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Perth Slam at Four5nine it’s Perth’s only monthly Poetry Slam event – where the winner takes the door. See, hear, touch, taste and smell the poets! Be one! Basically a poetry slam is the competitive art of Performance Poetry! We base our rules on the Australian Poetry Slam. Slam contestants are given a microphone, a live audience and just two minutes to impress the judges with their original spoken word, poetry, hip hop, monologues and stories. Five judges are picked randomly by the MC. After each performance, judges hold up score cards using a 1- 10 scale, with 10 being the highest. Of the five scores for each poet, only the middle three scores are counted. The judges’ decisions are final! And at the end of the night, the poet with the most points takes a big cut of the door! $10 Entry / $5 Concession. Sign up to SLAM @ 4:30. Slam starts at 5pm. (16 slam spots available each month)