Skip to content

Lipstick Wars Poetry Slam

KPA Presents

Lipstick Wars Poetry Slam - Juneteenth Edition

The Kentucky Center 501 West Main St Louisville KY 40202

Friday, June 23rd @ 7:00 PM

Location: Bomhard Theatre at The Kentucky Center, 501 W Main St | Get Directions
Ages:  All ages
Price: Free event, no ticket required
Running Time:  3 hours

Celebrate Juneteenth 2023 with an evening of powerful prose in The Kentucky Center’s Bomhard Theater.  Lipstick Wars Poetry Slam highlights poets from all over the country. First, second and third cash prizes will be awarded! Lipstick Wars is an open platform for poets of all races, ethnicities and unique backgrounds to express their truths, everyday struggles and victories through the art of slam poetry, educational workshops and other programming.

Lipstick Wars was created in 2015 by spoken word poet Rheonna Nicole and, in partnership with Kentucky Performing Arts, debuted in the Bomhard Theater.  Since its creation the slam continues to blossom and grow to new heights, and new Kentucky Performing Arts venues, gaining attention and participation from nationally ranked poets from St. Louis, Ohio, Chicago, New Jersey, Tennessee, South Carolina and Texas.

Access Services:

  • Accessible Seating
  • Assistive Listening Service
For more information email [email protected].

Plan Your Trip to The Kentucky Center

We look forward to seeing you at the Kentucky Center!

Plan Your Visit »

John Crist - The Emotional Support Tour

The Chef's Table

Opening Night at The Kentucky Center - 1983

Kentucky Performing Arts - Thank You

Scaffolding Removal Timelapse

CirqueLouis - Preshow

Find Yourself in the Arts

Sign up to get your pre-sale access, special offers and more.

Create An Account

Cart Expired

Your shopping cart has expired. The tickets you have selected have been released.


Kentucky Performing Arts website uses cookies to deliver and improve the website experience.