inkSlam Join Greenway Arts Alliance in association with Da Poetry Lounge for two weeks of hip hop, spoken word, and slam in celebration of National Poetry Month.
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Tickets at www.greenwaycourttheatre.org The LA GET DOWN FESTIVAL (formerly INKSLAM) arose from a partnership between the Greenway Arts Alliance and Da' Poetry Lounge. Greenway Arts Alliance has created a world-class model for non-profit arts in Los Angeles, and is one of the most prolific theatres in the city. Greenway is an organization that offers innovative visual and performing arts education

Tickets at www.greenwaycourttheatre.org The LA GET DOWN FESTIVAL (formerly INKSLAM) arose from a partnership between the Greenway Arts Alliance and Da' Poetry Lounge. Greenway Arts Alliance has created a world-class model for non-profit arts in Los Angeles, and is one of the most prolific theatres in the city. Greenway is an organization that offers innovative visual and performing arts education

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Thanks to all who attended the 1st Annual #LAGetDown! Looking forward to next year!
05/04/2017

Thanks to all who attended the 1st Annual #LAGetDown! Looking forward to next year!

Scenes from the #LAGetDown. Thanks so much to @da_poetry_lounge and @therealshihan for collaborating with us on this incredible two weeks of spoken word in honor of #nationalpoetrymonth and many thanks to @wehoarts for supporting this venture. Looking forward to next year! #greenwayarts #dapoetrylounge #spokenword #wehoarts

Tonight's the night! InkSlam returns with 12 of your favorite poets competing. Tickets at the door- see you at the #LAGe...
04/30/2017

Tonight's the night! InkSlam returns with 12 of your favorite poets competing. Tickets at the door- see you at the #LAGetDown

Tonight at the #LAGetDown our Indie inkSlam returns featuring 12 of the nation's most recognized poets competing for $1500 in prizes! 8 pm, tickets $20 on our website or at the door. Produced in association with @da_poetry_lounge hosted by @therealshihan featuring The Changeling, Ms. Ayevee, @royamarsh, McPherson, Steven Willis, @rudyfrancisco, @johnnyosi, Zachary Kluckman, @hakeemfurious, Brinnley Spencer, @yesikastarr #inkslam #spokenword #nationalpoetrymonth #greenwayarts #dapoetrylounge #poets

Caravan with us to the Premiere Of Heartstorms tomorrow night... 1st Annual L.A. Get Down Festival (formerly inkSlam) FI...
04/25/2017

Caravan with us to the Premiere Of Heartstorms tomorrow night... 1st Annual L.A. Get Down Festival (formerly inkSlam) FINAL WEEK!!! Brought to you by the good folks of Da Poetry Lounge and Greenway Arts

This Wednesday. Witness what "A Story of Worth" has been building towards.

Our Mic presents:

HEARTSTORMS

a play.
a show.
a mic.
the people who come.
the lives in their art.
And the lady
who holds space
for the night.

RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/l8n7zx2
Tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/our-mic-presents-heartstorms-tickets-33478960472

*built in The Great Company
*part of 1st Annual L.A. Get Down Festival (formerly inkSlam)
*join the cast & crew afterwards at Seoul Sausage Company in Little Tokyo

Re-Live A Story of Worth:
PT 1: https://www.facebook.com/ourmic/videos/1140221212772828/
PT 2: https://www.facebook.com/ourmic/videos/1147914748670141/
PT 3: https://www.facebook.com/ourmic/videos/1155736621221287/
PT 4: https://www.facebook.com/ourmic/videos/1163358920459057/
PT 5: https://www.facebook.com/ourmic/videos/1172312896230326/

Tonight at #LAGetDown! 8 pm. Two legendary poets, one extraordinary night. See LA Poet Laureate Luis Javier Rodriguez an...
04/22/2017

Tonight at #LAGetDown! 8 pm. Two legendary poets, one extraordinary night. See LA Poet Laureate Luis Javier Rodriguez and World Stage Co-Founder Kamau Daaood on the Greenway stage share poems, stories and answer your questions about their extraordinary contributions to the spoken word. Hosted by Food 4 Thot. Friends of Greenway get in for only $5! Just mention GreenwayFriend in person or online. www.greenwaycourttheatre.org

Tonight! Only $10. Spread the word and the love! #LAGetDown
04/20/2017

Tonight! Only $10. Spread the word and the love! #LAGetDown

#Repost @da_poetry_lounge with @repostapp
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TONIGHT!!! 8pm. $10 LA Get Down Festival presents -Ink'D OUT: Stories From The LGBTQ Community. Hosted by @yosirey !! Featuring @b.banuelos & @edwinbodney Music by: DJ @sizzle007 ! 4/20 Come share stories of Triumph. Sign ups will be available. Tell a friend. Share & Rp. #LAGetDown #Poetry #spokenword #lgbt #lgbtq #losangeles Get tickets now! Or pay at the door. https://greenwayartsalliance.secure.force.com/ticket#sections_a0F0f00001fIjxJEAS Produced by @greenwaycourttheatre in association with @da_poetry_lounge

On stage Thursday at #LAGetDown - get there early and take the mic! Tickets at www.greenwaycourttheatre.org
04/18/2017

On stage Thursday at #LAGetDown - get there early and take the mic! Tickets at www.greenwaycourttheatre.org

This Thursday night at the Get Down. Yosimar Reyes hosts Ink'd Out: Stories from the LGBT Community. Join Greenway Arts and Da Poetry Lounge and speak your truth - a few open mic slots are up for grabs if you come early. This is #LAGetDown - get your tickets at www.greenwaycourttheatre.org

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04/17/2017

Greenway Court Theatre

Wednesday night, 4/19. LA Get Down, produced by Greenway Arts in association with Da Poetry Lounge. Matt Sedillo hosts a night of spoken word focused on social justice. This is #LAGetDown - tickets only $10 available at the door or at www.greenwaycourttheatre.org

Hey everyone! The Get Down Festival is almost upon us. On Friday we get the legendary founders of Da Poetry Lounge onsta...
04/15/2017

Hey everyone! The Get Down Festival is almost upon us. On Friday we get the legendary founders of Da Poetry Lounge onstage together. Get your tickets now at www.greenwaycourttheatre.org and check out the rest of the festival while you're there! #LAGetDown

#repost @bruthagimel - the @da_poetry_lounge founders take the stage to celebrate National Poetry Month at the LA Get Down. Tickets only $10 to see these legends in action on Friday 4/21, who have been in residence @greenwaycourttheatre nearly every Tuesday night since we opened in 2000. Come hear about the magic #LAGetDown #greenwaycourttheatre #greenwayarts #dapoetrylounge #spokenword #nationalpoetrymonth #lapoets #legends #fairfax #melrose

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04/03/2017

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First of all, a round of applause to all the fabulous poets who performed tonight. And a shoutout to our DJ, Schpilkas, ...
08/21/2016

First of all, a round of applause to all the fabulous poets who performed tonight. And a shoutout to our DJ, Schpilkas, and our host, Shihan, who both did an absolutely amazing job.

And now, what you've all been waiting for.
In third place...Rudy Francisco!!!
In second place...RJ Walker, Spoken Word Artist!!!
And...
(Drum role please)
Our first place winner...give it up...for Anthony McPherson!!!

And get ready for the Youth Slam, which will take place tomorrow, Sunday, August 21, at 10:30am at the Melrose Trading Post.

08/21/2016

Some amazing poets are here competing in our Slam. Who will leave victorious??? #indieslam #spokenword Jesse Parent, Anita D., Ed Mabrey, Jozer, Ms. Alyesha Wise - Artist Page, Rudy Francisco, Anthony McPherson, Bri Blue, Yesika, and Natasha

08/21/2016

And our first competitor of the night...Natasha, our DPL winner!

08/21/2016

Serendoggity is here at InkSlam!!! Come enjoy and amazing hot dog and get your tickets to the Slam!!!

08/20/2016

Ink'd Out, our LGBT spoken word workshop, is happening right now ($10)!!! And then, at 4:30, we have The Poets' Round Table panel, all before the Slam at 8:00 ($20)!!!

08/19/2016

Serendoggity is going to be at InkSlam tomorrow!!!

08/17/2016

Get ready for our first event on Saturday! At 2:00pm, Day 2 of inkSlam will kick off with Ink'd Out, our LGBT Spoken Word Workshop, hosted by Yosimar Reyes. You won't want to miss it!
Where: Greenway Court Theatre
Tickets: $10

08/17/2016

Congratulations to tonight's winner, Natasha, who will be going on to Saturday!!! And a round of applause to all of tonight's poets, who were all absolutely amazing.

08/16/2016

InkSlam is here!!! Tonight at 9pm Da Poetry Lounge will host the first night of InkSlam with a slam, the winner of which will get to participate in Saturday's Slam absolutely free of charge. Tickets are first come first serve, so get there early to hear some amazing poetry. Tickets: $10

08/15/2016

Saturday, August 20th, 2016 the inkSlam Indie Slam Final takes place. 13 poets from all over the country compete for $2000 in prizes. Hosted by Shihan The Poet featuring Jesse Parent aka Jesse Parent, Jozer Guerrero, Alyesha Wise aka Ms. Alyesha Wise - Artist Page, RJ Walker aka RJ Walker, Spoken Word Artist, Rudy Francisco aka Rudy Francisco, Ed Mabrey, Yesika Salgado, Tony McPherson among others. Get your tickets now!!! $20 @ the door. Brought to you by Greenway Arts and Da Poetry Lounge aka Da Poetry Lounge. See you soon.

08/14/2016

2 DAYS!!!!

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3 DAYS LEFT!!!

08/13/2016

4 DAYS!!!

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5 DAYS!!!

08/10/2016
Da Poetry Lounge

Da Poetry Lounge

Next Tuesday, Da Poetry Lounge hosts a special edition of #3rdTuesdays with an inkSlam Indie Slam Slot up for grabs...the 1st place winner of the #3rdTuesday Slam will have their $50 entry fee into the $2000 inkSlam Competition waived. The inkSlam Indie Slam Finals will be held on Saturday, August 20th, 2016 at 8pm...think you have the skills to go against some of the top poets in the country??? Then, come on down and show us what you got. Poets names will be drawn at random on stage. Space is limited. #SpreadTheWord #BringAFriend Check out inkslam.org for more info or email [email protected] $10 at the door and hosted by Shihan Brought to you by the good folks of Da Poetry Lounge: Shihan The Poet, POETRI The Poet, Dante Basco, Brutha Gimel N D Mix, Jasmine Williams, Edwin Bodney, Vanessa Ayala, Robert Lopez, Katrina Kirkpatrick, Donny Jackson, Carolyn Brennan, Fisseha Moges, Def Sound, @DJ Alwayz, Joel Jaimes #BeThere

08/10/2016

6 DAYS!!!

08/09/2016

Get excited!!! InkSlam is in one week!!!

I'm so excited for InkSlam, I just had to tell you guys who is going to be at the Slam! Jozer, Anthony McPherson, and Je...
08/08/2016
INKSLAM » Meet Our Poets

I'm so excited for InkSlam, I just had to tell you guys who is going to be at the Slam! Jozer, Anthony McPherson, and Jesse Parent are just three of our amazing poets competing Saturday, August 20. Check out our Meet Our Poets page on the website for bios http://inkslam.org/our-poets/

“Electricity, coordination, and word efficiency all packaged with entertainment and a dope afro for a bow. You have Anthony McPherson. He has the ability to take a common topic, throw it into space and then bring it back down to earth as a friendly alien. His use of his body to bring his work to lif...

08/07/2016

10 DAYS!!!

08/04/2016

1 WEEK 5 DAYS!!!

07/31/2016

2 weeks and 2 days until InkSlam!!!

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07/27/2016
INKSLAM » Meet Our Poets

POET BIOS!!! Check out our Meet Our Poets page to get to know who will be performing at InkSlam as the poet bios trickle in, and get a sneak peak into some of their poetry! http://inkslam.org/our-poets/

“Electricity, coordination, and word efficiency all packaged with entertainment and a dope afro for a bow. You have Anthony McPherson. He has the ability to take a common topic, throw it into space and then bring it back down to earth as a friendly alien. His use of his body to bring his work to lif...

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What: THE LA GET DOWN FESTIVAL: L.A.'s Premiere Poetry Festival Who: Greenway Arts Alliance and Da' Poetry Lounge, Festival Director Shihan Van Clief, with poets from all across the nation. Where: Greenway Court Theatre, 544 North Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036 When: April 18 - 30, 2017 Tickets: All Events and Workshops $10 except: DPL Tuesdays MTP Sundays inkSlam ($20) All-Access Passes and Special Offers for 25 and under available For tickets: www.greenwaycourttheatre.org

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