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Albany’s Nitty Gritty Slam Team Competes in National Poetry Slam This Week

Monday, August 12th, 2013

The Nitty Gritty Slam – which has been held on the first and third Tuesday evening of each month at Valentineโ€™s Music Hall in Albany since September, 2011 – is sending a team of poets to compete in the National Poetry Slam in Boston this week.

All poets who participated in the twice-a-month Nitty Gritty Slam events throughout the season received points based on their performance scores. The poets with the highest point totals for the season competed in the Grand Slam on Tuesday, May 7, which resulted in the six top competitors being selected for the team headed to the nationals:

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