The Poets for Justice Poetry Slam

Saturday, April 17 · view days & times
Venue: Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks


Gates: 3:15 p.m. | Show: 4 p.m.

The Poets for Justice Poetry Slam is a free, family-friendly event that will feature spoken word artists and vocalists from all over the region to stir up hope and inspiration in the ongoing fight for justice and racial equality!

Hosted/directed by Zena Goodwin, presented in partnership with ArtsQuest, and sponsored by the Friends of the Lehigh University Libraries, the Poets for Justice Poetry Slam will take place at the Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks, where all CDC and state/local health guidelines are being strictly observed. Patrons must register for their free ticket using the ticketing link above; each ticket gets the holder access to one socially distanced lawn square that can fit up to four people. Patrons are responsible for bringing their own chairs and/or blankets.

The event will also be simulcast via a livestream that patrons can register for here. Livestream patrons will be sent a Zoom link in the half-hour prior to the event's start and will also be able to participate in the post-show Q&A.

Performers include:
Nasheera Brown
Chloe Cole-Wilson
Pastor Edward Goodwin
Rev. Kari Holmes
Corey Riotz
Honey Rock
Zamarrie Rose
Pastor Geoff Whitcomb
Lady Z
and music from:
Devin L. Gray
Juanita-Renay Gray
Cyrus Thompson

Performers are subject to change. Rain date: Apr 20, time TBD.

Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be available via the Mack Truck Stop. Please note that alcohol will not be sold at this event and that the Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks has a strict policy prohibiting outside food and drink. Click here for a complete list of venue policies (but note that the lawn chairs/blankets policy is being waived for this event).

Photo credit: Kari Holmes | Graphic design: Jasmin Barnwell

Health and Safety Guidelines

The health and safety of our patrons, vendors, volunteers, staff, and everyone attending our campus, buildings, and events is of the utmost importance to ArtsQuest and we have established a number of best practices and procedures based on guidelines from the CDC, City of Bethlehem and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Please click here to read all of the safety guidelines and regulations in place for attendance at this event.

Venue Information
Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks
645 E. First Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015
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