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  • Blogs

    September 29, 2014

    Benjamin Booker: "I Was a Pretty Dorky Kid"

    Benjamin Booker | Turf Club | Monday, September 29Singer and guitarist Benjamin Booker's signature "Tent City Rivival" sound is what hipsters play to their children instead of lullabies. Booker's gravelly voice evokes a chipper Tom Waits with the timeless vocal simplicity of Bruce Springsteen (had T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    National Poetry Slam 2010 day 3 wrap-up, day 4 recommendations

    ​The third day of prelims in the 2010 National Poetry Slam was even more bustling with energy than the previous two nights. City Pages camped out at Wild Tymes for the first bout between Denver, CO; Irving, TX; Manchester, NH; and Orlando, FL. The crowd was sparse towards the beginning--so much so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2010

    National Poetry Slam 2010: Day 2 wrap up, day 3 recommendations

    ​Day two of the National Poetry Slam held another set of preliminary bouts. Across the downtown area groups of four teams battled it out for first place and a spot in Friday's semifinal round. For day two City Pages camped out at Wild Tymes for the evening. The first bout featured teams from A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    National Poetry Slam 2010 day one wrap-up, day two recommendations

    Ward RubrechtSlam poet Guante​It was a crazy night at the Artists' Quarter, one of the six venues running concurrent bouts for last night's portion of the National Poetry Slam 2010. An hour before doors opened folks were already cramming into the narrow corridor outside the venue, anxious to get g ... More >>

  • Arts

    March 30, 2005

    Two Diaries from South by Southwest #19, Part Two

    What's the Only Industry That Holds Its Trade Show Around a Keg?