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Poetry Unplugged: Shock Value

January 20, 2023 @ 8:00 pm
980 Liberty Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222 United States


Poetry Unplugged presents Shock Value and will return to the mainstage for a night of spoken word and music. Poetry Unplugged: Shock Value will celebrate MLK with an evening filled with Award-winning spoken word artists hosted by Orlando Watson. Our featured poets are Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Danny Simmons (ft. Dwayne Dolphin), Rich Medina, Taalam Acey, Barbara Trawick, Just C.O.S., and more.

Stay for the after party featuring music provided by the world-renowned Rich Medina at 10:30 pm!

This event includes adult language and themes. Viewer discretion is advised.