We have another great week of poetry readings, open mics, events, and slams in the area to celebrate the art of spoken word. Here is a look at what is coming up in our poetry community this week…
Monday, June 24
7:00pm – Poetic Vibe
Troy Kitchen, 77 Congress Street, Troy, NY
Poetic Vibe is a weekly Poetry Open Mic with featured local and regional poets hosted by D. Colin in downtown Troy. This week’s featured poet is Ohzhe.
7:00pm – Poetry at the Church
Goshen Methodist Church, 115 Main Street, Goshen, NY
Monthly poetry open mic hosted by Ted Gill. This month’s featured poet is Bill Fellenberg.
7:30pm – Poets Speak Loud
McGeary’s, 4 Clinton Square, Albany, NY
Poets Speak Loud is Albany Poets’ monthly open mic for poetry and spoken word hosted by Mary Panza. This month’s featured poet is Dan Vollweiler.
Tuesday, June 25
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.
7:00pm – Northampton Poetry Community Poetry Circle and Potluck
World War II Club, 50 Conz St., Northampton, MA
Northampton Poetry Community presents it’s fourth Tuesday free community potluck and poetry circle.
Thursday, June 27
7:00pm – Rockhill Bakehouse Open Mic
Rockhill Bakehouse Cafe, 19 Exchange Street, Glens Falls, NY
Weekly open mic for musicians and writers.
7:30pm – #Poemsprosedialogue
Towne Crier Cafe, 379 Main Street, Beacon
Featured poets and storytellers and open mic perform their work and sinus it with the audience. #Poemsprosedialogue is a performance/salon event.
7:30pm – Utica Poets Society Spoken Word Open Mic
The Other Side, 2011 Genesee Street, Utica, NY
Weekly open mic for poetry and spoken word with a non-mandatory theme.
Saturday, June 29
6:30pm – Inquiring Minds Bookstore
Inquiring Minds Bookstore, 65 Partition Street, Saugerties, NY
Monthly open mic with featured readers at the beautiful Inquiring Minds Bookstore in Saugerties, hosted by Laura Lonshein Ludwig.