$12 in advance/$15 at the door
5pm doors/7:30pm showtime
Button Poetry is a Minneapolis-based company and independent publisher, and the world's largest distributor of spoken word and performance poetry media. Button runs a number of local poetry shows, including Button Poetry Live.
Blythe Baird is a spoken word poet, actress, editor, and college student. Her work has gone viral as well as been published or featured by The Huffington Post, Write Bloody, Mic, EverydayFeminism, Vagabomb, Bustle, A-Plus, Yahoo, and Ashton Kutcher. In 2016, her poem “Pocket-Sized Feminism” was ranked the #1 most viewed poem on Button Poetry and was picked up by Motion Poems to be adapted as a short film. She has performed for colleges across the country, sexual violence prevention events, eating disorder awareness seminars, youth homeless shelters, book releases, and more.
Sierra DeMulder is an internationally touring performance poet and educator, a two-time National Poetry Slam champion, and the Director of bluapple Poetry Network, which is a program of the Jason Taylor Foundation. In addition to performing, Sierra is the co-founder of the Slam Camp, an annual writing summer camp for high school students, and Button Poetry, the largest digital distributor of spoken word in the world. She is a four-time published author of The Bones Below, New Shoes on a Dead Horse (2010, 2012, Write Bloody Publishing), We Slept Here (Button Poetry, 2015) and Today Means Amen (Andrews McNeel, 2016).