New era of Slam in Honolulu! Hawaii's best poets and spoken word artists go head-to-head in competition for bragging rights and a $100 cash prize! Come hear poets perform feats of verbal virtuosity. You will be edified, electrified, and entertained. Special performances from Hawaii Poet Laureate and Slam Master Kealoha, the amazing Human Beatbox Jason Tom and Hat Juggler extraordinaire Sage Bee. Music provided by DJ WanderLust. Hosted by Liam Skilling. Doors open and poet sign up starts at 7pm. Show starts at 8pm. Tickets at $10 in advance; $15 at the door: Honolulu Poetry Slam: Every Fourth Thursday at the Slack Key Lounge (Hawaiian Brian’s). What is a Poetry Slam? Slam Poetry exists at the intersection of ideas, expression, and performance. Poets have three minutes to speak their truth. Members of the audience score the poets. The highest scoring poet takes the prize. And we all emerge engaged, energized, and enlightened. Tickets at $10 in advance; $15 at the door: Doors open at 7pm. Show starts 8pm.

$10 presale, $15 at the door