2013 LTAB Massachusetts Youth Poetry Slam Festival at Mass ART
May 18 - May 19, 2013
Louder than a Bomb Massachusetts is in it's second year of providing a stage for youth poets, artists and leaders to build community through the competitive art of spoken word / performance poetry. 24 high schools and youth organizations from around the state are sending teams of poets to this friendly competition where the "points are not the point, the points is the poetry!" From Worcester to Dorchester, Newburyport to Great Barrington, teen writers are meeting on stage, sharing stories, listening to one another and building the frame word through which they want to be understood. All day Saturday Preliminaries from 11-7pm, where all teams will participate twice in three venues on Mass ART campus. The top 8 ranked teams will be invited to perform on Sunday at Mass ART's Tower Auditorium from 12-5pm. This art form is engaging, dynamic and diverse. These young voices collectively get LOUDER than any negative thing happening in this world!