, Twin Cities poets, Dylan Garity, Neil Hilborn, and Hieu Nguyen
*Big O’ Poetry Slam #106
The 10th Annual All Women’s Poetry Slam in honor of National Women’s History Month
Slam is open to women and men: ALL POETRY must carry themes which empower women! Free & Open to the public!
Feature Poet: Caroline Rothstein (www.carolinerothstein.com) is a New York City-based writer, performer, and eating disorder recovery advocate, who specializes in spoken word poetry, theater, creative nonfiction, journalism, and performance art. A longtime activist in eating disorder recovery, she hosts the widely viewed YouTube video-blog “Body Empowerment,” sharing her own recovery story as a means to promote positive body image worldwide.
Big O’ Poetry Slam #107
The 6th Annual No-Holds-Barred Faculty and Staff Slam
CELEBRATE NATIONAL POETRY MONTH AND SUPPORT YOUR FAVORITE FACULTY AND STAFF POETS! Free & Open to the public!
Feature Poets: The 2012-13 SUNY Oneonta Poetry Slam Team!