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Open Mic in The Gallery

  • 110 W Michigan Ave, 2nd Floor, Ypsilanti, MI 48197
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Led by local Poet, Alaina Foster, the Poetry Open Mic is a space for performance of spoken word poetry, slam poetry, and written word. This is an inclusive and encouraging environment to get your work out there and practice delivery.

The open mic is an event open to all levels of skill, newcomers, anyone that wants to read their poetry out loud. A sign-up for short 5-7 minute slots will be available prior to the beginning of the open mic and will receive preference. When the list is concluded, any time left over will be open time on the mic. Read your work, practice, experiment with a new style. Or even read someone else’s work, a poem that you love. Subject matter may include swearing or triggering content and are not necessarily the opinions of the Gallery. Suggested age 12+. 

Please visit the website for more information. 

There will be a poetry workshop roundtable hosted by Alaina for $35 per person ahead of the event at 3:00 - 4:00 PM. Register here.