2014 Word Up! winner Zoharian Williams of Piper High.
The City's annual Word Up! Poetry Slam
showcases some of the best spoken-word artists from high schools across Broward County. Word Up! 2016 is set for Saturday, October 29, at 7:00 p.m. in the Sunrise Civic Center Theatre (10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise 33351). General admission tickets are $5 each, available by calling the Civic Center Box Office (954-747-4646) or visiting https://www.sunrisefl.gov/tickets.html
Word Up! 2016 will feature:
Gavin Louis - McFatter High School
Immanuel Jarvis Carter - Plantation High School
Joseph Jean - Piper High School
Melissa Dorce - McArthur High School
Rebecca Rubin - Northeast High School
Riada Mohammed - Plantation High School
Sarah Demetrious - McArthur High School
Tonaye Smith - McArthur High School
Tyrese Lewis - Plantation High School
The Word Up! Poetry Slam is presented in partnership with the Jason Taylor Foundation and the Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network.