Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

2018 Verselandia!

Come celebrate Portland’s creative youth during our sixth annual Verselandia! poetry slam. This city-wide event features students from Parkrose, Roosevelt, Metropolitan Learning Center, Benson, Lincoln, Gresham, Sam Barlow, Franklin, Madison, Wilson, Jefferson, Grant, and Cleveland high schools competing for poetic glory. Verselandia! is the Grand Slam for the winners from individual school slams hosted by public high school library media specialists.

Following the same rules as national poetry slams, students must perform original work without props, costumes, or music in front of a panel of judges and a live audience. Using a scale of one to ten, Verselandia judges will rate both the performance and the writing of each student. Five students with the top scores will walk away with great prizes, but only one will be a champion.

Please note that high school students may use adult language and explore adult themes.

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall : Upcoming Events

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Oregon Symphony presents The Music of John Williams at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall...

Showing: 02/17 - 02/18
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White Bird welcomes Mark Morris Dance Group to the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall Wednesday,...

Showing: 02/21
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Live Nation welcomes Sam Harris and the Waking Up Podcast to the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall...

Showing: 02/22
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Oregon Symphony presents Sibelius’ Fifth Symphony at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall February...

Showing: 02/24 - 02/26
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Oregon Symphony presents the k.d. lang - ingénue redux 25th Anniversary Tour at Arlene Schnitzer Concert...

Showing: 02/27
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Oregon Symphony presents a special concert with Blind Pilot at the Portland'5 Arlene Schnitzer Concert...

Showing: 03/01