Porsha Olayiwola is the 2014 Individual World Poetry Slam Champion and the 2015 National Poetry Slam Champion. Black, poet, dyke-goddess, hip-hop feminist, womanist, friend: Porsha separates herself from the field of issue-based performance poets by applying advanced political analysis to examine injustice while providing perspective on concrete solutions A native of Chicago, Porsha now resides in Boston where she writes and teaches.
And there will be slam! Hello, hello, it’s winter semis time! Come see who wins the top four and moves on to finals in the spring – EXCITING! Competing tonight will be: Jasper Bliss, Ashley Wonder. Francesca, Lulu Hawkes, Robert Gibbs, Bella, Malt Schlitzman, Colin Killick, and Jenith Charpentier.
As always the Illustrious DJ MUSE on the 1’s and 2’s spinning everything you ever loved, will love, and forgot you loved! Open mic list goes up at 7 and the show starts at 7:30!