Come support these poets as they compete for a spot on the 2017 BAM Team! More information can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/332786893744931/
Please help our youth get to Brave New Voices! Just click the link and read their story...you won't regret it!
NEWS! In November we had our finals and welcomed our new team members to BAMily 2015/2016. It was a great night, with a packed house and some of the best poetry we have ever heard! Please welcome: (From left to right) Faith Paré - Maymuna Mohamed - Twoey Gray - Jaylen Stark - Cassandra Myers (Captain) - Regan Campbell - Lindsey Drury aka Londzo.
MORE NEWS! Just last night we had our first ever Women of the World's Qualifier slam! You heard us right, BAM is now a certified NPS, which means we can send a representative from BAM to all National events! This year, BAM's representative for WoWPS2016 will be the lovely Londzo (middle)! Cassandra Myers took second place and Maymuna Mohamed took third! Thanks to all the wonderful ladies who shared their stories with us last night, you guys all slayed! (by the way, that's four generation of BAM you are looking at...how incredible!!!)
Thank you so much for making 2015 a great year for BAM! We look forward to having another incredible year in 2016 and seeing all of your beautiful faces in the New Year!
Top 12 poets qualified for the finals before our last regular season slam:
Interview with Maymuna: http://www.jazz.fm/index.php/on-air-mainmenu/the-arts/12587-young-poet-maymuna-mohamed-shares-her-story
Interview with Thunderclaw: http://www.jazz.fm/index.php/on-air-mainmenu/the-arts/12611-thunderclaw-robinson-artist-poet-and-musician
Interview with Twoey Gray: http://www.jazz.fm/index.php/on-air-mainmenu/the-arts/12639-twoey-gray-on-poetry-in-politics-and-sexuality
Interview with Londzo: http://www.jazz.fm/index.php/on-air-mainmenu/the-arts/12669-how-to-heal-with-poetry-londzo-bam-youth-poetry-slam
Interview with Cassandra Myers: http://www.jazz.fm/index.php/component/content/article/12719
Check out our fundraiser page at: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/bam-youth-slam-team-2015--2
Hey Slam Community,
Welcome to the new BAM! website! We are so happy to have a spot where we can share a little bit of the magic that goes on at our monthly slam!
Please feel free to explore the site! We made it just for you!
Stay tuned for more updates...
BAM! The Toronto Youth Slam