KMAC Poetry Slam
KMAC is excited to bring back our reimagined Poetry Slam!
KMAC Poetry Slam is a unique poetry experience. Slammers pay $10.00 at the door and offer their original poetry in a friendly competition for bragging rights (and cash prizes). Admission is free for audience members who get to hear some of the city's best spoken word poets.
Presented in partnership with Louisville's Commission on Public Art and your host, Lance G. Newman II.
Saturday, November 7
More details and registration coming soon!
"Mr. Spreadlove" - Lance G. Newman
Lance G. Newman II was raised in Louisville, Kentucky. He is a writer, poet, host, actor, performing, visual and teaching artist. His experience is the culmination of a 16 year career performing around the country. As a playwright, he helped create plays such as the Smoketown Poetry Opera, The Westend Poetry Opera and The Blood Always Returns. Under the name SpreadLovEnterprise, he teaches his creative writing and public speaking curriculum in schools, community centers and service providing organizations. He hosts the largest and longest running poetry slam in Louisville, created the public art “LITS Project” on 4th Street, and has been featured in newspapers, commercials and the feature film Frathouse. Newman is better known by the moniker ‘Mr. SpreadLove,’ a local man of worldly talent.