Poetry Jam

Category: Arts - Performing

Event Date:

Thursday, February 8, 2018


5:30 pm


Lourdes University
6832 Convent BLVD.
Sylvania 43560

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Ashley Jackson





GENERAL EVENT NOTICE: Due to recent concern over the spread of the corona virus, Toledo.com suggests confirming with the actual organizers that this event is still proceeding as planned.

Event Details:

On Thursday, February 8, Lourdes University Student Activities and Toledo Streets Newspaper present a Poetry Jam at 5:30 p.m. in the Ebeid Student Center (Russell Ebeid Hall) at 6832 Convent Blvd. in Sylvania. The event is free and open to the public.

Local writers of all levels of experience are invited to participate in this reading and informal slam competition. Participants will be invited to read for 3-5 minutes on the theme “Our Roots Run Deep,” reflecting on their personal cultural heritage and/or the diversity of American culture as a whole.

Readers may choose to read works written by others, such as a favorite influential author, or share original poetry/spoken word pieces. Only original work will be considered for the slam.

For more information, contact Ashley Jackson, Coordinator of Student Activities & Orientation, at ajackson@lourdes.edu or 419-517-8413.

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