For the past year adam asher & Mario the Poet have been bridging the gap between academic and urban with their spoken word show, New Word Document. The Riverwest Public House stage has been lit up with poets, slam artists, comedians, rappers, authors and spoken word performers from every part of the city. To celebrate NWD’s first birthday we are having a Friday night event that features past NWD features as well as performances from the hosts. Featured on December 14th …
- Darlin Nikki Janzen – Two Time Grand Slam Champion of Milwaukee – Winner of the World Haiku Slam Champion in 2008 – 2007 Teacher of the Year
- Miss Dia – Host of The Poetry Push.
- Linetta Davis – Author of A Black Woman’s Burden & Honey and Vinegar.
- Cynthia Spencer – Poet and organizer.
- Brew City Bandits – Hip hop duo bringing a distinct mix of old school, electro-funk, and grime.
- DJ Trout – Spins all night.
- Gallery featuring local artist Sandra Boskamp.
- Special guests and giveaways.
Make some new friends & challenge past rivals at NWD.