Berkeley Poetry Slam

Berkeley Poetry Slam Touring poets, $100 in cash prizes, and lyrical mayhem EVERY WEDNESDAY! BEST OF THE BAY and third in the nation at the 2015 National Poetry Slam!
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Funded partially from a Berkeley Civic Arts grant. We're everywhere! http://berkeleypoetryslam.tumblr.com/
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06/24/2021
The Berkeley Slam (Quarantine Edition)

The Berkeley Slam (Quarantine Edition)

We are LIVE! It's the Berkeley Slam Quarantine Edition!

For the past year, Rich Oak has been putting on FREE arts programming during the pandemic, paying artists and fundraising for non profits and individuals in need. Now we need your help!

Please consider donating to our gofundme.
https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-rich-oak

Or pledge a monthly donation on our patreon:
http://patreon.com/richoakevents

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06/21/2021

This Wednesday, like every other Wednesday, is your favorite Poetry show in the Bay Area!

Join us Wednesday night as we bring you more poetry, dole out CASH PRIZES and push ART just a little further!

And don’t forget to join us for our writing workshop before the show! You know you don’t wanna miss this!
#berkeleyslam #oaklandslam #richoakslam #alchemyopenmic #richoakevents #salizoomslam #zoomslam #onlineslam #quarantineedition #bayareapoetry #baypoetsunite #berkeleypoets #berkeleypoetryslam #writersofinstagram #writerscommunity #poetsofinstagram #poetrycommunity

06/16/2021
The Oakland Slam! (Quarantine Edition)

The Oakland Slam! (Quarantine Edition)

We are LIVE! It's the Oakland Poetry Slam!

For the past year, Rich Oak has been putting on FREE arts programming during the pandemic, paying artists and fundraising for non profits and individuals in need. Now we need your help!

Please consider donating to our gofundme.
https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-rich-oak

Or pledge a monthly donation on our patreon:
http://patreon.com/richoakevents

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06/10/2021
The Berkeley Slam ft Michelle Dodd (Quarantine Edition)

The Berkeley Slam ft Michelle Dodd (Quarantine Edition)

We are LIVE! It's the Berkeley Slam and we have an amazing feature for you this week! It's Michelle Dodd!

For the past year, Rich Oak has been putting on FREE arts programming during the pandemic, paying artists and fundraising for non profits and individuals in need. Now we need your help!

Please consider donating to our gofundme.
https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-rich-oak

Or pledge a monthly donation on our patreon:
http://patreon.com/richoakevents

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06/08/2021

Berkeley Slam is looking forward to the summer, because it always brings some inspiration to write and spit poetry. We hope you agarre too.

Because y’all should come through this Wednesday and sign up for the slam for a chance to win CASH PRIZES! Michelle Dodd is our feature and would appreciate your presence! #berkeleyslam #oaklandslam #alchemyopenmic #richoakevents #richoakalchemyslam #bayareapoetrywriters #bayareapoetry #fdk #blackpoets #virginiapoets #baypoetsunite #poemsofinstagram #poetsofinstagram #writersofinstagram #

06/03/2021
The Berkeley Slam New S**t Show (Quarantine Edition)

The Berkeley Slam New S**t Show (Quarantine Edition)

We are LIVE! It's the Berkeley Slam New S**t Show!

For the past year, Rich Oak has been putting on FREE arts programming during the pandemic, paying artists and fundraising for non profits and individuals in need. Now we need your help!

Please consider donating to our gofundme.
https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-rich-oak

Or pledge a monthly donation on our patreon:
http://patreon.com/richoakevents

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06/01/2021

Oh s**t! New s**t show! That means bring new work! New poets are always welcome to his the stage!

Come through for a chance to win CASH PRIZES!
#berkeleyslam #oaklandslam #richoakalchemy #alchemyopenmic #baypoetsunite #bpu #bayareapoetry #bayareapoets #newshotshow #news**t #poetry #poetrycommunity #poetsofinstagram #writersofinstagram #writerscommunity

05/27/2021
The Berkeley Slam (Quarantine Edition)

The Berkeley Slam (Quarantine Edition)

We are LIVE! It's the Berkeley Slam Quarantine Edition!

For the past year, Rich Oak has been putting on FREE arts programming during the pandemic, paying artists and fundraising for non profits and individuals in need. Now we need your help!

Please consider donating to our gofundme.
https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-rich-oak

Or pledge a monthly donation on our patreon:
http://patreon.com/richoakevents

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05/20/2021
The Berkeley Slam ft FDK Collective (Quarantine Edition)

The Berkeley Slam ft FDK Collective (Quarantine Edition)

We are LIVE! We have an amazing team feature tonight! It's FDK!

For the past year, Rich Oak has been putting on FREE arts programming during the pandemic, paying artists and fundraising for non profits and individuals in need. Now we need your help!

Please consider donating to our gofundme.
https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-rich-oak

Or pledge a monthly donation on our patreon:
http://patreon.com/richoakevents

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05/19/2021
The Oakland Slam ft Toiryan Milligan (Quarantine Edition)

The Oakland Slam ft Toiryan Milligan (Quarantine Edition)

We are LIVE! We have an amazing feature tonight! All the way from Houston, Texas it's Toiryan Milligan

For the past year, Rich Oak has been putting on FREE arts programming during the pandemic, paying artists and fundraising for non profits and individuals in need. Now we need your help!

Please consider donating to our gofundme.
https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-rich-oak

Or pledge a monthly donation on our patreon:
http://patreon.com/richoakevents

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05/13/2021
The Berkeley Slam ft Tova Ricardo (Quarantine Edition)

The Berkeley Slam ft Tova Ricardo (Quarantine Edition)

We are LIVE! We have an amazing feature tonight! It's Tova Ricardo!

For the past year, Rich Oak has been putting on FREE arts programming during the pandemic, paying artists and fundraising for non profits and individuals in need. Now we need your help!

Please consider donating to our gofundme.
https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-rich-oak

Or pledge a monthly donation on our patreon:
http://patreon.com/richoakevents

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05/12/2021

Wednesday night is the only night for Berkeley Slam, and this week @lchaim_tj is rocking our virtual stage!

Sign up for a chance to win Cash Prizes, and a night of amazing poetry.

And don’t forget to catch us tomorrow night at 8:30PM PST!

#berkeleyslam #oaklandslam #poetrysignups #poetry #poems #alchemyopenmic #richoakevents #richoakslam #baypoetsunite #bayareapoetry #bayareapoetrywriters #bayareapoetryslam #writersofinstagram #poetsofinstagram

05/11/2021

Wednesday night is the only night for Berkeley Slam, and this week @lchaim_tj is rocking our virtual stage!

Sign up for a chance to win Cash Prizes, and a night of amazing poetry.

And don’t forget to catch us tomorrow night at 8:30PM PST!

#berkeleyslam #oaklandslam #poetrysignups #poetry #poems #alchemyopenmic #richoakevents #richoakslam #baypoetsunite #bayareapoetry #bayareapoetrywriters #bayareapoetryslam #writersofinstagram #poetsofinstagram

05/06/2021
The Berkeley Slam New S**t Show!

The Berkeley Slam New S**t Show!

We are LIVE for a very special show! After one month of our Make Gold Workshops, it's our NEW S**T SHOW! Poets are encouraged to bring the newest freshest fire to the mic!

For the past year, Rich Oak has been putting on FREE arts programming during the pandemic, paying artists and fundraising for non profits and individuals in need. Now we need your help!

Please consider donating to our gofundme.
https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-rich-oak

Or pledge a monthly donation on our patreon:
http://patreon.com/richoakevents

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04/04/2021
Title: Battle of the Ages ft Anita D! (Quarantine Edition)

Title: Battle of the Ages ft Anita D! (Quarantine Edition)

We are LIVE for a very special show! It's the Battle of the Ages ft. Anita D! The Battle of the Ages is an intergenerational slam, featuring poets from across the Bay. We also have a special guest feature. It's ANITA D!

For the past year, Rich Oak has been putting on FREE arts programming during the pandemic, paying artists and fundraising for non profits and individuals in need. Now we need your help!

Please consider donating to our gofundme.
https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-rich-oak

Or pledge a monthly donation on our patreon:
http://patreon.com/richoakevents

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04/01/2021
The Berkeley Slam ft Alyesha Wise (Quarantine Edition)

The Berkeley Slam ft Alyesha Wise (Quarantine Edition)

We are LIVE! Our feature this week is Alyesha Wise!

For the past year, Rich Oak has been putting on FREE arts programming during the pandemic, paying artists and fundraising for non profits and individuals in need. Now we need your help!

Please consider donating to our gofundme.
https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-rich-oak

Or pledge a monthly donation on our patreon:
http://patreon.com/richoakevents

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03/30/2021

Another Wednesday in March, another amazing poetry set brought to you by Alyesha Wise!⠀

Come join us, sign up for the slam, CATCH THE LIVESTREAM! But support Black Women this Women’s History Month!⠀

#berkeleyslam #oaklandslam #alchemyopenmic #richoakevents #richoakalchemyslam #baypoetsunite #bayareapoetry #bayareapoetrywriters #blackwomenhistorymonth #womenshistorymonth #blackwomenpoets

03/25/2021
The Berkeley Slam ft Imani Sundiata (Quarantine Edition)

The Berkeley Slam ft Imani Sundiata (Quarantine Edition)

We are LIVE! Our feature this week is Imani Sundiata!

For the past year, Rich Oak has been putting on FREE arts programming during the pandemic, paying artists and fundraising for non profits and individuals in need. Now we need your help!

Please consider donating to our gofundme.
https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-rich-oak

Or pledge a monthly donation on our patreon:
http://patreon.com/richoakevents

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03/22/2021

Another Wednesday in March, another amazing poetry set brought to you by Imani Sundiata!

Come join us, sign up for the slam, CATCH THE LIVESTREAM! But support Black Women this Women’s History Month! #berkeleyslam #oaklandslam #alchemyopenmic #richoakevents #richoakalchemyslam #baypoetsunite #bayareapoetry #bayareapoetrywriters #blackwomenhistorymonth #womenshistorymonth #blackwomenpoets

03/18/2021
The Berkeley Slam ft Jari Bradley (Quarantine Edition)

The Berkeley Slam ft Jari Bradley (Quarantine Edition)

We are LIVE! Our feature this week is Jari Bradley!
For the past year, Rich Oak has been putting on FREE arts programming during the pandemic, paying artists and fundraising for non profits and individuals in need. Now we need your help!

Please consider donating to our gofundme.
https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-rich-oak

Or pledge a monthly donation on our patreon:
http://patreon.com/richoakevents

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03/15/2021

We got a new show this Wednesday? Sounds about right!

And we have the a great feature by the name of Jari Bradley

#berkeleyslam #richoakslam #oaklandslam #richoakevents #alchemyopenmic #berekely #poetry #baypoetsunite #bayareapoetry #pbu #blackpoets #blackpoetsociety #writersofinstagram

03/11/2021
The Berkeley Slam ft Dianna A. Harris (Quarantine Edition)

The Berkeley Slam ft Dianna A. Harris (Quarantine Edition)

We are LIVE! Our feature this week is Dianna A. Harris!

For the past year, Rich Oak has been putting on FREE arts programming during the pandemic, paying artists and fundraising for non profits and individuals in need. Now we need your help!

Please consider donating to our gofundme.
https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-rich-oak

Or pledge a monthly donation on our patreon:
http://patreon.com/richoakevents

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03/07/2021

We got a new show this Wednesday? Sounds about right!

And we have the a great feature by the name if Dianna A. Harris! You don’t wanna miss our line up for Black Women’s History Month!

#berkeleyslam #richoakslam #oaklandslam #richoakevents #alchemyopenmic #berekely #poetry #baypoetsunite #bayareapoetry #pbu #blackpoets #blackwomen #blackpoetsociety #blackwomenshistorymonth #womenshistorymonth #writersofinstagram

03/04/2021
The Berkeley Slam ft Akilah Toney

The Berkeley Slam ft Akilah Toney

We are LIVE! We're opening (Black) Women's History Month, froma feature straight from New Orleans, LA: Akilah Toney!

For the past year, Rich Oak has been putting on FREE arts programming during the pandemic, paying artists and fundraising for non profits and individuals in need. Now we need your help!

Please consider donating to our gofundme.
https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-rich-oak

Or pledge a monthly donation on our patreon:
http://patreon.com/richoakevents

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02/25/2021
The Berkeley Slam ft Anna Allen (Quarantine Edition)

The Berkeley Slam ft Anna Allen (Quarantine Edition)

We are LIVE! We're closing out Black History Month with another legend. It's Anna Allen!

For the past year, Rich Oak has been putting on FREE arts programming during the pandemic, paying artists and fundraising for non profits and individuals in need. Now we need your help!

Please consider donating to our gofundme.
https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-rich-oak

Or pledge a monthly donation on our patreon:
http://patreon.com/richoakevents

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02/18/2021
The Berkeley Slam ft Shawn William - Quarantine Edition

The Berkeley Slam ft Shawn William - Quarantine Edition

We are LIVE! You won't believe who's featuring! It's the one and only Shawn William!

For the past year, Rich Oak has been putting on FREE arts programming during the pandemic, paying artists and fundraising for non profits and individuals in need. Now we need your help!

Please consider donating to our gofundme.
https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-rich-oak

Or pledge a monthly donation on our patreon:
http://patreon.com/richoakevents

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02/17/2021
The Oakland Slam ft. D'mani Thomas - Quarantine Edition!

The Oakland Slam ft. D'mani Thomas - Quarantine Edition!

We are LIVE! You won't believe who's featuring! It's the legendary Defender of Oakland, D'mani!

For the past year, Rich Oak has been putting on FREE arts programming during the pandemic, paying artists and fundraising for non profits and individuals in need. Now we need your help!

Please consider donating to our gofundme.
https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-rich-oak

Or pledge a monthly donation on our patreon:
http://patreon.com/richoakevents

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02/11/2021
The Berkeley Slam ft Billy Tuggle (Quarantine Edition)

The Berkeley Slam ft Billy Tuggle (Quarantine Edition)

We are LIVE! You won't believe who's featuring! It's the one and only Billy Tuggle!

For the past year, Rich Oak has been putting on FREE arts programming during the pandemic, paying artists and fundraising for non profits and individuals in need. Now we need your help! Please consider donating to our gofundme. https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-rich-oak

Or pledge a monthly donation on our patreon:
http://patreon.com/richoakevents

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02/04/2021
The Berkeley Slam ft Asia Bryant-Wilkerson (Quarantine Edition)

The Berkeley Slam ft Asia Bryant-Wilkerson (Quarantine Edition)

We are LIVE! A Bay Area Legend returns this week! It's Asia Bryant Wilkerson!

For the past year, Rich Oak has been putting on FREE arts programming during the pandemic, paying artists and fundraising for non profits and individuals in need. Now we need your help! Please consider donating to our gofundme. https://www.gofundme.com/f/support-rich-oak

Or pledge a monthly donation on our patreon:
http://patreon.com/richoakevents

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02/02/2021

Now you know when Asia Bryant-Wilkerson (@iliveinasia_ ) features at Berkeley slam, it’s finna be a good time.

Come celebrate Black History Month with us, as we fundraise for RichOak events and bring you some of the best poetry the Bay Area has to offer.

#berkeleypoetryslam #riskitforthebiscuit #oaklandslam #alchemyopenmic #richoakevents #blackhistorymonth #blackpoetsofinstagram #berkeleyslam #writersofinstagram #poetsofinstagram #bayareapoetry #baypoetsunite

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