Saturday, April 8, 7-10pm
Fogartyville Tickets Here
Calling all Student Poets and Spoken Word Artists – Join the Sarasota Youth Poet Laureate and Program Ambassadors for a one-of-kind student open mic night!
Saturday, April 8th at WSLR + Fogartyville, Doors open at 6:00 PM with Readings beginning at 7:00 PM.
Students, ages 13-19, who are interested in performing MUST PRE-REGISTER as space is limited.
To register, email Samantha at Communications@SarasotaArts.org
Upon registration, students will be asked to submit the poem or short story that they would like to perform. Please keep in mind that each student will only have about 5 mins. on stage.
Following the student open mic, stick around for Poets Unplugged, hosted by Spoken Word artist Melanie Lavender. Our featured performers in April will be Onyx Hadwen, Tash Shabazz, and SpokenX.
We’ll end the evening with live music with the James Varnado Trio.
Hosted by Spoken Word artist Melanie Lavender.
Food will be provided by Miss Ingas food truck!
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