Greenway Arts Alliance (Whitney Weston and Pierson Blaetz, co-founders and co-artistic directors), in association with Da Poetry Lounge, presents the 3rd Annual LA Get Down Festival, celebrating hip-hop and spoken word. The festival, which takes place during National Poetry Month, takes place from April 5-27. Da Poetry Lounge co-founder Shihan Van Clief serves as festival artistic director.
The 3rd Annual LA Get Down Festival will play host to the 11th Anniversary of InkSlamL.A.'s National Premiere Poetry Festival with awards sponsored by Greenway Arts. The festival also features: Atlanta-based Poetry vs. Hip-Hop; invitational team and indie slams from all over the country from youths to adults; showcases; workshops; and other events.