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WXW Presents 10 New Voices for the 10x10 Upstreet Festival February 19, 7P at the Berkshire Museum

10 New Voices

February 19, 7P
Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street, Pittsfield
[Free]

For 10x10, WXW has invited 3 dynamic young poets - Don'Jea Smith, Grace Rossman and Sage - to curate a program of passionate, forward facing voices, to unapologetically share their truths in a fast paced, expectation-shattering spoken word event.

With Don'Jea Smith, Steven Amash, Hannah Pimenta, Mikaela Serrano, Sage, Grace Rossman, Ashley Alafberg, more TBA.

WXW Poets Creating Conversation: Education In America, February 26, 7P at the Berkshire Museum

Poets Creating Conversation

Education in America

February 26, 7P
Berkshire Museum, 39 South Street, Pittsfield
[Free]

Everybody's got something to say. Public education, home school, k-12, college, or the lessons that life has dropped on us. In this fast paced program, poets are challenged to apply their creative energy to slicing and dicing education in America. From inside the halls and walls of our institutions to the “real” world, cautionary tales and inspirational stories, told as only a poet can.

Poets Creating Conversation is a three-part series that asks poets to help us unpack and navigate through issues that we are all inexorably wrapped in. Expect hard truths and humor; cautionary tales and inspirational stories all rolled into a fast paced program.

Women's Invitational Poetry Slam

WXW Women's Invitational Poetry Slam

March 4, 3P
Dottie's, 444 North Street, Pittsfield
[Free]

For the 2nd Annual WordXWord Women's Invitational Poetry Slam we've invited a field of fantastic female poets to put their work on the line.

Save the date and plan on getting there early if you want a seat!

Find out more about Poets Creating Conversation

Poets Creating Conversation

We invite poets to join us for a series of three events focusing on important themes/issues in our current national discourse. Find out more >