We Rise Poetry Slam

We Rise Poetry Slam

Presented by ArtsUnited at ArtServe

Arts United & Niki Lopez Presents

We Rise Poetry Slam: An LGBTQ Women of Color Poetry Slam

$10 donation helps support ArtsUnited's programs. 

Arts United presents 'We Rise: An LGBTQ Women of Color Poetry Slam' in efforts to highlight some of the under represented members of the LGBTQ Community. The black lesbian community and our LGBTQ youth receives very little recognition and this poetry slam will address this need. 
Come out and join us for a wonderful evening with powerful slam poetry & special performances! 
There will be 3 cash prizes totaling $650. 

Hosted by Chunky - a nationally ranked spoken word artist & National Poetry Slam Coach
Music by DJ Surreal

With Special guest judges & poets May Reign and Rebecca Butterflyā€¯ Vaughns along side 3 judges picked from the audience. 

We Rise is a part of Art's United signature annual juried art event: ArtExplosion! 

ArtExplosion is one of the premier, and largest LGBTQ art shows in the United States, and is ArtsUnited's largest fundraiser of the year. This year we have added an erotic art and film show to the opening reception events on January 14th from 6-9 pm. 

Light Bites & drinks

For more information contact our coordinator Niki Lopez 305-975-6262

This program was made possible by a grant from Our Fund, an LGBT community foundation.

Admission Info

Tickets $10, available at

Phone: 305-975-6262


Dates & Times

2017/01/21 - 2037/01/01

Location Info


1350 East Sunrise Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304