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Ignite The Mic Poetry Slam Competition

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Start Date:
August 24, 2019
End Date:
August 24, 2019
Hearn Stage, Kress Theatre
7:00 PM
 What is a poetry slam? A poetry slam is a performance poetry competition featuring poets battling it out for the title of, The Best Poet!

The purpose of this event is to promote the creation and performance of poetry that engages communities and provides a platform for poetic voices to be heard uncensored.

Bring a date! Bring a friend! Join us for a night of amazing performances as award winning poets from all over the globe compete in Central Louisiana's, "Ignite The Mic" Poetry Slam. You don't want to miss this event!

Let's bring The Arts to Downtown Alexandria.

Must be 16 years of age. Doors open at 6:30pm. Show starts at 7pm.

Limited seating.
Online early-bird ticket purchase strongly encouraged!

$15 | Advance
$25 | Door

Event admission, the day of, at the door, is CASH only. All ticket purchases are general admission seating.

Please be advised: Poets are uncensored and freedom of speech is in full effect.

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