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Louder Than a Bomb-Tacoma Launch Party

Tacoma Public Library, Main Branch 1102 Tacoma Ave. S., Tacoma, WA

Kick off a month of programming around the Louder Than a Bomb-Tacoma Teen Poetry Festival. Bring a poem to share and kick off National Poetry Month in style!

Free

Louder Than a Bomb Documentary Screening

Tacoma Public Library, Main Branch 1102 Tacoma Ave. S., Tacoma, WA

Join us for a free screening of the critically acclaimed documentary Louder Than a Bomb, which follows the stories of four poets from the original Chicago LTAB. A conversation will follow.

Free

Louder Than a Bomb-Tacoma DJ Workshop w/ Smokey Wonder

Real Art Tacoma 5412 S. Tacoma Way, Tacoma, WA

A DJ Workshop in 2 Parts discussing The Foundation of Hip Hop, Rhyming, and Breaking Scratching Spoken Word. Poets and MCs welcome to come collab with DJs, too!

Louder Than a Bomb-Tacoma Teen Poetry Slam

Tacoma Community College 6501 S 19th Street; Bldg #11, 1st Floor, Senate Room, Tacoma

Louder Than a Bomb-Tacoma Teen Poetry Slam features poets from Pierce County schools and community organizations competing in a friendly poetry slam where the points are not the point, the point is the poetry. Preliminary slam bouts at 9am and 12pm, finals at 3:30pm.

Blackbirds and Blacktop: Nature Poetry in the City

Wright Park 501 S. I Street, Tacoma, WA

A nature-inspired creative writing workshop looking at how we can affect the world around us. For young women and girls of color aged 11-18. Participants should meet at the fountain in Wright Park.

Free

Blackbirds and Blacktop: Nature Poetry in the City

People's Park

A nature-inspired creative writing workshop looking at how we can affect the world around us. For young women and girls of color aged 11-18. Participants should meet at the amphitheater in People's Park.

Free