Kentucky Center ArtsReach and Rheonna Thornton present
LIP GLOSS DIARIES 2017
A Poetry Slam for Young Women Ages 15-18
Hosted by Lance G. Newman II
Saturday, April 1, 8 p.m.
Free and Open to the Public, No Ticket Required
The Kentucky Center
501 W. Main Street, Louisville KY 40202
Join us for the second annual Lip Gloss Diaries Poetry Slam for young women poets age 15-18. The poetry slam, hosted by Lance Newman, will feature the presentation of the Good Vibes Award to percussionist Imani Keith. First, second and third place winners will receive special prizes along with Lip Gloss Diaries bragging rights.
Lance G. Newman II, has been writing and performing since he was 13 years of age. He is the founder of SpreadLovEnterprise and the 'slam master' for the adult poetry slam team, Loohavul Lip. Newman is a poet, spoken word artist, instructor, community advocate, and performance art host. He hosts workshops and events for healing and creativity and directs the nonprofit organization, Young Poets of Louisville.
The Kentucky Center ArtsReach program is made possible with support from Louisville Metro Government, The Norton Foundation, WHAS Crusade for Children, Mark Edwards Violins, Ernst & Young and The Kentucky Center Endowment Fund with additional support provided by Brown-Forman, Yum! Brands, Inc. and other private donors.