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Open Mic and Spoken Word Poetry Showcase
October 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The La Soul Renaissance Open Mic and Spoken Word Poetry Showcase will be held on Friday, Oct. 13, from 8-10 p.m., featuring the following spoken word poets:
Jeannie Nunes uses her life experiences to help explore issues centered around the black diaspora. She has performed at such venues as The Paramount Theatre in Boston, Harvard University, and The Nuyorican Cafe in New York City.
Sophia Silva is a screenwriter, playwright, actress, poet, and emcee. Sophia has performed internationally and nationally at Cape Verdean festivals and concerts and has opened up for acclaimed artists like Erykah Badu.
Sara Monteiro launched her poetry series in 2021 called OUTSPOKEN, a safe space for artists to speak power to truth. She strongly believes that truth matters, words matter, and sharing matters.
Art Collins is a poet who has competed on multiple Lizard Lounge National Poetry Slam teams traveling across the country. Art creates socially conscious poetry that he hopes will motivate and inspire his listeners.
This is a 21-plus event.