WBEZ | Indy Finals http://www.wbez.org/tags/indy-finals Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Louder Than a Bomb 2013 Indy Finals http://www.wbez.org/series/chicago-amplified/louder-bomb-2013-indy-finals-106060 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/main-images/badge.jpg" alt="" /><p><div class="image-insert-image ">The 2013 Individual Poet Finals, took place Wednesday, March 6th at 7pm at Chicago Cultural Center&#39;s Preston Bradley Hall.&nbsp; The top individual poets in the city worked to earn a spot on the 2013 Louder Than a Bomb All-Star Team.</div><p><iframe frameborder="no" height="166" scrolling="no" src="http://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F83013596&amp;show_artwork=true" width="100%"></iframe></p><p>Indy Finalists:</p><p><strong>Antoine Funches</strong>, Simeon Career Academy</p><p><strong>Gerardo Duran</strong>, Little Village North Lawndale High School</p><p><strong>Mariah Starks</strong>, Simeon Career Academy</p><p><strong>Emma Coleman</strong>, Northside College Preparatory High School</p><p><strong>Mia Harris</strong>, Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy</p><p><strong>Jada-Amina Harvey</strong>, Kenwood Academy High School</p><p><strong>Camara Brown</strong>, Oak Park and River Forest High School</p><p><strong>Kyle Morshita</strong>, Maine West High School</p><p><strong>Joseph Faragio</strong>, Parker School</p><p><strong>Tanya Smith</strong>, Kuumba Lynx</p><p><strong>Sejahari Villegas</strong>, Kuumba Lynx</p><p><strong>Taylor Robinson</strong>, Phoenix Military Academy<br /><br />The largest of its kind in the world, Louder Than A Bomb (LTAB) is Chicago&rsquo;s rapidly-growing teen poetry festival, which took place at various venues around Chicago beginning February 16 and continued through to the finals on March 9, 2013. Aiming to bring teens together across racial, gang, and socio-economic lines, LTAB is a friendly competition that emphasizes self-expression and community via poetry, oral story-telling, and hip-hop spoken word.</p></p> Tue, 12 Mar 2013 22:56:00 -0500 http://www.wbez.org/series/chicago-amplified/louder-bomb-2013-indy-finals-106060