Dogfish is a monthly reading series and open mic set in a private home in St. Roch, New Orleans. Readings are free and open to the public.
Secret Loft is a welcoming performing arts venue in Greenwich Village, specializing in circus, stand-up comedy, literary events, and live music. They host a monthly open mic for poetry and prose.
Room Project is a space for women and nonbinary writers and artists to work individually and collaboratively. They offer a place for new and seasoned writers alike; for people with defined creative projects, and those whose ambitions are still evolving. The space offers a workspace with communal tables, printer, library, and access to podcast equipment with membership fees. There are also events including a regular reading series, writing workshops, and plays.
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.
The Newmark Theatre, located in Antoinette Hatfield Hall at the Portland’5 Centers for the Arts, is an 880-seat theater that hosts theater productions, concerts, author readings and talks, literary events, lectures and discussions, and other events throughout the year.
Holocene is a music and arts venue, nightclub, and events space in Southeast Portland. Since 2003, they have hosted a broad range of events, including live music, touring acts, dance and multimedia parties, performances, screenings, poetry readings, The Moth storytelling series, discussions, community gatherings, and more.
The New York Botanical Garden is an iconic living museum and, since its founding in 1891, has served as an oasis in this busy metropolis. They regularly host poetry readings and book signings in a spacious auditorium.
Cultural participation may be a “path of engagement” to help foster other forms of civic participation. Furthermore, cultural participation may provide a basis for strengthening community bonds. In this view, cultural participation helps people articulate important aspects of themselves and their communities, thus encouraging attitudes, values and social ties that underpin a well-functioning society. Our initiative provides a meeting ground for people interested in expanding arts and cultural participation as well as a place for people interested in strengthening communities.
Avid Bookshop is a locally-owned, Athens, Georgia-based business. The original location opened on Prince Avenue in 2011, and their second location opened in Five Points in November 2016. The shops regularly hold events such as readings and book signings, kids’ story times, poetry nights, workshops with authors, and more.
Established in 1915, the Sherbino has been the heart of Ridgway, Colorado, providing a venue for community events ranging from music to poetry. Now in a period of re-birth, the Sherbino continues to stand out as the hub of events and community activities in Ridgway and throughout Ouray County. The Open Bard Poetry Series at the Sherbino Theatre has been a space for visiting Colorado and regional poets to read since 2013. The season runs October through May, and readings are held on the first Thursday night of those months.