15th Annual Urban Word NYC
Teen Poetry Slams
To sign up email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 212-352-3495 Space is limited.
Spit for a chance to REPRESENT NYC at the Brave New Voice National Teen Poetry Slam in…!! All expenses paid!!
We honor all styles of poetry, spoken word, hip-hop and manifesto. To perform you must be 13-19 years old. When signing up, please specify which Preliminary Slam you’d would like to read at.
Preliminary & Semifinal Slam $5 teens/$7 adults/Free for performers
NEED DIRECTIONS, visit: www.urbanwordnyc.org
Thursday March 21 5-8PM Harlem Stage (Uptown Open)
Friday March 22 6-9PM The Point in the Bronx
Sunday March 24 3-6PM Nuyorican Poets Café
Monday March 25 6-9PM The Poetry Project
Tuesday March 26 6-9PM Nuyorican Poets Cafe
Thursday April 4 6-9PM Nuyorican Poets Café
Friday April 5 6-9PM The Point in the Bronx
Monday April 8 6-9PM New York Live Arts
Urban Word NYC 15th Annual Teen Poetry Slam
GRAND SLAM FINAL
Saturday April 20
Harlem’s world famous Apollo Theater
Hosted by Regie Cabico
FEATURING MC LYTE
Special performance by: Ifetayo
Beats by DJ Reborn!
This show is not to be missed.
For more info visit www.urbanwordnyc.org or call 212-352-3495 $12 teens/$18 adults/group rates available Apollo Theater Box Office Hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, & Fri 10am-6pm Wed: 10am-8pm Sat: 12-6pm Box Office # 212-531-5305 Ticket Master 212-307-4100 www.ticketmaster.com/apollotheater About MC Lyte Lyricist, pioneer, icon, inspirational speaker, veteran, entrepreneur and legend describe one of the most prolific and well-respected female Hip Hop artists of our time: MC Lyte. A pioneer in the industry, she opened the door for future female Hip Hop artists by daring to do what had never been done while doing something she loved. A role model to women and respected by men everywhere, Lyte never compromises who she is and consistently displays that a woman can turn heads fully clothed! Whenever possible, Lyte enjoys traveling across the nation to use her expertise and story of success to motivate others to take ownership of the world around them while striving to be the best they can possibly be. Author of “Unstoppable: Igniting the Power Within to Achieve Your Greatest Potential,” Lyte is also very active in many social projects, including anti-violence campaigns and Rock the Vote. MC Lyte is the CEO of both Sunni Gyrl, Inc. and Hip Hop Sisters Foundation, the presiding President of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Recording Academy, co-host of the nationally syndicated Café Mocha radio show, and she is also a proud honorary member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc.
About Hip-Hop Sisters Network Founded by MC Lyte, the legendary lyricist and iconic hip-hop pioneer, Hip Hop Sisters Network includes Hip Hop Sisters Artistry, which provides a platform for female artists to showcase their talents in an environment of encouragement and respect, as well as Hip Hop Sisters Foundation, which is a non-profit charity that promotes positive images of women of ethnic diversity by bringing together leaders from the world of Hip Hop, the entertainment industry, and the corporate world. HHS provides national and international support to women and youth around the globe on the topics of: Cultural Issues; Financial Empowerment; Health and Wellness; Mentorship; and Educational Opportunities. Advisory board members include Faith Evans, Ledisi, Jada Pinkett Smith, Chilli, Russell Simmons, Cheryl “Salt” James, Malinda Williams, Kelly Price, Malcolm Jamal Warner, Kenny Lattimore, Melanie Fiona and Dr. Benjamin Chavis. Join the Movement: www.hiphopsisters.org