Teen Poetry Open MIC
Bring your poems, verses, spoken word pieces and prose to share at our Teen Open Mic, hosted by Vice Oakland Youth Poet Laureate Samuel Getachew! Featuring special guest performance by: RISE Next Gen Voices—RISE is an Oakland-based a cappella group made up of high school-age singers from around the Bay Area and led by Lisa Forkish, renowned a cappella arranger and director. Singers in RISE learn and create challenging contemporary a cappella repertoire with a social conscience. Open mic sign up begins at 7pm. First seven poets/writers who sign up are guaranteed a spot in the open mic. Open mic begins at 7:30pm. Must be 19 years or younger to sign up. Including: Music spun by DJ XCAIROCITOSX Tiny bookmaking activities for all! FREE pizza for teens! Date: February 1st, 2019 Time: 7-9pm Location: Chapter 510 & The Dept. of Make Believe, 2301 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, Ca, 94612 We are on Telegraph Ave at the heart of First Friday which makes parking a challenge. Lyft or BART to us!