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Fourth Annual Green Chile Invitational Youth Poetry Slam

No Prosers Allowed

This Friday, June 9, Warehouse 508 will host the Fourth Annual Green Chile Invitational Regional Slam Poetry Competition, where the Southwest’s best and brightest up-and-coming poets share their verses. This year includes several bouts, as well as workshops from some of Albuquerque’s finest established poets like Ebony Isis Booth and Carlos Contreras. How much are words worth? Find out Friday at 4pm, when this totally free battle of the bards kicks off. (Maggie Grimason)

Friday June 9, 2017

508 First Street NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102

Phone: 296-2738
Website: Click to Visit






Mercedez Holtry

Phone: 505-288-2583

More events at Warehouse 508

Students attend workshops, open mics and a final competition, building bridges and creating change through spoken word.


Join us for the 4th Annual Green Chile Invitational Regional Slam Poetry Competition! Poets travel from around the southwest to Albuquerque. The goal for this event is to prosper and grow as big as possible so that our youth can experience what it means to have a poetry family that’s based in many different regions of the Southwest and to promote the importance of youth voices in the city of Albuquerque and throughout the Southwest. 

Friday June 09th - Preliminary Bouts

Saturday June 10th  -Finals 

 Come witness the amazing poetry by students from Albuquerque, Tucson, The Roaring Fork Valley, and Denver!