Join us at The Top Hat on Sunday, April 9 for the Express to Speak Fundraiser Poetry Slam! 16 poets, 4 rounds, one winner. $5 at the door. Call (406) 818-1111 to reserve a spot.
*Please note: The Top Hat kitchen is closed on Sundays. Kitchen service will not be available for this event. Full bar will be available with valid photo ID
Tahj Kjelland has been hosting Poetry Slams for over eight years in Missoula. He hosts the annually Book Festival Slam in the fall and helps organize other slams throughout the year.
Tahj is a social worker and musician here in Missoula. Tahj has developed a nonprofit organization called Express to Speak. Express to Speak is a program designed to empower youth through creative expression.
Over the last six years over three thousand five hundred adolescent youth have participated in Express to Speak programing. On April 9th, Tahj will host a Poetry Slam in honor of Express to Speak.