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Day One Team Results & First Underground Indies Champ

April 26, 2014 Astorino’s and The Prophouse Café were bouncing with excitement. After the first day of the team competition, the standings look like this: All the school teams have given themselves funky nicknames, as you can tell. The teams are ranked by their placing in each bout. The first level tiebreaker is point differential, […]

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Amy Everhart Added to Hullabaloo 2013


September 7, 2012 Last year, Amy Everhart came up to the Vancouver Poetry Slam and blew everyone out of their seats. Now, we’re going to have her back! She’ll be featuring at Hullabaloo 2013 Team Finals Night and conducting workshops throughout the week. Bio: Amy Everhart has been called one of “America’s most refreshing Poetic […]

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Youthink Magazine Article on Hullabaloo Winners

May 21, 2012 (South Delta Secondary, Hullabaloo Team Champions, Zoe Wessler, Parker Woods, Sam Merritt and Floyd VB and their coach Trevor “Spillious the Ridiculous One” Spilchen) Youthink Magazine has been a fabulous media sponsor for Hullabaloo. Read their article about the results of this year’s festival as well as their interview with Reynolds Secondary’s […]

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Results from Team Finals

April 15, 2012 Hullabaloo culminates in the Team Finals bout. Last year, Reynolds won and South Delta came in second. This year, they switched spots with South Delta taking first place and Reynolds taking first runner-up. Vancouver island was well-represented with Glenlyon Norfolk and Reynolds both from the Victoria area, and both making Finals stage. […]

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Results from Indies Finals

April 14, 2012 The Indies Finals competition blew the roof on The Rio Theatre. 12 of the best youth poets in BC participated in a three round slam of poetic madness. The first round was a 3-minute round with regular slam rules. 12 poets performed and the top 7 advanced (highlighted in blue). The second […]

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Final Standings from Prelims

April 13, 2012 After two evenings of astounding poetry, the results are in. These numbers do little to convey the courage and beauty of all of the poems presented, but it is an essential part of this crazy thing called poetry slam. Many members of the old guard of the Vancouver slam scene were in […]

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Rankings after Day One

April 12, 2012 UPDATED (2:10pm, April 12, 2012): individual poets’ names added for Reynolds in Indies standings. If finals started today (and they don’t), the teams and individuals highlighted would advance. However there’s still a whole day of competition to go and anything could happen! Beside the team or individual name is the rank of […]

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Shaw TV features Hullabaloo

April 10, 2012 Fantastic segment on Hullabaloo featuring youth poets from New Westminster and South Delta. Hullabaloo is the first part of this video (staring at 1:06) that was aired on Shaw TV. In his excitement, RC Weslowski tells Floyd and Jasmine that both their teams will be part of Team Finals Night. Obviously those […]

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Metaphors Be With You

April 8, 2012 Picked up the Hullabaloo t-shirts yesterday and we’re already receiving facebook messages from people asking me how they can buy them. We might have to do a second printing. Big ups to Dave at The Goods on Broadway for doing such a great job. If you need a quality silk-screening job done […]

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