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Kansas City Poetry Slam ftg. AP

  • The Brick 1727 McGee Kansas City, MO 64108 (map)

What you need to know about Kansas City Poetry Slam:

1st Wednesday of every month.
The Brick, 1727 McGee St. KCMO.
$50 cash prize to first place.
$5 cover.
Hosted by Samantha Slupski

10 poets compete - sign up list drops at 9 p.m. SHARP.
Round 1: 10 poets * Round 2: 5 poets * Round 3: 3 poets


Adrianna "AP" Schoonover started poeting in her youth in 2011 at the ripe age of 13. She quickly fell in love with slam and joined her high school slam team. Her Louder Than a Bomb team made it to semis multiple years in a row, ultimately winning her regionals LTAB in 2017, taking her to Brave New Voices in 2017. Following her high school graduation, she became Assistant Coach to her Alma-Mater team, leading them to the Brave New Voices in 2018 and all the way to semis in Houston, Texas. She made semi finals at Texas Grand Slam in 2018 and won the title of Kansas City Poetry Slam Grand Champion for the 2018-2019 season. You can follow her journey at @ap_the_poet

Committed to the local and national poetry slam scene, to developing poetic skill and stage presentation through classes, workshops, themed slams, group rehearsals and feature shows.

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