Regional Youth Poetry Slam Competition



Academy of Music Theatre (274 Main St, Northampton, MA 01060, Northampton MA)

Saturday April 29 Regional Youth Poetry Slam Competition Saturday, April 29 at 7:30 pm Sponsored by Smith College & Easthampton Savings Bank The Academy of Music Theatre in Northampton announces its first-ever Regional Youth Poetry Slam Competition for area high school students in the Franklin, Hampshire, and Hampden counties, hosted by Lyrical Faith. The competition is a three-round elimination slam with the poet competing for the top three prizes. Lyrical Faith is a Black American Educator, Activist and Spoken Word Poet from The Bronx, NY. She is the 3rd ranked Woman Poet in the World as of the 2022 Women of the World Poetry Slam, an inaugural Bronx Poet Laureate finalist, a two-time recipient of the Bronx Council on the Arts BRIO Award, and the 2015 Syracuse University Poet of the Year. She's a graduate of the Public Relations program at Syracuse University, a Masters degree recipient of the Higher Education & Student Affairs program at NYU, and a current Social Justice Education Doctoral student at UMass Amherst studying the intersections of arts and activism. Through her poetry, Lyrical Faith strives to inspire, educate and advocate for intersectional and institutional issues by merging the arts and activism from a faith-based worldview. Show Date/Time: Saturday, April 29, 2023 at 7:30 pm Doors at 7:00 pm Ticket Prices: $10 Students, $15 General Public + Taxes & Fees Where/ How Tickets Can be Purchased: Purchase online using the button on the top right, or you may visit or call our box office at 413-584-9032 ext.105. Box Office Hours are 3pm - 6pm, Tuesday - Friday. Service fees always apply with purchase.