Juneteenth Slam 2022

Join us on June 18 at the Carnegie Center for our first-ever Juneteenth Slam presented by the Kentucky Black Writers Collaborative and Brown Owl. Open mic kicks off at 6 pm and the slam will immediately follow.

You can win prizes!

First place: $500

Second place: $250 

Third place: $125 

Please email JC McPherson at blacksunshine859@gmail.com to register.

Juneteenth Slam is sponsored by LexArts, Kentucky Arts Council, Fund for the Arts, Blue Grass Community Foundation, Kentucky Humanities, South Arts, Lex Brand, Le Noir, National Endowment for the Arts, and Literary Arts Emergency Fund

June 18th, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Carnegie Center
251 W. Second Street

We hope to see you soon at the Carnegie Center, home to the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame and writers and readers of all levels.

Join Us

251 West Second Street
Lexington, KY 40507


(859) 254-4175

Monday – Thursday: 10:00am – 7:30pm
Friday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

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