Category Archives: event

  1. WITS Students Perform with Meta-Four Houston

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    March 28, 2014 by WITS Editor

    WITS students from Kashmere Gardens Elementary and Meta-Four Houston will participate in the Lyons Avenue Renaissance Festival this Saturday, March …
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  2. CUPSI Reflection by Joshua Nguyen, Meta-Four Alum 2008-2012


    March 25, 2014 by WITS Houston

    Tuesday, March 11th My team, UT Spitshine, left the Austin Airport at about 10 am. I brought a poetry book …
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  3. Saturn Slam: March 28th @ 7 PM


    March 24, 2014 by WITS Editor

    The Meta-Four poetry slam preliminaries are for ages 13-19. There are two remaining slams before the Grand Slam! Winners will …
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  4. Apply Today for Teen Creative Writing Residency

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    March 22, 2014 by WITS Editor

    Wonderful opportunity for teen writers through the Atlantic Center for the Arts! Program Dates: July 20 – August 2, 2014    (APPLICATION DEADLINE March 28, 2014) …
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  5. Calling All Rappers: Qualify for the Houston Youth Poetry Team

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    March 5, 2014 by WITS Editor

    For young people (ages 13-19), if you want to make the Houston slam team, you must compete in one of …
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  6. Meta-Four Prelim Slam: Come Perform, Come Cheer!

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    February 27, 2014 by WITS Editor

    Who: YOU! What: Teen Poetry Slam When: Friday night, Feb. 28th Where: Hope Stone (1210 W Clay St. #26, Houston, …
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  7. Going Dark: A Play by WITS Writer Elizabeth Keel

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    February 24, 2014 by WITS Editor

    Please join us in supporting WITS Writer Elizabeth Keel, whose play will be performed by This Is Water Theatre Company, …
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