We at The Oakland Poetry & Wide Open Mic thank the community for all of the support! Every 2nd and 4th Thursday, local artists come to share their craft with an engaging audience. Shout out to all of the new artists touching the stage, we appreciate your voices and the art!!! Keep it coming. Meet your incredible feature for the night:
Nazelah Jamison is a performance poet, actor, vocalist, and emcee. She is an East Coast transplant, former organizer of the Oakland Poetry Slam and sometimes reluctant superhero. Her first book of poetry, Evolutionary Heart, was released in Fall of 2016 on Nomadic Press. Nazelah gives the best hugs in the Bay Area.
Doors open at 7pm
Sign up list goes out 7:30 and closes at 8:15pm (NO LATE SIGN UPS NO EXCEPTIONS)
Your Host for the Poetry Slam will be Reggie Edmonds. Jamey Williams will be hosting the Wide Open Mic. DJ Pat Slapz on the ones and twos.
Price of entry is $10 for audience and $5 for artist that sign up for the Slam or Open Mic.