We have another great week of poetry and spoken word readings, open mics, events, and slams in the area to celebrate and appreciate the art. Here is a look at what is coming up in our poetry community this week…
Monday, December 7
8:00pm – Club Harmony
Wok ‘N Roll Cafe, 52 Mill Hill Road, Woodstock, NY
Weekly poetry open mic with a featured reader hosted by Michael Platsky.
Tuesday, December 8
7:00pm – Club Helsinki Open Mic
Club Helsinki, 405 Columbia Street, Hudson, NY
A weekly open mic for music, performance, and poetry on the incredible Club Helsinki stage.
7:00pm – Emack and Bolio’s Open Mic Night
Emack & Bolio’s, Delaware Ave., Albany, NY
A weekly open mic for music and poetry.
7:00pm – Rensselaerville Library Poetry Group
Rensselaerville Library, 1459 County Route 351, Rensselaerville, NY
Bring your poem and receive feedback from fellow poets, or just share your words at the Rensselaerville Library Poetry Group on the Second and Fourth Tuesdays of each month.
8:00pm – Northampton Poetry Open Mic & Cash Slam
World War II Club, 50 Conz Street, Northampton, Massachusetts
Northampton’s only weekly open mic poetry night offers some of the best, most creative voices in the county. Every Tuesday night at 8:00pm. This week’s featured poet is April Ranger.
Wednesday, December 9
7:00pm – Live From The Living Room
The Pride Center, 332 Hudson Ave., NY
Monthly poetry open mic with featured reader Sylvia Barnard, hosted by Don Levy.
7:00pm – Arthur’s Market Open Mic
Arthur’s Market, 35 North Ferry St., Schenectady, NY
Monthly poetry open mic in Schenectady’s historic Stockade District with a featured reader, hosted by Catherine Norr, Jackie Craven, and friends.
7:00pm – Pine Hills Review Editors Reading
The Low Beat, 335 Central Ave., Albany, NY
Pine Hills Review editors, including Samson Dikeman, Joshua Sheridan, Kimberly Daigle, Jacqueline Kirkpatrick, and Daniel Nester, will read their work and their favorite pieces from the journal.
Thursday, December 10
7:00pm – Rockhill Bakehouse Open Mic
Rockhill Bakehouse Cafe, 19 Exchange Street, Glens Falls, NY
Weekly open mic for musicians and writers.
7:00pm – Word of Mouth Poetry Series
Artbar Gallery, 674 Broadway, Kingston, NY
An open mic for poetry and spoken word hosted by Teresa Costa with featured reader Davida.
8:00pm – Starving Artist Thursdays
Hudson River Coffee House, 227 Quail Street, Albany, NY
A weekly open Mic for music, poetry, and spoken word at one of Albany’s best new coffee shops.
Friday, November 11
7:00pm – Friday Night Poetry Open Mic
The Brakes Coffeehouse and Provisions, 227 Lark Street, Albany, NY
The Brakes Coffeehouse and Provisions on Lark Street in Albany is opening it’s doors to showcase the poetic talents of anyone willing to share.
8:00pm – The Parlor Cafe Open Mic
The Parlor Cafe, 303 Ashland Street, North Adams, MA
A weekly open mic each and every Friday at the Parlor Cafe in North Adams for poets, musicians, and artists. Signup at the bar and get ready for the show, starting at 8:00pm.
Saturday, December 12
2:00pm – Woodstock Poetry Society
Golden Notebook, 29 Tinker Street, Woodstock, NY
Monthly poetry open mic in beautiful Woodstock, NY hosted by Chronogram Poetry Editor Phil Levine with featured poets.