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Timeline

-2009-

Solo Features:
Hideout Poetry Open Mic, February
Ruta Maya Poetry Open Mic - February
(These features were both book release parties for Forever and Rebirth)

-2008-

My 6th chapbook, Rebirth,
released in October.

My 5th chapbook, Forever,
a best-of compliation, released in August

Poems Political Theater & Original 6700
featured on APS Slamoff DVD

Haiku Death Match at FronteraFest w/E. Ott, M. Whalen, & T. Jackson, Hyde Park Theater - Feb 5
We
won a wildcard Best of Fest Award!

Acted in Remake of the Exorcist by Brian Overman - w/ Emily Shafer, Chibbi, Stephanie, Cameron, and Jennifer for the Alamo Drafthouse REWIND KINDLY Filmmaking Frenzy. Screening took place at the Alamo South Lamar on Feb 18!

Two of my haiku were published in Scifikuest!
One was online here (now defunct) at the top of the page, and the other in their print journal (different than online)!

I'm drawing small mazes again!

Titles:
National Finalist at the National Poetry Slam
as a member of 2008 Austin Texas Poetry Slam Team,
we competed in the National Poetry Slam in August of 2008,
advanced to the Finals, and placed 3rd overall out of 76 teams.

Group Features:
B-Scene at the Blanton Art Museum (w/ Team Austin) - Austin - August
Pecan Street Art Festival -
Austin - May

Solo Features:
Hideout Poetry Open Mic, October
Kick Butt Coffee Poetry Open Mic - October
(These features were both book release parties for Forever and Rebirth)

Invitational Slams:
San Antonio, PuroSlam! Air Guitar Slam - (2nd place) - March
Austin, Egos, 4 Quarter-finals, 1 Semi-final & the Final Slam-off

Make-it-Wet Spit-fest, Austin, Ruta Maya, (3rd Place) - April

-2007-
My 4th chapbook, Rrrrrrr, WHAAPP!
Released July 1

Poems Olympic Torch & The Smallest Marsupials of All
featured on Austin Slam Team CD

Haiku published in Hahaku - June

Website migration from Tripod to GoDaddy
Currently Underway
Video and Audio added to Website - Sept

Poetry Tour of Northwestern United States with touring partner Ruff Draft,
including Portland, Seatle, & Vancouver, Canada.
Featured on KBOO Radio Portland

Poetry and Interview on KUT radio Austin in promotional lead-up to NPS 2007.

Austin International Poetry Festival (AIPF) 2007

Slam wins in San Antonio and Austin

Titles:
Member of 2007 Austin Texas Poetry Slam Team,
competed in the National Poetry Slam in August of 2007,
eliminated in Semi-Finals to Charlotte (who went on to win),
ranked 6th overall out of 70 teams.

2007 Austin Egos Sock Puppet Slam Champ (w/ Emily Shafer)
2007 Southwest Shootout Individual Slam Champion (July 6, Abuquerque, NM)

Solo Features:
Hideout Theater - Thursday Night Awesome Improv Variety Show - February
Hideout Theatre - Big Star Burlesque Vaudeville Variety Show - May

Group Features:

Beer and BBQ Poetry Party w/Tony J & Robin B.,- San Marcos, TX - March
B Scene at the Blanton Art Museum (w/ Team Austin) - Austin - July
San Antonio Museum of Modern Art (w/ Puroslam poets) - San Antonio - Sept
Pecan Street Art Festival -
Austin - Sept
Corpus Christi Poetry Slam (w/ Emily Shafer) - Tango Tea Room, Corpus Christi - Nov. 2
Primetimers Club (w/ Mike Henry, Tony Jackson, and Chris Lee) - Austin - Nov. 17
First Night Street Haiku (w/ M. Henry & E. Ott) - Austin - Dec. 31

Invitational Slams:

Price is Right Slam, Austin, Ruta Maya, June
San Antonio, PuroSlam! Quarter-finals 3 (2nd Place) in Feb., & Final Slam-off - April
Austin, Egos, 4 Quarter-finals, 1 Semi-final & the Final Slam-off

Two 2nd place finishes in Austin Quarter-finals.
Austin Slam Bowl
AIPF Slam, Austin, Ruta Maya, (3rd Place) - April
Southwest Shootout, Abuquerque (1st Place - Individuals) - July

-2006-
My 3rd chapbook, Zowie Kapow
Release party & feature at the Hideout, April 2006.

FronteraFest shows Zowie Kapow, & Haiku DeathMatch
Haiku DM won a Best of Fest Award for the 2nd year in a row!!

Austin International Poetry Festival (AIPF) 2006
My Poem, Knives, was accepted into the AIPF 2006 anthology!

Poetry workshop at TETA 2006 with BPE and HDM Crew

Featured on Austin Public Access TV EXSE Spoken Word Show

Slam wins in Austin and San Antonio
2nd Place Austin 2007 Season Quarterfinals 1

Group Features:
Marriott, La Frontera, Round Rock, TX - December
with Erin Livingston, Brian Overman, and Tony Jackson
Facundo at The Flamingo Cantina
with Tony Jackson and Christopher Lee
Beer and BBQ Poetry Party w/Tony J, David H., & Robin B.,- San Marcos, TX - April
Solo Features:
The Hideout Open Mic

Corpus Christi Poetry Slam (Tango Tea Room)

-2005-
My second chapbook: Zip Zap

FronteraFest Best of Fest 2005
FronteraFest Best of Week

Haiku Death Match
w/ Eirik Ott, Mike Whalen, David Hendler,
Matthew John Conely, & Mattie Akers

Austin International Poetry Festival (AIPF) 2005

James S., a senior at Rice High School in Rice, Texas,
recieved 2nd place in the State UIL Forensics Competition
reading two poems from Blim Blam:
Spies from the FBI and I am All

I starred in the short film, "Theory, Fact, or Fiction"
produced by Jollyville Pictures,
Directed by Tate English and Don Swaynos
Produced by Dano Johnson
also starring T. Lynn Mikeska, Curtis, and Youth Pastor Harry

Slam wins in Austin and San Antonio
1st place, Puro Slam Semi-Finals 3, 2005 season
& Puro Slam Semi-Finals 2, 2006 season in San Antonio

Group Features:
Texas Educational Theater Association (TETA)
Conference (Dallas) & The Slam Attic (Austin)
w/ Haiku Death Match Crew,
Solo Features:
The Hideout Open Mic (Austin),
Corpus Christi Poetry Slam (Cassidy's Irish Pub)
Invitational Slams:
Survivor Slam II & III & Price is Right Slam
at Puro Slam in San Antonio
IWPS Qualifiers & Make it Wet Spitfest 3 at Ruta Maya in Austin

-2004-
Self publication of first chapbook: Blim Blam

Austin International Poetry Festival 2004
Poem: Hidden Forbidden Love
Published in AIPF 2004 Anthology

Slam Wins in Austin and San Antonio
Invitational Puro Survivor Slam in San Antonio

-2003-
Featured at Bulldog Alley, Georgetown University,
(Maryland) w/ Omikonga Dibinga in November

Began Slamming in June, 2003

Austin International Poetry Festival 2003

First public reading.

Website redesign and migration to
www.dannystrack.com

-1999 - 2003-
Self publication of three online books of poetry.
Creation of over 2000 original abstract pieces of digital artwork

1999 - Website redesign and migration to Tripod

1997 - Original website created on Geo-cities

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