Tag Archives: poetry slam

  1. Neptune Slam This Saturday

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    April 2, 2014 by WITS Houston

    Writers in the Schools (WITS) and Meta-Four Houston will host the Neptune Slam on Saturday, April 4th, at 11 am. …
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  2. CUPSI Reflection by Joshua Nguyen, Meta-Four Alum 2008-2012

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    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. Free Slam Poetry Workshops for Teens

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    August 22, 2013 by WITS Editor

    If you are between the ages of 13-19, come join us for Meta-Fourth Fridays,¬†held Fridays from 7:00-9:00 PM at Hope …
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  4. Last Chance to See Meta-Four Houston!

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    July 31, 2013 by WITS Editor

    The Writers in the Schools Meta-Four Houston Team is performing in one last poetry slam, Veterans versus Newbies, before heading …
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  5. Word Around Town Poetry Marathon

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    July 30, 2013 by WITS Editor

    From our friends at WAT: “The Word Around Town (WAT) tour is an annual week-long poetry marathon held in Houston …
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  6. Meta-Four Wins 2013 Texas Youth Poetry Slam

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    July 28, 2013 by WITS Editor

    Breaking news! ¬†Breaking news! Meta-Four, a spoken word program for teens at Writers in the Schools (WITS), WON the 2013 …
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  7. Houston Poetry Slam: Youth Versus Adults!

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    July 22, 2013 by WITS Editor

    Come out and support Meta-Four, a spoken-word program of WITS youth, as they engage in a battle of words with …
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