Actor-Poet Malcolm-Jamal Warner Joins Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival as Celebrity Judge – Florida Newswire

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. /FLORIDA NEWSWIRE/ — Pompano Beach Arts is proud to announce that television icon Malcolm-Jamal Warner is turning into a member of the fourth annual “Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival” as a celeb select. The famed star of “The Cosby Show” and current hit “The Resident” may even be performing his poetry on the pageant and sharing concepts about his occupation all through an Artist Talk.

The three-day event attracts the premier spoken phrase artists inside the nation and may occur December 9-11, 2021 on the City’s cultural venues. Event particulars and tickets will be discovered at

Actor-Poet Malcolm-Jamal Warner
“We are honored that actor and poet Malcolm-Jamal Warner is likely to be a select at this yr’s pageant. His participation will shine the nationwide spotlight on an event that is rising in standing yearly,” talked about Phyllis Korab, Director, Cultural Affair Department. “Warner stole our hearts as a lovable Huxtable youngster inside the 80s and is now gaining raves as Dr. Andre Jeremiah Austin on the hit current ‘The Resident.’ But many do not discover the acclaimed actor could be a primary voice inside the spoken phrase realm.”

Warner, who’s a Grammy(R) Award-winner, has tackled many crucial factors collectively along with his spoken phrase performances along with points with the penal system and in 2020 he chronicled life as a black man collectively along with his film “Word Warriors III.”

Warner has talked about, “Poetry had on a regular basis been an unlimited part of my life. My father went to Lincoln University with Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson, so I truly received right here out of the womb listening to Gil Scott-Heron. So, poetry’s on a regular basis been an unlimited part of the expression of self.”

The Exit 36 Slam Poetry Festival was based mostly by Eccentrich, one in every of many top-ranking female poets inside the nation. She developed the platform to serve the neighborhood by educational, theatrical, and literary performances. The pageant showcases native, regional, and nationally acknowledged poets, whereas educating and provoking self-expression in native youth.

“Now higher than ever, spoken phrase artists are shaping the cultural and social dialogue in our nation,” talked about Eccentrich. “This sort of expression empowers people who have felt unheard, providing platform to take care of every deeply personal circumstances and greater worldwide factors. We are excited to return for our fourth yr, and we look forward working with a dynamic group of members.”


Tickets are $10 a day or $25 for a pageant go, accessible at

* Thursday, December 9, 2021

Bailey Contemporary Arts Center

Artist Talk & Happy Hour 6p to 7p (In-person and almost by means of zoom)

Prelim bout – 7p to 8p (In-person and almost by means of zoom)

Artist Market & pop-up poetry – 8p to 9p

* Friday, December 10, 2021

Blanche Ely House Museum

Lunch Time Story Slam – 12p to 1p (In-person and almost by means of zoom)

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

Artist Talk – 6p to 7p (In-person and almost by means of zoom)

Prelim bout 7p to 8p (In-person and almost by means of zoom)

Artist Market & Cyphers – 8p to 9p

* Saturday, December 11, 2021

Pompano Beach Cultural Center

Final Stage – 7p to 10p (In-person and almost by means of zoom)

About the City of Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department

The mission of the Cultural Affairs Department is to supply cultural programming that options seen arts, digital media, music, film, theater, dance and public paintings for the enjoyment and enrichment of residents and friends to Pompano Beach, Broward County, and the bigger South Florida area. The division packages and manages the City’s premiere cultural arts venues along with the Pompano Beach Cultural Center, Ali Cultural Arts Center, Bailey Contemporary Arts Center, and the Blanche Ely House Museum. The division moreover oversees the City’s Public Art Program and the distinguished National Endowment for the Arts’ Our Town grant awarded to the Pompano Beach Crossroads place-making arts initiative.

News Source: Pompano Beach Arts

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *