Arts Corps presents
Youth Speaks Seattle 2017 Grand Slam
Doors at 6:00pm — ARRIVE EARLY to get a spot!
Show at 7:00pm
@ Town Hall Seattle (First Hill)
1119 8th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
Hosted by Nikkita «KO» Oliver
Featuring Otieno Terry
Music by Reverend Dollars
10 finalists grace the Grand Slam stage for 1 transformative night of poetry. Witness stories of love, loss, resistance and survival, told through the raw medium of spoken word. The truth will change you.
The top 5 poets will be named the 2017 Youth Speaks Seattle Slam Team and will rep Seattle at the 2017 International Brave New Voices Festival in San Francisco, this July.
TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR, at 6pm
$10 youth / $20 adults / $25-40 sponsor ticket
// Homie discount for groups of 5+ youth = $7 per ticket
**No one is turned away for lack of funds. Tell folks at the door what amount you're able to pay***
The Grand Slam is Youth Speaks Seattle's biggest annual fundraiser. In order to continue providing incredible youth-led programs such as our writing circles, open mics, poetry slams and paid internships, we need you to support us!
This event is ADA wheelchair accessible.
To request ASL interpretation, please email us by April 5th. (We have already confirmed interpreters but want to confirm they will be utilized by folks!)
This is not a scent free event/space but to request a scent free zone, email [email protected]
by April 3rd (acknowledging that Town Hall is not a scent free space overall)
Nearby bus routes (many of these stop in downtown, near Town Hall): 2, 3, 4, 12, 64, 7, 120, 125
For more info, please contact [email protected]