Arkansas Arts Center Hosts Rock Town Slam

Feb 29th, 2012 | By admin | Category: Entertainment

(LITTLE ROCK, AR) – The Arkansas Arts Center will serve as the venue for the Rock Town Slam on Wednesday, March 14, 2012, at 7:30 p.m.

The Rock Town Slam is open to the public, and participants can sign up at the door.  Poets are judged on the delivery of written poetry.  The public is invited to hear the most exciting poets around. Poet entry fee is $10.  Admission is $5 at the door. Call 501-541-0681 for more information.

Audience members should be aware that poems and performances may contain adult-oriented themes and may include language that might be considered objectionable or offensive.

Created in 1991, the Rock Town Slam is the oldest, continuously running poetry slam in central Arkansas with a strong sense of community.  Amoja “MoMan” Sumler has been slam master since 2000. Under his guidance, the Rock Town Slam has been featured in Vino’s, The Looney Bin, the Arts Scene and the Arkansas Community Arts Cooperative (ACAC).

GENERAL INFORMATION:  Contact: 501-372-4000;  Location: Arkansas Arts Center – 9th and Commerce, Little Rock, AR  72202; Gallery Hours:  10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday - Saturday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Closed Monday & Major Holidays