Date: Sunday, November 24, 2019 Doors/Sign-up: 6:00pm Slam Spot: The Spice Factory (121 Hughson St) Price: $5 dollars or PWYC (Pay What You Can) Prize: First Place Prize $100 We’ve got a Tag Team Slam this month where poets will have a chance to team up with a partner and bring the heat to the…

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BLACK POET RESIDENCY FALL PROGRAM

An intensive and dynamic workshop series for young writers, performers and creative-minded individuals from across Hamilton. We recognize the importance of providing a positive and inclusive platform where black voices and experiences are explored, expressed and supported, and aim to deliver an empowering and inspiring program! As a member of the residency, you will have…

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Date: Sunday, November 24, 2019 Doors/Sign-up: 6:00pm Slam Spot: The Spice Factory (121 Hughson St) Price: $5 dollars or PWYC (Pay What You Can) Prize: First place prize $100 We’ve got a Tag Team Slam this month where poets will have a chance to team up with a partner and bring the heat to the…

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Remember to click going and like our page. DID YOU KNOW THAT October 28th marks the anniversary of the No. CLICK HERE for more informartion. We like to take this opportunity to celebrate alternative choices, negation, dissent, denial, refusal, and unwavering resistance this October. Do you have a poem of resistance, a moment when you firmly said, NO? NO? Well…

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Remember to click going and like our page. DID YOU KNOW THAT October 28th marks the anniversary of the No. CLICK HERE for more informartion. We like to take this opportunity to celebrate alternative choices, negation, dissent, denial, refusal, and unwavering resistance this October. Do you have a poem of resistance, a moment when you firmly said, NO? NO? Well…

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Do you need balance in your life? Do you need a break from life already? Don’t worry, be happy at HYP’s Back to School/Reality Slam on September 22, HYP’s first slam of the school year! As always, HYP Slam happens on the 4th Sunday of each month.Date: Sunday, September 22, 2019Workshop: 5pmSlam Doors & Signups:…

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IT’S WINNER TIME Thank you to everyone who participated in our competition! It was truly a pleasure to read all of your beautifully written work. We had a really tough time selecting a winner. Hamilton has some amazing talent! The winner of the HYP Summer Writing Prompt Contest and $100 is… *drum roll* *AIDAN SHARP-MOSES*…

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Do you need balance in your life? Do you need a break from life already? Don’t worry, be happy at HYP’s Back to School/Reality Slam on September 22, HYP’s first slam of the school year! As always, HYP Slam happens on the 4th Sunday of each month.Date: Sunday, September 22, 2019Workshop: 5pmSlam Doors & Signups:…

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AUGUST HYP SLAM: ANYTHING GOES – END OF SUMMER EDITION Bring all your summertime memories, costumes, musical accompaniment, props, covers and anything you need to change the stage and transcend this slam into a monumental event!! Date: Sunday, August 25, 2019 Doors At: 6:00 pm Open Mic: 6:30 pm Slam Start: 7:00 pm Slam Spot:…

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AUGUST HYP SLAM: ANYTHING GOES – END OF SUMMER EDITION Bring all your summertime memories, costumes, musical accompaniment, props, covers and anything you need to change the stage and transcend this slam into a monumental event!! Date: Sunday, August 25, 2019 Doors At: 6:00 pm Open Mic: 6:30 pm Slam Start: 7:00 pm Slam Spot:…

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Calling all poets, performers and spectators! We’re back with our July HYP Slam – HYP’s Got Talent! This month we’re opening up the open mic to make room for even more amazing talent. Come out and show us what you do. Bring your cheering crew with you! Date: Sunday, July 28th, 2019 Doors At: 6:00…

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CHECK THE METHOD

Offers rigorous instruction in poetry and hip-hop spokenword to some of the cities most prolific and dedicated young writers. Participatory learning provides new ways to put the pen to page, creating new works that can be added to a portfolio of writing. Participants dedicated to this program are offered opportunities to submit their work for…

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EMCEE WRECKSHOP

Emcee WreckShop: is dedicated to the history of hip hop and the craft of writing, emceeing, and beat-making. Led by HYP’s very own AK and some of the most talented sound technicians and hip hop artist in Canada. WreckShop brings together emcees and artists of all genres offers participants the opportunity to build and feature…

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Where are you sitting in this moment? Are you in a coffee shop, your living room, a library? Take one last look around you and describe this room with every sense except sight: What does the room smell, feel, taste and/or sound like? Write as if this room is your entire world. Write this story…

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Bring your costumes, musical accompaniment, props, covers and anything you need to change the stage and transcend this slam into a monumental event!! Date: Sunday, May 26, 2019 Doors At: 6:00 pm Open Mic: 6:30 pm Slam Start: 7:00 pm Slam Spot: The Spice Factory (121 Hughson St N) Price: $5 dollars or PWYC (Pay…

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