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On the Web Thu Dec 09 2010

Chicago & Slam Poetry

Alizah Salario delves into the origination of slam poetry in Chicago (Marc Smith, the Green Mill, the Uptown Poetry Slam) and beyond (Def Poetry Jam) -- and poses the question: What has commercialization done to slam poetry? Read all about it here!

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