Word Up! Poetry Slam

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018
7:00 p.m.
Sunrise Civic Center Theatre, 10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard, Sunrise 33351
Reserved seating: $5 per person
Call (954) 747-4646 for tickets, or visit 

Sunrise is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Word Up! – our spoken-word poetry competition for Broward County high school students. After acing auditions and participating in a series of writing and performance workshops, our poets are ready for the finals. Come out and show  your support as they compete for cash prizes and bragging rights!

This year's poets include:

  • Isaac Bright, Charles W. Flanagan High
  • Samuel Davis, Hollywood Hills High
  • Rodnesha Dover, Fort Lauderdale High
  • Nyah Hardmon, Cypress Bay High
  • Patreeka Hart, Piper High
  • Jahkari Gonzalez, Hollywood Hills High
  • Jelissa Knight, Fort Lauderdale High
  • Camden Proz, Hollywood Hills High
  • Adakai Robbins, Hollywood Hills High
  • Julia Safrin, Cooper City High
  • Ifeanyi Uwadia, Hollywood Hills High

Word Up! is presented in collaboration with the Jason Taylor Foundation, the Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network, and the Art Prevails Project.