Saturday, December 10, 2022 from 6:00-8:00 PM

Join us in celebrating writers’ work for the last Midwest Poetics Showcase!

Artists ShaLeeah Banks, Unique, Zeebee will perform at December’s event.

Midwest Poetics is an opportunity for artists to make space, celebrate and connect with the many voices that make the music and performance scenes that thrive in the Midwest. We want to give the mic to Black, and Indigenous vocalists, poets, writers, musicians and performers of color to celebrate their craft.

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Event Details

Saturday, December 10 from 6:00-8:00 PM


Charlotte Street Foundation (3333 Wyoming)




Zee Underscore

Zee Underscore embodies dreaming it all, doing it all, knowing no limits, and spreading her light across as many spaces as possible. Zee Underscore SINGER, Zee Underscore ENGINEER, Zee Underscore EVENT COORDINATOR, Zee Underscore ATHLETE, Zee Underscore ENTREPRENEUR- NO LIMITS! With a passion for creating music, she aspires to inspire with her sound, while uplifting other artists and creatives as her most authentic self.






ShaLeea Cameron Banks

ShaLeea Cameron Banks, or Leea, is a Kansas City born native who graduated from Westport High School in 2010. She’s always had a liking for writing, fine arts, peculiar sounds, and mixed media. Leea has recently found the courage to share her poetry with the rest of the world. Aspiring author and actor.



Internationally published spoken word artist Unique Hughley is a Kansas City born and raised poet who specializes in his unique cadences. His ability to carry angelic rhythmic patterns through complex and heartfelt topics is his gift. Featured in many museums across the country. Unique has traveled the world teaching workshops in Buddhist monasteries, public schools and prisons.

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