Austin Poetry Slam Feat. Kevin Kantor

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We don't sleep on you at the Austin Poetry Slam! Still fresh from our finals, we've already begun our new slam season!!! Tonight is business as usual with our first regular open slam of the 2016-2017 season, hosted by Glori B!!!

Sign up for the open slam starts at 7:30 and close at 8pm! Sign up will be located at the door! Please refer to our funnel system to determine if you're elligible to sign up for Tuesday! DOn't forget, out Sunday Show is your ticket to the Tuesday Slam!

Our feature tonight is none other than Kevin Kantor!

Who is this Kevin?

Kevin Kantor is a spoken word poet, actor, teaching artist, & queer agent for social change. They are the founder & former artistic director of Greeley, Colorado’s SOAPbox Productions, a theatre company & poetry venue dedicated to furthering conversations that are politically engaged & culturally conscious through live performance art.

Kevin has toured nationally with his poetry, performing & leading workshops at colleges & universities across the country. Their collective work has garnered over 5 million views on YouTube.

Kevin's writing, which aims to subvert toxic masculinity, explore survivorship & trauma, & raise queer voices, has been featured on The Huffington Post, Buzzfeed, Upworthy, & is forthcoming in the anthology We Believe You: Survivors of Campus Sexual Assault Speak Out (Holt Paperback). Most recently, Kevin was featured on an episode of John Ridley’s ABC drama American Crime.

Kevin was the coach & competing member of the University Of Northern Colorado’s 2014 and 2015 College Unions Poetry Slam Invitational Teams, both of which placed in Semi-Finals. At CUPSI 2015, they were awarded “Best of The Rest” and “Best Persona Poem.” Kevin was also a member of the 2012 Denver Minor Disturbance Poetry Slam Team, which took 1st in the world at Brave New Voices in Oakland, California.
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