Saturday

March 4, 2023


Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center

Doors 7pm | SHOW 8pm

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Highly curated,
ALL-STAR Lineup of 8 of the HARDEST HITTING SPOKEN WORD ARTISTS!


Slam Poetry Titans from all over the country SPITTING FIRE As they compete for cash prizes and the ultimate bragging rights


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Flypoet Classic Slam is A poetry slam on steroids! Literary bloodsport! A no holds barred battle in front of CELEBRITY JUDGES! - with dance & dj battles between rounds


FLYPOET WINTER CLASSIC
TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE


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Premium

$ 65

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Preferred

$ 50

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Reserved

$ 40

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REDONDO BEACH PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA 90278 Get Directions

VENUE & FAQ

Spoken Word is poetry explicitly written to be performed onstage, rather than read from the page. As an art form it focuses on the aesthetics of word play, intonation and voice inflection. While often associated with hip-hop culture, it also has strong ties to storytelling, modern poetry, post-modern performance, and monologue theatre, as well as jazz, blues, and folk music. It can be can be dynamic, comedic, dramatic or tragic and often contains references to current events and issues relevant to contemporary audiences. At its best spoken word is a powerful, high-energy, form of expression that attracts artists and audiences of all ages from a wide range of disciplines and socio-cultural backgrounds.
A poetry slam is a spoken word competition in which poets perform spoken word poetry before a live audience and a panel of judges. Usually in a coffee house, bookstore, small theater or a bar ... A FLYPOET CLASSIC SLAM: Literary bloodsport! A poetry slam on steroids! A no holds barred battle between 10 hand-picked slam poetry titans from all over the country spitting fire to over 1,000 raucous audience members and celebrity judges with a title, bragging rights and big money on the line!
This is NOT your neighborhood open mic! Flypoet takes spoken word so far beyond the concept of coffee house open mics that even people familiar with spoken word are usually in awe of what we do. Flypoet only books the hottest internationally touring poets out today. Flypoet performers have performed at the White House and for Oprah; They have won national spoken word competitions, titles and even Grammy Awards; They have been featured on TED, HBO Def Poetry, Versus and Flow and beyond. Flypoet offers a highly curated experience with high production value and flair for the creative. Prepare to be SEVERELY entertained.
Onsite parking is FREE on a first-come, first-served basis.