The Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit is a non-collecting contemporary art museum located in Detroit’s cultural center. Throughout the year MOCAD hosts music, performing arts, educational programs, and literary events including InsideOut’s open mic poetry series and the Kids-TALK Children’s Advocacy Center annual poetry slam.
This event taxonomy is a Poets & Writers for a performance.
Delux Lounge hosts the Speak Your Piece Open Mic series every second and fourth Thursday of the month from 7:30PM to 10:30PM. Each open mic features a special guest artist and invites comedians, musicians, and poets to the stage. Text or sign up to get on the list to perform.
The Arab American National Museum is the first and only museum in the United States devoted to Arab American history and culture. Included in the museum’s public programming are conferences, multicultural performance series, film festivals, arts collaborations with area ethnic communities, seminars, author readings, and book signings.
Artist Village Detroit is located in the Old Redford district of Detroit and was founded in 2003 by Alicia Marion George, affectioningly known as the Queen of the Village; Charles “Chazz” Miller, founder of Public Art Workz and resident artist of AVD; and John George, founder of the Motor City Blight Busters.
There is a regular open mic, Creative Juicez, on the first and third Saturdays of each month from 9:00PM to 2:00AM with spoken word performances, live jazz, visual art, and anything in between. Use the entrance of Motor City Java & Tea House for access to the venue.
Green Brain Comics, along with the Emerging Writers Network, hosts Brain Candy, a free, curated live program of prose, music, poetry, and visual art. Brain Candy readings occur every third Monday of the month with new monthly guests.
The shop also hosts book club discussions, comic book signings and release parties, and movie screenings.
Charis Books and More is an independent feminist bookstore in Atlanta, Georgia. They specialize in diverse and unique children's books, feminist and cultural studies books, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer fiction and nonfiction. They host frequent readings, community events and meetings, classes and workshops, presentations and panels, and literary events throughout the year.
The Cliterati Open No-Mic open mic & reading series is on the third Thursday of every month.
Unnameable Books is a bookstore located in the heart of the Prospect Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn. The store specializes in poetry, has an eclectic collection of used books, and carries work from small independent presses. Unnameable Books host readings, talks, and book launches.
SALT & CEDAR is a letterpress studio in the heart of Eastern Market, Detroit. Letterpress printing is the focal point for SALT & CEDAR's investigations into means of production and dissemination--tapping into creative economies and generating fresh approaches and alliances. SALT & CEDAR is excited to host visiting artists, curate exhibitions, offer workshops, and be available to the city as a resource for the arts. We produce custom invitations, calling cards, stationery, books, and posters.
Every third Wednesday at 7:00PM, WordsWest hosts literary events that range from readings by published local and national authors, to craft discussions and guided writing explorations for every experience level at C & P Coffee Company. WordsWest Literary Series is curated by West Seattle writers Katy E. Ellis, Susan Rich, Heidi Seaborn and Harold Taw.
Founded in 1997 with three floors of books and media, Prospero’s Books hosts readings, book releases, and other performance events. The bookstore is housed in a historic 1890 building in Kansas City, Missouri.