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Poetry Slam and Feature with Samantha Slupski


Join us in the Flying Monkey Theater for an 8 spot open mic followed by a feature with Samantha Slupski! Then we will have an 8 spot poetry slam.

Samantha Slupski is a poet based in the heart of the Midwest. She currently serves as the Executive Director of Poetic Underground, Slam Master of Kansas City Poetry Slam, a board member for Fountainverse: KC Small Press Poetry Fest, was a 2017 Arts KC grant recipient, and was voted the 2nd best spoken word artist in The Pitch Kansas City's Best of 2017. She has been published in multiple online publications, has been published on Write About Now YouTube, and her debut book, "What Sits Between my Veins" was published in 2017. She has been a competitor at Texas Grand Slam 2016, 2017, and 2018, was a 2018 Kansas City Poetry Slam Nationals team member, and headlined the Melbourne Spoken Word Poetry Festival in 2018. Her work centers around how a body survives trauma, how she exists as a woman, and how she is learning to take up space. To find out more about Samantha, visit her website at or on Instagram at @samfromkc.

Doors at 6, show at 6:30pm sharp. Free admission, donations welcome.

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