Spoken Word, Song and
and Storytelling Slam!
7-10 p.m., Thursday, May 10
Highliner Public House
3909 18th Avenue West
@ Fisherman’s Terminal
No Cost to Participate
& Free Admission
Stories of the Sea, a raucous night dedicated to song, poetry and storytelling about the epic adventures of commercial fishing and the maritime industry. The evening will feature 14 performers, with cash prizes awarded to the top participants.
2018 Cash Prizes!
First Place – Spoken Word Story: $150 First Place - Story Song: $100
Second Place – Spoken Word Story: $100 Second Place – Story Song: $ 50
Third Place Spoken Word Story: $ 50 Third Place – Story Song: $ 25
Best Overall Presentation/Stage Presence: $100
Honorable Mention: $25
Each performer will have 10 minutes and we are limited to 14 storytellers. Performers may combine a Spoken Word and Song Story in their performance. Artists can perform one story or multiple stories. Each story by an artist during a performance will be judged individually and artists can win multiple cash prizes based on their performance. Performers will be judged based on if it is an Original Story, Creativity, Presentation & Stage Presence, Imagery, Poetic/literary Content, If You Have Worked in the Maritime Industry, and Nautical Relevance. Judging will be industry leaders and media members. Al Hirsch will be our host and will not be competing.
Join the celebration of our working waterfront.
Maritime Day in Olympia
January 26 – February 3
Seattle International Boat Show
CenturyLink Field, South Lake Union, and an all-new location at Bell Harbor Marina
SO²UND Day – Sail Off On Unique Nautical Discoveries – A Maritime and Marine Science Exploration Day!
Youth Maritime Collaborative
Seattle Maritime Academy
Duwamish Alive! Restoration and Cleanup
Earth Day at Shilshole Bay Marina
Seattle Maritime Festival
Opening of Cruise Season
Opening Day of Boating Season sponsored by Seattle Yacht Club
Lake Union, Ship Canal, Lake Washington
Stories of the Sea Maritime Poetry and Song Slam sponsored by the Seattle Propeller Club
Highliner Public House, Fishermen’s Terminal
May 11 and 12
Northwest Paddling Festival sponsored by Northwest Marine Trade Association
Lake Sammamish State Park, Issaquah
Walking Tour of Fishermen's Terminal - FREE
10:30 a.m. - Noon
Sponsored by the Port of Seattle
RSVP to come
Harley Marine Seattle Maritime Festival Family Fun Day sponsored by the Seattle Propeller Club
Seattle Maritime Academy
Harley Marine Seattle Maritime Festival Breakfast sponsored by the Seattle Propeller Club
Marriot Waterfront Hotel
Tacoma Propeller Club Chowdown
National Maritime Day
May 26 - 27
NW Seaport Classic Workboat Show
South Lake Union Park
All events subject to change.