Saturday April 15 // 8:00 pm // Tickets Advance $15, At Door $20Buy Tickets
5 cities 7 poets, one winner to be decided! Join us for Hot Damn It’s A Queer Slam Finals at Buddies In Bad Times Theatre! Our third season has already been a huge success. We’ve been running LGBTQPIA2S+ slams in towns all over Southern Ontario and the poets who have been a part of this have been spectacular. Come see these incredible beings of earth compete for the title of Hot Damn It’s A Queer Slam Champ!
The champ will go on to compete in Capturing Fire, the International Queer Summit & Slam in Washington DC. The money we raise from tickets tonight will go towards travel and accomodations. We are so happy for each of these poets who’ve won queer slam in their towns.
So far competing are
The Illiterate Poet
3 More excellent poets to come.
Now let’s meet our infreakingcredible feature. Queen Sheba from Atlanta Georgia! Born in Detroit, MI, now living in Atlanta GA – Queen Sheba is founder of Poetry vs. Hip-Hop a nationally touring production, Int’l 4 Countries Slam Champion, two time National Poetry Slam Champ, three time Regional Poetry Slam Champ and a iWPS (Individual World Poetry Slam) & WOWps (Women of the World) Finalist. Sheba is also a featured performer on season two of Verses and Flow, brought to you by Lexus on TV One, and has been on Spoken, a featured poet on All Def Poetry Digital, Lyric Café on BET, 106&Park, the Apollo and the feature length film Spit. Sheba has six albums, two of which were up for a Grammy under the Spoken Word category and she is a two-time NAACP Image Award Nominee. Her works have appeared in numerous anthologies, magazines including Vibe Online and the focus of college student’s papers. Queen Sheba has two books: From Foster Care to Fame short stories and poems too long for three minutes and Run Ugly! A motivational book for runners. With a Masters in Poetry from Queens University Spoken Word artist, motivational speaker, comedian, and bathroom concert singer, Sheba tours internationally and has conducted performances and workshops at over 200 colleges and universities domestic and abroad.
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