Due to the university's inclement weather closure, the Bright Moments event previously scheduled for February 23 will not be held. We hope to see you at the next Bright Moments night, Thursday, March 30.
Bright Moments Poetry Nights
September 29, October 27, December 1, 2022
March 30, April 27, 2023
Randolph W. Bromery Center for the Arts Lobby
Hosted by acclaimed performer Lyrical Faith, this new series is dedicated to building the local community of emerging artists while featuring some of the best spoken word poets from the national scene. Come 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.