• Dec Slam at Casa del Sol in Nyack NY
    This slam is our 7 YEAR SLAMMIVERSARY. Our very first slam was back in December of 2011. Pretty cool. What's a poetry slam? Simple! It's a performance poetry competition judged by the audience. We'll be using whole-room voting instead of 5 judges, like we did at our singer-songwriter slam. As usual, we'll be at Casa del Sol in Nyack, NY. Show consists of: --a short open mic [4 people max] --a poetry slam limited to 8 folk; the slam'll be 3 rounds --a $5 cover --money and a special t-shirt for the slam winner --a wonderful group of humans Sign-ups and doors open at 6:30 PM; poems start at 7. RULES: https://www.facebook.com/rocklandpoets/posts/1438632692904925 Parking is free from 6 PM to 11 PM in the public lots. Any questions? Ask!

    Casa Del Sol

    104 Main Street · Nyack, NY

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  • Nov Poetry Open Mic at SVH in Suffern NY feat Aaya Perez
    Our monthly poetry open mic happens in Suffern the 3rd Saturday of each month. We are in the community room of the top floor of Suffern Village Hall at 61 Washington Avenue. There is ample free parking behind SVH, and behind and next to the Lafayette Theater. The venue is a 5-minute walk from the Suffern Train Station, which is a stop on the Main/Bergen/Port Jervis lines from Secaucus. Anyone that wants to can come and sign up to read up to 5 minutes of original poetry. Doors/sign-ups at 6:30 PM. Poetry starts at 7:03 or so. Come. $5 recommended donation at the door. This month, we are featuring Aaya Perez. Aaya Perez is an intersectional genderqueer poet and polymath born and raised in NYC. Aaya has represented Urban Word NYC and New York City at the Brave New Voices Festival in 2016, and is a member of the 2018 Jersey City Slam Team, competing at the National Poetry Slam. They have performed at The Apollo Theatre, The Metropolitan Museum Of Art, The Lincoln Center, and The Washington Monument. They teach regular workshops in association with JC Slam and has had their work featured in and Rookie Magazine and Buzzfeed - among others. Aaya recently premiered their debut play “Meet Me At The Crossroads” in the theatrical anthology “If Wings Could Grow”, is one-fourth of the unapologetically millennial podcast “No Wifi”, and is currently working to be queer and black in this country.

    Suffern Municipal Hall

    61 Washington Ave · Suffern

  • Nov Poetry Slam at Salud! in Nyack
    Rock Slam is holding an additional slam on the second Tuesday of each month at Salud Wine Bar in Nyack. Our organizer Fiefie is hosting. Doors open at 6:30; slam proper starts at 7pm. $5 (recommended) cover. Prize TBD.

    Salud Wine Bar

    159 Main St · Nyack, ny

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  • Nov New Shht Slam at Casa del Sol in Nyack NY -- $25 prize!
    This is our monthly poetry slam at Casa del Sol in Nyack. At this event, you may only read work that has never been read/performed in front of an audience before. What's a poetry slam? Simple! It's a performance poetry competition judged by the audience. As usual, we'll be at Casa del Sol in Nyack, NY. Show consists of: --a short open mic [4 people max] --a poetry slam limited to 8 folk; the slam'll be 3 rounds --a $5 cover --TWENTY FIVE DOLLARS and a special t-shirt for the slam winner --a wonderful group of humans Sign-ups and doors open at 6:30 PM; poems start at 7. RULES: https://www.facebook.com/rocklandpoets/posts/1438632692904925 Parking is free from 6 PM to 11 PM in the public lots. Any questions? Ask!

    Casa Del Sol

    104 Main Street · Nyack, NY

  • Empire State Poetry Slam in Nyack NY
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  • Empire State Poetry Slam in Nyack NY
    Empire State Poetry Slam is one of the best performance poetry shows you can possibly see in Rockland County. This is the 5th (somewhat)-annual Empire State, and the second time we're hosting it. Featuring: Pure Ink of Buffalo Nitty Gritty Slam of Albany Roc Bottom Slam Team of Rochester Rock Slam of Nyack Bryan Roessel will be emceeing. Doors open at 6:30pm, poetry starts at 7:00pm Free parking is available on the street and at the public lots between 6 pm and 11 pm. $10 advance tickets // $15 at the door https://www.eventbrite.com/e/empire-state-poetry-slam-in-nyack-ny-tickets-50763555160?aff=meetup [masked]

    Living Christ Church

    151 S.Broadway · Nyack, ny

  • $100 prize Poetry Slam at Salud! in Nyack
    Rock Slam is holding an additional slam on the second Tuesday of each month at Salud Wine Bar in Nyack. Our organizer Fiefie is hosting. Doors open at 6:30; slam proper starts at 7pm. $5 (recommended) cover; prize for the winner is $100.

    Salud Wine Bar

    159 Main St · Nyack, ny

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  • Oct Slam at Casa del Sol in Nyack NY
    This is the third poetry slam of our[masked] season. What's a poetry slam? Simple! It's a performance poetry competition judged by the audience. We'll be using whole-room voting instead of 5 judges, like we did at our singer-songwriter slam. As usual, we'll be at Casa del Sol in Nyack, NY. Show consists of: --a short open mic [4 people max] --a poetry slam limited to 8 folk; the slam'll be 3 rounds --a $5 cover --money and a special t-shirt for the slam winner --a wonderful group of humans Sign-ups and doors open at 6:30 PM; poems start at 7. RULES: https://www.facebook.com/rocklandpoets/posts/1438632692904925 Parking is free from 6 PM to 11 PM in the public lots. Any questions? Ask!

    Casa Del Sol

    104 Main Street · Nyack, NY

  • Sept Poetry Open Mic at SVH in Suffern NY feat Lino Anunciacion
    Our monthly poetry open mic happens in Suffern the 3rd Saturday of each month. We are in the community room of the top floor of Suffern Village Hall at 61 Washington Avenue. There is ample free parking behind SVH, and behind and next to the Lafayette Theater. The venue is a 5-minute walk from the Suffern Train Station, which is a stop on the Main/Bergen/Port Jervis lines from Secaucus. Anyone that wants to can come and sign up to read up to 5 minutes of original poetry. Doors/sign-ups at 6:30 PM. Poetry starts at 7:03 or so. Come. $5 recommended donation at the door. This month, we are featuring Lino Anunciacion. Lino Anunciacion is Texas Poet, Director of Texas Grand Slam Poetry Festival, and author of The Way We Move Through Water (Write Bloody 2018). This event is funded in part by Poets & Writers with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

    Suffern Municipal Hall

    61 Washington Ave · Suffern

  • Sept Slam at Casa del Sol in Nyack NY
    This is the second [of eight] poetry slam of our[masked] season. What's a poetry slam? Simple! It's a performance poetry competition judged by the audience. We'll be using whole-room voting instead of 5 judges, like we did at our singer-songwriter slam. As usual, we'll be at Casa del Sol in Nyack, NY. Show consists of: --a short open mic [4 people max] --a poetry slam limited to 8 folk; the slam'll be 3 rounds --a $5 cover --$25 and special t-shirt for the slam winner --a wonderful group of humans Sign-ups and doors open at 6:30 PM; poems start at 7. RULES: https://www.facebook.com/rocklandpoets/posts/1438632692904925 Parking is free from 6 PM to 11 PM in the public lots. Any questions? Ask!

    Casa Del Sol

    104 Main Street · Nyack, NY