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CAN YOU HEAR US? Poetry Slam

July 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Can You Hear Us? derives from the protest chant “Can you see us? Can you hear us? Can you feel us?”.

The event, hosted by the George Floyd Global Memorial in partnership with Button Poetry, aims to give a platform to poets with stories related to the 2020 Uprising, particularly poets of color. Aligned with our theme for this year, “We Will Heal Us,” this event aims to heal and to empower through giving community members a platform to speak and by building community through art. An additional plus— pizza will be provided before the event!

Can You Hear Us? will take place at Sabathani Community Center from 6-8 PM on July 28th. Doors open at 5PM; pizza will be served. The event will also be live-streamed.

Tickets are “pay what you can” with a suggested price of 10$. Find tickets here: https://bit.ly/canyouhearustickets . In addition to event costs, tickets and all donations will fund our upcoming exhibition “Voices of the Unheard”.

Poets have the chance to be featured on Button Poetry’s YouTube channel, which has over 1.3 million subscribers, and receive a cash prize. Please fill out this form (https://bit.ly/gfgmpoetry) if you are interested in performing.

Masks are required, and temperature checks will be performed. Vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test within 72-hours is required upon entry.

Find the Facebook event here: https://bit.ly/fbgfgmslam .


July 28
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:


George Floyd Global Memorial
Button Poetry


Sabathani Community Center
310 E 38th St Ste 200, Minneapolis, MN 55409+ Google Map

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