You didn't read that incorrectly, it's 'Slam Alaikum' - a little play-on-words for this weekend's slam poetry event taking place at the House of Wisdom in Sharjah on Saturday 03 April, 2021.

This event marks World Poetry Day (21 March), and will host a number of UAE-based poets in collaboration with Rooftop Rhythms. The poets are: Salem Attas, Jaysus Zain, Danabelle Gutierrez, Mohammed Tariq Anis, Hiba Rasheed, Adel Awad, Ziad Gadou and Nabiha Nahyan.

The slam begins at 7 PM with an entry fee of AED 40. 

Make sure you register first before going.