What we're about

This group specializes in the public reading and performance of poetry and/or spoken word poetry as well as a variety of cultural events in the UAE such as Abu Dhabi Soul, Rooftop Rhythms-Arabia, and 50 Shades of Blues, Versus Party, Old Schooled Party, and more.

We have different events that always have options for free entry. All events are inclusive of all racial backgrounds and ethnicities. We also facilitate free writing and performance workshops in the community.

Join over 2300 members on our Facebook group page at http://www.facebook.com/groups/rooftop rhythms. Don't miss out on positive, cultural entertainment at its best.

Media Coverage:

vIn April 2015, Rooftop Rhythms' founder, Dorian Rogers,

was featured on BBC's “Working Lives-Abu Dhabi” for his

work as a cultural events planner (18:40 Mark)


vIn December 2014, he was highlighted on CNN's
“Inside the Middle East” for his establishment

of a performance poetry scene in the UAE (8:10 Mark)



Article in The National- http://m.thenational.ae/arts-culture/on-sta...

Video Teaser (created by Maitri Somaia)- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8TO53W0lydQ...

Social Media Sites:

Twitter: @rooftoprhythms

Youtube: @rooftoprhythmsAD

Faebook: http://www.facebook.com/rooftoprhythmsAD

Instagram: @rooftoprhythmsAD

Past events (175)

Slam Alaikum All-Arabic Poetry Slam Competition

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Rooftop Rhythms 10th Anniversary Open Mic and Slam @ NYU Abu Dhabi

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Sold Out/Standby Only - Rooftop Rhythms @ Manarat Al Saadiyat!

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Photos (359)