The Grand Showcase Poetry Festival

Join The Diatribe on November 23 for "The Grand Showcase", held at Fountain Street Church. This poetry event features nationally-known poets Rudy Francisco (Cali), Ebony Stewart (HTX), Bee "Black Rose" Kapri (Chi), area youth poets, and some of Michigans’ most talented spoken word poets (Mia Monet, Great Dane, Jocelyn Barnes, Joseph Harris, Amanda Small, Kyd Kane). DJ SuperDre will be the featured DJ and all proceeds will benefit non profit The Diatribe.

The Diatribe uses performing arts to empower young people to share their stories, raise awareness of social issues, and be active members in their community.

Financial Capabilities for Creatives w/ Ray Johnson (HSBC) - 10:00am-11:00am
You are not a before w/ Jocelyn Barnes - 10:00am-11:00am
They Say w/ T. Miller - 10:00am-11:00am
12:00pm-1:00pm | VIP Meet and Greet (Reserved for VIP ticket holders, Sponsors, and Diatribe Students).
1pm | Event program: Includes special videos, area youth poets, and local artists.
2:45pm | Ebony Stewart & Bee "Black Rose" Kapri
3:15pm | Rudy Francisco
4:00pm Event Concludes