so...national slam competition seems to have rolled into austin for the second year in a row. if you don'tknow what it is, you should make it a point to find out. the best poets in the nation are in town this week and they are performing for YOU!
check it out, there events going on all week, starting as early as 11 am going on until 2 am. the poetry bouts happen every night from 7 to 11 at various locations (egos, ruta mayas, domincan joes, antones, the hideout, the parish) and the finals will be at the Paramount theatre on Friday and Saturday night.
this is seriously poetry like you've never heard it before.
for more information, check out www.nps2007.com
to get into the bouts or other events, its either 5 or 10 dollars at the door or you can pay 10 bucks and get a wrist band and go to any events you'dl ike (minus the finals at the paramount. those are separate. 26 bucks per night (only two nights)).