Jewish Community Center of Washington, DC

Literary Festival--SLAM!
Hillyer Art Space


O-LMD-poetrySaturday, October 24
SLAM! An Evening of Spoken Word Poetry

9:00 pm | Hillyer Art Space, 9 Hillyer Court NW
$10, Discounted Members/Seniors/Under 25 $8

Shout-out to all area poets and spoken word performers: come out and show your skills at our poetry slam! Featured artist Jake Marmer will take the stage to show you how it’s done before you take your turn. Share your latest work or cheer on your friends as they compete in this great night of spoken word poetry. Please sign up in advance; e-mail .

O-LMD-jake marmerJake Marmer merges poetry and performance into philosophically viral mixtures like existentialist dancehall, talmudic jazz poetry and personalized bop apocalypse. He has performed extensively in New York and Jerusalem, with his band Frantic Turtle and Mima'amakim collective.

Supported by the Ruth Behrend & Charles Haskell Small Fund, established to support programs showcasing the work and creativity of local artists and poets.

Co-sponsored by Hillyer Art Space and Poetica Magazine, Reflections of Jewish Thought.

This program is closed for online registration, but tickets WILL BE available at the door. You may also sign up at the door to participate as a poet.

Time: 9:00 PM - 10:30 PM

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