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Story Slam and Teen Open Mic: WordXWord Preseason Event featuring Robbie Q Telfer

Friday, July 18, 7pmword by word 3
Free and open to the public

A fast paced competition hosted by Robbie Q Telfer featuring fantastic short, true stories based on the theme, “note to self.” Talented teens bare their souls to get the evening started. Storytellers will be competing for a spot in the WXW semi-finals and a chance to compete during the festival in August. Free and open to the community. Parents are advised that the evening may include adult language and themes.

Poetry Slam: WordXWord Preseason Event featuring Robbie Q Telfer

Saturday, July 19, 7pm
Free and open to the public

Performance poetry under pressure, featuring Robbie Q Telfer and judged by volunteers from a lively audience, with something at stake – a spot in the semi-finals at WordXWord. Free and open to the community. Parents are advised that the evening may include adult language and themes.

PechaKucha Pittsfield Night: Wild Edition

Thursday, August 21, 7pm
$5, Free for Museum members and presenters.

The spirit of PechKucha is to have a wide variety of presentations appearing during the same event and to welcome all topics. That means scholars, artists, comedians, DIYs, entrepreneurs, innovators and others are presenting together on topics close to their hearts. Each presentation is 20 slides, automatically advancing every 20 seconds – which makes for a fast paced, spirited set of talks. For more information on becoming a PK presenter, click here.

Story Slam Finals

Friday, August 22, 6pm
After three prelims and semi-finals, storytellers spin their 4 minute tales for a shot at the title!

Encyclopedia Show

Friday, August 22, 8pm
With Robbie Q Telfer, Omar Holmon, Thomas Fucaloro, Jive Poetic & Falu

Poetry Slam Finals

Saturday, August 23, 6pm
Poets compete for cash prizes and the title of WXW Champion!

Whose Slam is it Anyway?

Saturday, August 23, 8pm
Fesitval Finale – spoken word as you’ve never experienced it! With Omar Holmon, Thomas Fulcaloro, Robbie Q Telfer, Jive Poetic, Falu and a host of local