Poetic Underground is a hot spot for fresh voices and powerful performance poetry. Rotating open mic hosts and a Poetry Slam, Inc accredited slam (PoUnd SLAM on 1st Wed's), along with special events featuring nationally acclaimed poets makes this a stellar spot for spoken word.
This event taxonomy is a Poets & Writers for a performance.
A series of poetry performances by some of the most intriguing figures in contemporary literature and the arts on the national scene paired with respected voices on the regional scene.
Housing Works Bookstore Cafe is one of downtown New York’s most vital cultural institutions, presenting an eclectic mix of events -- from readings and concerts to comedy nights and storytelling competitions – featuring many of today’s most exciting artists. The bookstore is staffed almost entirely by volunteers and 100 percent of its profits go to Housing Works, Inc., which provides housing, healthcare, job training, and advocacy for New Yorkers living with HIV/AIDS.
Established in 1962, the University of Arizona Poetry Center Reading and Lecture Series presents readings by nationally known poets including Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winners, Arizona poets, lectures on poetry and literature, interdisciplinary performances, and outreach events at which writers of all ages share their creative work and are celebrated for their achievements. Our annual Morgan Lucas Schuldt Memorial Reading features emerging and innovative writers. The Hannelore Quander-Rattee Works-in-Translation Reading presents translators of poetry and international poets.
Over a hundred fair trade, organic, and single estate teas, Té also has a delicious selection of fresh-made foods from international recipes. Located in the eclectic Montrose area, Té has become a popular place for reading groups, a respite for writers, and its Monday night open mic provides an opportunity for local musicians and poets to perform in front of an intimate, friendly crowd.
Fluxx Studio & Gallery is a non-profit Community Performance Art Space working to provide thoughtful, engaging and socially uplifting events. We are the first and only LGBTQ community art space in the Southwest. We are located in downtown Tucson, AZ - close to parking, shopping, dining and more. We work with local artists and groups to provide a safe space for visual/performance art, private/public parties, workshops, meetings, special events, film screenings, open mics, dance classes much more!