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Adult Swim: Word Freaks

April 17, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Celebrate National Poetry Month along with everything that is wonderful about words, at our first Adult Swim open to adults age 18 and over.

  • Word game tournaments hosted by “I’m Board” game store
  • Come armed with your best words to play “Stump the Stenographer”
  • Giant Bananagrams and Magnetic Poetry wall
  • Poster printing and Cartonera making in the Art Studio
  • Overture Center presents “You Call that a Headline?” Newsies Game, Wicked Words Cookie Art, The Kinky Sound of Motown Motormouth, and Beastly Wicked Word Web
  • Palindrome performance: Mom Returns from the Horse Races, a short one-act play entirely composed of palindromes, by local playwright Bob Jacobson, 7 p.m.
  • Show off your skills in our grownup Spelling Bee, 7:30 p.m.
  • Music by Flowpoetry, 8:30 p.m.

Grown-up beverages available for purchase (ages 21 and up with ID); soda and pizza available for purchase by everyone.

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