Join us on June 15, 2023 at the Carnegie Center for our Juneteenth Open Mic & Slam. Open mic kicks off at 7:00PM and the Slam will immediately follow. Sign ups start at 6:30PM. $1,000 in prizes. Book giveaways.

  • First Place – $500
  • Second Place – $300
  • Third Place – $200

The Juneteenth Open Mic & Slam is sponsored by the Kentucky Black Writers Collaborative, LexARTS, the Kentucky Arts Council, South Arts, Chethik Family Fund to Advance Black Writers, and Brown Owl.