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Note: There is NO Mid-month Friday Slam in February-
instead, we will slam on Sunday Feb 16, 7 pm signups.
Tonight: 2 VIP visiting judges are in town:
from the Denver Slam, it's Paul Lipman,
and from the Omaha Slam.. Matt Mason!
plus it's the 3rd of 10 qualifying slams..

Next Last Sunday Slam is: Sunday Feb 23, 7 pm signups.
Tonight: VIP visiting judge Rachel Flood and guests from the Vancouver BC slam..
plus it's the 4th of 10 qualifying slams..

Next Mid-month Friday Slam is: Friday Mar 14, 7 pm signups.
Tonight: VIP visiting judge Buddy Wakefield..
plus it's the 5th of 10 qualifying slams..

Next Poetsperformance open reading is: Sunday, Feb 23, 4 - 6 pm
at Red's Espresso, 1017 Rosecrans (near Shelter Isl) in Point Loma.

'03 News

The 2003 Slam Calendar has been posted.
Watch for special events to be added e.g. regional bouts, touring poets, etc.

'01 Grand Slam Judge Ted Burke opens for Los Angeles poet Mark Salerno
7 PM, DG Wills Bookstore, 7461 Girard Avenue, LaJolla.
(858) 456.1800 FMI

'02 slam team member Katie O'Loughlin features at
The Ugly Mug, City of Orange, CA

Elijah Baxter unveils new book "The 800th Lifetime"
Gallery 504 North
with DJ Argyle of Power 106ís Old School Show

Michael Klam, Jimmy Jazz and Anarchist Think Tank
Current Affairs Bookstore

VIP visiting judge tonight:
from Baltimore MD, Myisha Cherry.

2 VIP visiting judges tonight:
the infamous & fabulous Derrick Brown, along with Chicagoan Joel Chmara.

Check out this fascinating article on our neighbors in the Arizona slam scene

Lovely Hawaiian Retreat space available to us through local poet!

'02 News

NPS bout Results for Weds Aug 14 at TGI Friday's, Minneapolis
4. Phoenix: 111.6
3. Sacramento: 114.4
2. San Diego: 114.5
1. Seattle: 116.3

Huge props to Michael Klam for pulling down the only perfect 30 of all 56 teams!
Hey, that's 224 poets!!
San Diego is ranked 12th at the end of Day 1..
rank is based on both team score as well as bout placing (1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th place)..

NPS bout Results for Thur Aug 15 at Gluek's, Minneapolis
4. Burlington, VT: 107.0
3. San Diego: 109.5
2. San Jose: 110.2
1. Nuyoricans: 111.8

San Diego is ranked 25th at the end of it all.. however,
it should be noted that we had the 9th highest score of all 56 teams.

NPS Results for Sat Aug 17: The Final 4
NYC, Urbana

..and the 2002 winner is:
it's a tie! Congrats to NYC, Urbana and Detroit

Saturday July 20, Henry Miller Library, Big Sur
Our whoopass SD Slam Team finishes 4th in a field of 12 at 2002 West Coast Regionals!
The Top 4 Finalists were:
1st: Berkeley, winning $1000
2nd: Hollywood, winning $500
3rd: San Francisco, winning $300
4th: San Diego, winning $200

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