Dallas Poetry Slam Teaching Artists, also called artist educators or community artists, are professional artists who teach and integrate their art form, perspectives, and skills into a wide range of settings.
Our program has partnered with Big Thought, WordSpace, Dallas Public Library, as well as many schools and districts throughout the state of Texas.
March 14th - 17th
Women of the World Poetry Slam is a performance poetry tournament designed for individual competition where 96 of the world's best female-identified poets perform four poems of varying lengths during preliminary bouts. The top poets will go on to finals to compete for the title of The 2018 Women of the World Champion! During this week there will also be workshops and open mics open to the whole city! Come watch, participate, and enjoy!
The Dallas Poetry Slam is one of the oldest, most recognized, and respected poetry slams and/or open mic in the state of Texas. There is a slam or open mic EVERY FRIDAY!
Regular Slam and / or Open Mics are $5 (free with Dallas Slam T-Shirt).
Special Slams and/or Events are $10 (see events page for dates).
On open mic nights
DOORS OPEN AT 7pm
SIGN UP IS AT 7:30pm
SHOW STARTS AT 8pm