Category Archives: open mic

March 31 – Warrior Queen’s Women’s Open Mic

wqiwttewIn honor of Women’s History Month, Warrior Queen Initiative will be hosting a women’s open mic that will feature all female and gender nonconforming performers. All audience members welcome to enjoy the poetry, music and perhaps some comedy.

Warrior Queen’s Women’s Open Mic
Friday, March 31, 2017
6–8pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Avenue. (at 165 St.)
New York NY 10032

March 24 – Book Launch: Relle the Poet

relle-booksigning-flyerRelle the Poet is touring NYC in celebration of the release of her very first book, and she invites all the artists of the Washington Heights community and beyond to join her. This event will feature a reading from Relle’s IN DISARRAY, a collection of poems, short stories, and letters. The night will also feature a one-hour open mic segment. Free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

Book Launch: Relle the Poet
Friday, March 24, 2017
5:30-8:30pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY 10032

 

March 4 – ¡Open Mic en español!

 

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¡Micrófono abierto! Lectura organizada por el MFA en Creación Literaria en Español de NYU y Word Up Community Bookshop. Traigan su ficción, slam, poesía, y no ficción en español para compartir sus voces, ideas, y camaradería.
¡Open Mic en español!
Saturday, March 4, 2017
4-6pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2
113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY 10032

 

February 17 – Word in the Heights

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This is a teen open mic for spoken word artists, singers, rap artists, and others who want to share their voices and talents. Sign up to perform or come and enjoy a night of performances and music, by youth, for youth. Hosted by “Word in the Heights” alum Jilly Jillz. FREE.

Upcoming Word in the Heights dates:
March 10th
April 14th
May 12th
June 9th
Word in the Heights: Teen Open Mic
Friday, February 17, 2017
6–8pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY 10032

February 3 – Living Room Sessions Open Mic

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Living Room Sessions Open Mic
Calling all writers, rappers, musicians, orators, dancers, and artists of all kinds! Join us for the monthly Word Up Open Mic—first Fridays of the month. A collaboration between Wash Heights Music Fest and WHAM, this month’s edition will be hosted by Know Ideas and will feature MC Jason Rosario. All ages and persuasions, gather to share, learn, and experience together. Special for this month: cash prize for the best performer!

Living Room Sessions Open Mic
Friday, February 3, 2017
6–9pm
Word Up Community Bookshop/Librería Comunitaria
2113 Amsterdam Ave. (at 165 St.)
New York, NY 10032