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Come see some of the best  wordsmiths bring stories to life on our stage. The top poets that have participated this season have been invited back to compete for chance to represent the Triangle as a member the 2023 Bull City Slam Team at the Southern Fried Poetry Festival in Knoxville, TN this June. This is a poetry show you do not want to miss. It will be a night full of fantastic poetry!

All poetry shared must be original. 

The Jambalaya Soul Slam is the Triangle’s longest running poetry event! 

doors 7:30pm
show 8:00pm

$10 General Admission 
*Limited seating is available

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This project was supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Natural and Cultural Resources. 

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The Jambalaya Soul Academy offer tools and strategies for writing poetry. You will gain poetry writing tips and prompts, develop new ideas or complete unfinished poems, and share your work with other poets. Bring your notebook, a pen, and an open mind.

The workshop occurs virtually.

@Hayti Heritage Center

804 Old Fayetteville St

Durham, NC 27701

Email with any questions and to get the link!

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