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Black Arts Matter Festival: Poetry Slam

Theater
Friday, March 25
6:30 pm
Memorial Union | Shannon Hall
Cost: $5-$30 | Ticket Policies: See below for cost details.
Black Arts Matter Festival is an interdisciplinary arts festival dedicated to building community around Black artistry.

Presented as part of the third annual Black Arts Matter Festival, witness more than 30 poets from around the country compete in a three-day, national poetry slam from March 23 - 25.

Single tickets are available for prelims, semi-finals, and finals.

Poetry Slam Prelims

Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Great Hall | Play Circle
5:30 PM and 8:30 PM
In-person only

Poetry Slam Semi-Finals

Thursday, March 24, 2022
Play Circle
7:30 PM
In-person only

Poetry Slam Finals

March 25, 2022
Shannon Hall
6:30 PM
Doors Open 6:00 PM
In-person only

Single tickets available for purchase.

  • RUSH TICKETS: $5 (available after 5 PM on 3/25/22)
  • General Admission $30
  • Members/Faculty/Staff $27
  • UW-Madison Students/Youth (Under 17): $20

See the Poets

More Black Arts Matter Festival Events:

Black Arts Matter Festival: Body Politics
Saturday, March 26
Play Circle
2:00 PM

LEARN MORE

Black Arts Matter Festival: CHIKA
Free event!
Saturday, March 26
Shannon Hall
8:00 PM

LEARN MORE

 

Read about the third annual Black Arts Matter Festival poetry slam.

Click here for the most up-to-date information about COVID-19-related health and safety protocols.

Event Categories

THEATER SEASON

Presented as part of the third annual Black Arts Matter Festival, witness more than 30 poets from around the country compete in a three-day, national poetry slam from March 23 - 25.

Single tickets are available for prelims, semi-finals, and finals.

Poetry Slam Prelims

Wednesday, March 23, 2022
Great Hall | Play Circle
5:30 PM and 8:30 PM
In-person only

Poetry Slam Semi-Finals

Thursday, March 24, 2022
Play Circle
7:30 PM
In-person only

Poetry Slam Finals

March 25, 2022
Shannon Hall
6:30 PM
Doors Open 6:00 PM
In-person only

Single tickets available for purchase.

  • RUSH TICKETS: $5 (available after 5 PM on 3/25/22)
  • General Admission $30
  • Members/Faculty/Staff $27
  • UW-Madison Students/Youth (Under 17): $20

See the Poets

More Black Arts Matter Festival Events:

Black Arts Matter Festival: Body Politics
Saturday, March 26
Play Circle
2:00 PM

LEARN MORE

Black Arts Matter Festival: CHIKA
Free event!
Saturday, March 26
Shannon Hall
8:00 PM

LEARN MORE

 

Read about the third annual Black Arts Matter Festival poetry slam.

Click here for the most up-to-date information about COVID-19-related health and safety protocols.

Event Categories

THEATER SEASON

Presented by:

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Wisconsin Union Theater

608-265-ARTS

With support from:

National Endowment for the Arts Logo

National Endowment for the Arts

Brittingham Trust Logo

Brittingham Trust

Evjue Foundation Logo

Evjue Foundation

Dane Arts Logo

Dane Arts

Green Bay Packers Foundation Logo

Green Bay Packers Foundation

Wisconsin Alumni Association Logo

Wisconsin Alumni Association

APAP ArtsForward Logo

APAP ArtsForward

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