Presented by Mesa Arts Center as part of the Young Voices Rise Youth Poetry Festival


Word-Up Live is the Valley’s premier Spoken Word Poetry event. Through dynamic and explosive performances of the nation’s top Spoken Word Artist, Word-Up Live engages audiences in emotional dialogue that deconstructs complex issues, cuts through political rhetoric, and invites constructive discourse, while also promoting a culture of fun. This show prides itself on being Sophisticatedly DOPE & Intellectually FRESH while connecting communities through story.