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Join us for a night of poetry at Step Up to the Mic, where spoken word and painting unite. As part of O-pa's Voices AMPLIFIED! series, local poets Zedeka Poindexter, Paula Bell and Shukura Huggins will perform original poems, while visual artist Hugo Zamorano completes an art piece inspired by their performances. This event will take place at The Venue at Highlander (2120 N 30th St, Omaha) and is free to the public — no registration is required.

A livestream of the event will also be available on our Facebook and Youtube channel.

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Join us for a night of poetry at Step Up to the Mic, where spoken word and painting unite. As part of O-pa's Voices AMPLIFIED! series, local poets Zedeka Poindexter, Paula Bell and Shukura Huggins will perform original poems, while visual artist Hugo Zamorano completes an art piece inspired by their performances. This event will take place at the Venue at Highlander (2120 N 30th St, Omaha) and is free to the public — no registration is required.

A livestream of the event will also be available on our Facebook and Youtube channel.

Zedeka Poindexter is a two-time winner of the Omaha Arts and Entertainment Awards for best performance poet. She’s a teaching artist with the Nebraska Writers Collective.

Paula Bell joined and began performing with The Wordsmiths in 2012, a professional spoken word troop in the Great African American Oral Tradition. Bell is also a poetry coach under the Nebraska Writers Collective.

Shukura Z. Huggins, creator of Just Ku Creative, is a visual artist and designer, writer and spoken word/performance poet. Shukura has competed poetically from the local slam stages at home in Omaha, to national stages in Ohio and Boston.

Hugo Zamorano was born in Los Angeles, California, where he discovered graffiti art and hip hop. Zamorano now resides in South Omaha, where he continues to grow as an artist.

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