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Word Up! 2017 Wednesday, December 20, at 6:30 p.m.
Sunrise Civic Center Theatre
10610 West Oakland Park Boulevard,  Sunrise 33351

Hear some of the best spoken-word artists from high schools across Broward County compete for cash prizes and bragging rights. We'll also have intermission entertainment and an Audience Choice award. 

Word Up! - now in its ninth year - is presented in collaboration with the Jason Taylor Foundation and the Omari Hardwick bluapple Poetry Network

Our poets include:

  • Amayah Morales, Piper High School
  • Ismael Timane, Piper High School
  • Jadon Polydore, Hollywood Hills High School
  • Joseph Jean, Piper High School
  • Laudz Fenelus, Hollywood Hills High School
  • Lucia Vieites, Charles W. Flanagan High School
  • Nyah Hardmon, Cypress Bay High School
  • Ramis Hashmi, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
  • Sydnie Cohen, Cypress Bay High School

Reserved seating tickets are just $5 each. Call the Sunrise Civic Center Box Office for information (954-747-4646) or visit

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Last updated: 12/11/2017 1:33:04 PM