• Haley House Bakery Cafe (map)
  • 12 Dade Street
  • Boston, MA, 02119
  • United States

ODES AND PRAISE POEMS
All poems in the slam must be an ode or in praise of something or someone. Dont have any? Perfect time to write!!!!


"The House Slam” at the Haley House Café (12 Dade Street, Boston, 02119) is Boston’s New Poetry Slam venue located in the heart of Dudley Square. The venue offers awesome food, an open mic, a featured poet and a poetry slam every 2nd and 4th Friday of the month. The venue is free of cost and welcoming to all (18+).

Doors/Seating Open at 6:30pm
Poetry Slam begins at 7:15pm (sign-up upon arrival)
Featured Poet begins at 8:45pm There will be no featured artist this week
Open Mic begins at 9:20pm (sign-up upon arrival)

Please bring your ID's. This is an 18+ venue.

Parking in the area is free and plentiful— The House Slam is also extremely accessible via Orange Line, Silver Line, and numerous bus routes.
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ABOUT THE SLAM:
- Sign-up upon arrival
- Eight (8) poets in the slam
- Random draw for the 1st round
- 2nd & 3rd round poets perform high to low (scores)
-Winner receives $50
THIS IS AN ODE/ PRAISE POEM SLAM. ALL POEMS MUST BE AN ODE TO SOMETHING OR SOMEONE OR IN PRAISE OF SOMETHING OR SOMEONE!


ABOUT THE OPEN MIC:
- Sign-up upon arrival
- 10 open mic slots (with a short wait-list)
- 3 minutes on the mic

Workshops & Qualifying Season starts in September
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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2017 HOUSE SLAM TEAM. We love you and so excited to have you represent our community at the National Poetry Slam in Denver, CO this summer! They will be slamming in Denver the same night as this event!

ALL HAIL: Please Donate to send the team to the National Poetry Slam in Denver! https://www.gofundme.com/the-house-slam-year-3?d=161870708
@Kofi Dadzie
@Marshall Gripp Gillson
@Zenaida Elena
@Angelica Maria Aguilera