Upcoming 2021 Cincinnati Poetry Slam event dates:
March 11 - VIRTUAL OPEN MIC (no fee)
May 6 - VIRTUAL SLAM ($30 entry fee)
July 10 - TBD
September 11 - TBD
November 13 - TBD
Must be at least 18 years old to register. Dates and platforms are subject to change.
ABOUT CINCINNATI POETRY SLAM
Cincinnati Poetry Slam is a poetry slam was founded by legendary,
award-winning spoken word artist and entrepreneur,
Kimberly “DuWaup” Bolden.
Cincinnati Poetry Slam is presented by THRIVE and powered by Elementz.
Cincinnati Poetry Slam showcases artists
from around Cincinnati, the midwest, and beyond. This event
supports unity in the community by providing opportunities for
poets, spoken word artists, community members, and business owners
to connect in a space where all feel welcome and supported.
As we all know, the power of unity is undeniable.
ABOUT THE FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Kimberly “DuWaup” Bolden is a nationally known poet
and spoken word artist who has been writing creatively,
performing, and hosting artist showcase events for almost two decades.
DuWaup has toured and performed in numerous cities around the country alongside
some of today’s most prolific and profound artists. She is the founder and Executive Producer of Cincinnati Poetry Slam as well as the Marketing Manager and Poetry Programs Coordinator for Elementz Hip Hop Cultural Center located in Cincinnati, OH. She has won spoken word competitions and awards, both as a solo artist and as a member of spoken word groups and collectives. DuWaup has collaborated with other creatives on major spoken word events, recording projects, stage plays, web series, and publications. More independent projects and collaborations can be expected from DuWaup in the near future.