Bright Moments Spoken Word Night

February 29, 2024, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Randolph W. Bromery Center for the Arts Lobby

Hosted by acclaimed performer Lyrical Faith, this series invites emerging artists from campus and the community to showcase their work alongside the best spoken word poets from the national scene. Bright Moments events in 2022 2023 featured moving performances and drew enthusiastic crowds. And we expect this season’s events to be even better! Join us for open mic performances, DJ entertainment, and more.

Bright Moments host Lyrical Faith is a Black American educator, activist, and spoken word poet from the Bronx. She is the third-ranked woman poet in the world as of the 2022 Womxn of the World Poetry Slam, an inaugural Bronx Poet Laureate finalist, a two-time recipient of the Bronx Council on the Arts BRIO Award, and the 2015 Syracuse University Poet of the Year. 

Lyrical Faith is a graduate of the public relations program at Syracuse University, a masters degree recipient of the Higher Education and Student Affairs program at New York University, and a current social justice education doctoral student at UMass, studying the intersections of arts and activism. Her work has been featured on Write About Now Poetry, Huffington Post Black Voices, and News 12 the Bronx. 

Through her poetry, Lyrical Faith strives to inspire, educate and advocate for intersectional and institutional issues by merging the arts and activism from a faith-based worldview.