CARTERET - Blazing The Mic With Headliner S Dot James
Jun
22
7:00 PM19:00

CARTERET - Blazing The Mic With Headliner S Dot James

THEME: Open Mic & Feature
HOST: James C. Ellerbe - Spoken Word Recording Artist/Author
FEATURE: Cierrah Parson - Fiction and Poetry Author on the 22nd of June
PRICE: Free (donations recommended) - Free raffle for just attending
CONTACT:  info@centraljerseyartscouncil.org or call (732) 541-3879 for more information.

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UNION - Rhythm & Words, Session 8: "A Thousand Words"
Jun
22
7:30 PM19:30

UNION - Rhythm & Words, Session 8: "A Thousand Words"

DESCRIPTION: Join Us at SESSION 8, "A THOUSAND WORDS" as we continue building a "Community Of Writers" with our Star Writer and Guest Artist AMEERAH SHABAZZ-BILAL.

This session will be focused on VISUAL ARTS inspiration and will include photography and illustrations from AMEERAH plus others.

THEME: Poetry Workshop & Feature
HOST: MWIKALI WORDS
FEATURES: AMEERAH SHABAZZ-BILAL
PRICE: $10 Entry
CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/events/2160133040939700/

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BAYVILLE -  The Well Open Mic
Jun
22
8:00 PM20:00

BAYVILLE - The Well Open Mic

DESCRIPTION: The Well is a weekly open mic coffeehouse which provides a gathering place for those interested in the arts and a creative outlet for musicians, poets, painters, and others who want to share their artistic passions and talents with the community. *** CLICK EVENT FOR MORE INFORMATION ***

THEME: Open Mic - *Please note that The Well is an ages 17+ event*

HOST: The Well

FEATURE: N/A

PRICE: FREE

CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/events/163001747726644/

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PASSAIC - The Renaissance Sessions Presents: POWER IN POETRY
Jun
23
6:30 PM18:30

PASSAIC - The Renaissance Sessions Presents: POWER IN POETRY

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DESCRIPTION: The Renaissance Sessions Presents: Power in Poetry. This is a night to showcase talented poets and singers giving encouragement while having a good time!! Hope to see you there, dont miss it!!!

THEME: Poets & Singers Features
HOST: Renaissance Cee
FEATURE: SIR XAVE, LEAH JAMES, CHRIS LILLEY, LYNN ALLY ARE, DREW DRAKE, MIGUEL RODRIGUEZ, RUTH BENNETT, JAY AVERY, MO BEAN SPEAKS, and more!
PRICE: $7 Advance $10 At the Door https://www.eventbrite.com/e/power-in-poetry-tickets-43817748064
CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/events/776172109245339/

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TEANECK - Theresa Burns & Donna Baier Stein Feature
Jun
23
7:00 PM19:00

TEANECK - Theresa Burns & Donna Baier Stein Feature

DESCRIPTION: The Palisades Poetry Series will feature: Theresa Burns & Donna Baier Stein - Plus Open Mic ! For $10, you can have one of their delicious quiches, or deserts with tea or coffee. Classic Quiche also serves full dinner entrees.

THEME: Open Mic & Features
HOST: North Jersey Literary Community
FEATURES: Theresa Burns & Donna Baier Stein
PRICE: Free
CONTACT: (201) 692-0150 classicquichecafepr@gmail.com

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TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy
Jun
26
6:00 PM18:00

TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy

DESCRIPTION: Chris Rockwell is going down tonight from 6pm-9pm at the chill Toms River establishment Cafe Enigma! Poets, Comics, and Musicians come hit the mic and share your talent.

THEME: Open Mic & Feature
HOST: Chris Rockwell
FEATURES: TBA
PRICE: $4 food/drink minimum. BYOB 21+
CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/mrchrisrockwell/

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NEWARK - Evolution Dopen Mic 6/26: Embrace Your Nerves
Jun
26
to Jun 27

NEWARK - Evolution Dopen Mic 6/26: Embrace Your Nerves

DESCRIPTION: No one gets on stage, talk to that crush, or even says hello without acknowledging lack of comfort....at least that very first time. Here at Evolution Dopen Mic, we pride ourselves in being a family...a place where you truest of hearts can be laid onstage, or in the crowd, scars and all. Therefore, #EmbraceYourNerves as our theme for the next show serves as a reminder to say, YES....I am not ok right now....I'm going through it....I could use some love right now. Come through and we promise you will receive it.

THEME: Open Mic & Feature
HOST: Sean Battle and Kween Moore
FEATURES: TBA
PRICE: $5 Cover
CONTACT: Follow EvoluCulture on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more information. https://www.facebook.com/events/257109338188777/

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JERSEY CITY - SLYCE of LYFE V: Variety Hour Edition
Jun
27
7:00 PM19:00

JERSEY CITY - SLYCE of LYFE V: Variety Hour Edition

DESCRIPTION: SLYCE OF LYFE celebrates fiVe with the Variety Hour Edition! Share your slyce Wednesday, June 27 at SMUSH Gallery's monthly reading, open mic, and more hosted by Marcus Emel. The featured poet for June, 2018, is Buttered Roll (Jason Swartwood).

THEME: Open Mic & Feature
HOST: Marcus Emel and SMUSH Gallery
FEATURES: Buttered Roll (Jason Swartwood)
PRICE: Wed 6.27 | Doors + sign ups 7p, Performance 7.30p $10 *FREE* Early Bird RSVP through June 13
CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/events/1798126770497011/

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PATERSON - Spoken Word Poetry Jam JUNE!
Jun
28
8:00 PM20:00

PATERSON - Spoken Word Poetry Jam JUNE!

DESCRIPTION: After the success of our event in May, we have been invited back to make our Spoken Word Poetry Jam a monthly event! So closing out the month of June, Casa Montego is opening their doors to poets from across the Garden State for an evening filled with lyrics and libation, rhapsody, refreshments, and rhyme.

THEME: Open Mic & Features
HOST: Chris Rockwell
FEATURES: Michelle Russo, El Nino, Karma, Aaya Perez, Chykonic, James Ellerbe, Nelly Bess, Sean Alino
PRICE: No Cover 21+ To Enter.
CONTACT: Contact Chris Rockwell to perform! https://www.facebook.com/events/153005885562705/

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JERSEY CITY - Open Mic Night (Acoustic)
Jun
28
8:00 PM20:00

JERSEY CITY - Open Mic Night (Acoustic)

DESCRIPTION: Join us on May 31st, June 28th, and August 30th for a monthly open mic series presented by Crystal Letters. Open Mic Night (Acoustic) at Whealth is open to performances of artists of all types. These open mics are made possible by the generosity and support of David Trotta of WHEALTHANDCO.

THEME: Open Mic
HOST: Crystal Letters
FEATURE: N/A
PRICE: 5-min Open Mic Performance entry is a 1-non-alcoholic beverage from Whealth. (Card Only)
CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/events/2036326753276052/

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RUTHERFORD - GV - John Dull and RWB Workshop Poets
Jun
29
7:00 PM19:00

RUTHERFORD - GV - John Dull and RWB Workshop Poets

DESCRIPTION: WORKSHOP POETS TAKE OVER GAINVILLE CAFE - The Magic Circle series returns to GainVille Café Friday, June 29. RED WHEELBARROW WORKSHOP POETS will be featured from the long-running (11 years!) weekly workshop led by Jim Klein. Our musical guest will be Rutherford singer-songwriter JOHN DULL, returning for an encore performance, hopefully with special guest MARTIN DULL. Also featuring the Red Wheelbarrow Poets’ Bring-Your-A-Game open mic. A $9 cover includes coffee/tea, dessert. 7 PM.

THEME: Open Mic & Feature
HOST: Red Wheelbarrow Poets and GainVille
FEATURES: Open Mic
PRICE: $9 cover includes coffee/tea, dessert
CONTACT: 201-507-1800

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BAYVILLE -  The Well Open Mic
Jun
29
8:00 PM20:00

BAYVILLE - The Well Open Mic

DESCRIPTION: The Well is a weekly open mic coffeehouse which provides a gathering place for those interested in the arts and a creative outlet for musicians, poets, painters, and others who want to share their artistic passions and talents with the community. *** CLICK EVENT FOR MORE INFORMATION ***

THEME: Open Mic - *Please note that The Well is an ages 17+ event*

HOST: The Well

FEATURE: N/A

PRICE: FREE

CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/events/163001747726644/

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NEW BRUNSWICK - Paint Poetry
Jun
30
to Jul 1

NEW BRUNSWICK - Paint Poetry

DESCRIPTION: El Nino: I'm excited af for this event. Not only is it my 3rd feature ever as well as my 3rd feature for the month (this summer lit af for the boy). I'm excited about this lineup of dope ass artists, like Jesus Christ @aboveartstudios. Played no games picking out this lineup. Come thru sip some wine and paint pictures of life the way you see whether it be verbally or with a brush. Come out and have a good time with us, hoping to see you there. You're definitely in for a treat.

THEME: Features
HOST: Above Art Studios
FEATURES: @the.euphony @Jazzyjcoop @D_Tox_Muse @winterindior @jesslynblue @p_o_m_E @_mystere @godsent @elninotheprince @officialsusbus @krystalballerr
PRICE: Tickets $15 Online $20 @Door
CONTACT: www.AboveArtStudios.com

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TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy
Jul
3
6:00 PM18:00

TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy

DESCRIPTION: Chris Rockwell is going down tonight from 6pm-9pm at the chill Toms River establishment Cafe Enigma! Poets, Comics, and Musicians come hit the mic and share your talent.

THEME: Open Mic & Feature
HOST: Chris Rockwell
FEATURES: TBA
PRICE: $4 food/drink minimum. BYOB 21+
CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/mrchrisrockwell/

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POINT PLEASANT - CRUSHED BENEATH POETRY PRESENTS: 4YRS STRONG! ANNIVERSARY PARTY OPEN MIC!
Jul
5
6:30 PM18:30

POINT PLEASANT - CRUSHED BENEATH POETRY PRESENTS: 4YRS STRONG! ANNIVERSARY PARTY OPEN MIC!

DESCRIPTION: Coming to you live!! Celebrating 4 yrs strong of open mics!! Crushed Beneath Poetry proud to present this ANNIVERSARY PARTY to thank everyone who has supported us!! FREE!!!! Calling all artists! Poets! Musicans! Clowns! Invite everyone!! MUSIC POETRY FOOD. FREE RAFFLE! COME CELEBRATE WITH US!! COME 6PM EAT! HAVE FUN!!

THEME: Open Mic
HOST: Crushed Beneath Poetry
FEATURES: Open Mic
PRICE: Free
CONTACT: (732) 295-1555

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BAYVILLE -  The Well Open Mic
Jul
6
8:00 PM20:00

BAYVILLE - The Well Open Mic

DESCRIPTION: The Well is a weekly open mic coffeehouse which provides a gathering place for those interested in the arts and a creative outlet for musicians, poets, painters, and others who want to share their artistic passions and talents with the community. *** CLICK EVENT FOR MORE INFORMATION ***

THEME: Open Mic - *Please note that The Well is an ages 17+ event*

HOST: The Well

FEATURE: N/A

PRICE: FREE

CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/events/163001747726644/

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TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy
Jul
10
6:00 PM18:00

TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy

DESCRIPTION: Chris Rockwell is going down tonight from 6pm-9pm at the chill Toms River establishment Cafe Enigma! Poets, Comics, and Musicians come hit the mic and share your talent.

THEME: Open Mic & Feature
HOST: Chris Rockwell
FEATURES: TBA
PRICE: $4 food/drink minimum. BYOB 21+
CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/mrchrisrockwell/

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MONTCLAIR - Words on Wednesday
Jul
11
7:00 PM19:00

MONTCLAIR - Words on Wednesday

Please join us for Words on Wednesdays, a new monthly poetry series with 1-2 featured readers and a generous open mic hosted by Charles Joseph and Joseph Quiroz. Admission is free, and Montclair digs poetry, so come early to sign up for an opportunity to share your work with the audience. Also, all are welcome to the show, so feel free to share this event with your friends. 

Please note: Words on Wednesdays is a safe space for people and poets from all walks of life, and although we believe in free speech, hate speech will not be tolerated. https://www.facebook.com/thecreativitycaravan/

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Jersey City Slam: Open Mic
Jul
12
6:00 PM18:00

Jersey City Slam: Open Mic

DESCRIPTION: Congrats to our 2018 Jersey City Slam Team: Nelly, Sean, ChyKonic, Aaya and Karma! The season might be over but we will still be here having fun. Our open mic is open to music, stand-up comedy, poetry and bar tricks. Veterans and newcomers are welcome! Friendly reminder please no outside food or drinks. Tea NJ has amazing vegan fare along with an assortment of hot cold beverages like Bubble Tea!

THEME: Open Mic
HOST: Jersey City Slam
FEATURE: Open Mic
PRICE: Free Eventbrite
CONTACT: www.JerseyCitySlam.com

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BAYVILLE -  The Well Open Mic
Jul
13
8:00 PM20:00

BAYVILLE - The Well Open Mic

DESCRIPTION: The Well is a weekly open mic coffeehouse which provides a gathering place for those interested in the arts and a creative outlet for musicians, poets, painters, and others who want to share their artistic passions and talents with the community. *** CLICK EVENT FOR MORE INFORMATION ***

THEME: Open Mic - *Please note that The Well is an ages 17+ event*

HOST: The Well

FEATURE: N/A

PRICE: FREE

CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/events/163001747726644/

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NEWARK - Not Enough Words Presents: Pulsar The Concert
Jul
14
7:00 PM19:00

NEWARK - Not Enough Words Presents: Pulsar The Concert

DESCRIPTION: Come witness the live performances from my spoke word album, “Pulsar.” I had such a great time at my album release party that I decided to have a concert featuring the artist that are apart of “Pulsar.” If you missed my album release, you don’t want to miss this! If you made my album release, you don’t want to miss this!

THEME: Spoken Word Concert
HOST: ToriLive
FEATURES: IAm IMega, Chavaughn O'neal, Uninvited, Ras Heru, Godess Daye, "No Haikus" Challenge Winner - Music by DJ MUMZ
PRICE: $20 @DOOR - $15 ADVANCE NEWLLC.TICKETLEAP.COM
CONTACT: See Contact Us

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Jersey City Slam: Regional Team Poetry Slam
Jul
15
6:00 PM18:00

Jersey City Slam: Regional Team Poetry Slam

DESCRIPTION: Jersey City Slam invites you all to check out our poetry slam. This poetry slam is a team slam with four teams NJ/NY area. This is a preview of what you might see at the National Poetry Slam! This is a fundraiser to send our team to Chicago. This is a fundraiser to send our team to Chicago. Tickets are a $10 suggested donation on Eventbrite and at the door. This slam is an INVITATION slam. Only people who have been invited can compete.

THEME: Poets & Singers Features
HOST: Jersey City Slam
FEATURE: Jersey City Slam - Jersey City, NJ, Project X - The Bronx, NY, Rock Slam - Nyack, NY, Advanced Slam - Staten Island, NY
PRICE: Admission is a suggested $10 donation Eventbrite
CONTACT: www.JerseyCitySlam.com

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ORANGE - OPEN MIC NIGHT
Jul
16
7:00 PM19:00

ORANGE - OPEN MIC NIGHT

DESCRIPTION:
Every 3rd Monday in March beginning March 19, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm @ Orange Public Library, 348 Main Street, City of Orange Township, NJ.

THEME: Poetry Night
HOST: JUSTICE
FEATURES: Open Mic
PRICE: Free
CONTACT: For more information and to signup, call Godfrey at Orange Cultural Affairs 973-266-4053.

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TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy
Jul
17
6:00 PM18:00

TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy

DESCRIPTION: Chris Rockwell is going down tonight from 6pm-9pm at the chill Toms River establishment Cafe Enigma! Poets, Comics, and Musicians come hit the mic and share your talent.

THEME: Open Mic & Feature
HOST: Chris Rockwell
FEATURES: TBA
PRICE: $4 food/drink minimum. BYOB 21+
CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/mrchrisrockwell/

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BAYVILLE -  The Well Open Mic
Jul
20
8:00 PM20:00

BAYVILLE - The Well Open Mic

DESCRIPTION: The Well is a weekly open mic coffeehouse which provides a gathering place for those interested in the arts and a creative outlet for musicians, poets, painters, and others who want to share their artistic passions and talents with the community. *** CLICK EVENT FOR MORE INFORMATION ***

THEME: Open Mic - *Please note that The Well is an ages 17+ event*

HOST: The Well

FEATURE: N/A

PRICE: FREE

CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/events/163001747726644/

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NEWARK - Class is in Session Feat Sean Battle at the Poar Sessions
Jul
21
7:00 PM19:00

NEWARK - Class is in Session Feat Sean Battle at the Poar Sessions

DESCRIPTION: WELCOME To The First installment of "Class Is In Session" featuring Sean Battle live at the P.O.A.R. Sessions!!!!! This amazing feature will be accompanied by an open mic live painting live musicans sean battle mini documentary and a surprise for the ages...

THEME: Open Mic & Feature
HOST: Uninvited Maine
FEATURES: Sean Battle
PRICE: $10 online $15 at the door
CONTACT: 862-281-2978

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TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy
Jul
24
6:00 PM18:00

TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy

DESCRIPTION: Chris Rockwell is going down tonight from 6pm-9pm at the chill Toms River establishment Cafe Enigma! Poets, Comics, and Musicians come hit the mic and share your talent.

THEME: Open Mic & Feature
HOST: Chris Rockwell
FEATURES: TBA
PRICE: $4 food/drink minimum. BYOB 21+
CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/mrchrisrockwell/

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NEWARK - Profess: Sean Battle's Book Release Party/ Concert
Jul
24
to Jul 25

NEWARK - Profess: Sean Battle's Book Release Party/ Concert

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The event takes place Newark, NJ's newest venue, the #CryOutCave, and will see the man nicknamed #Professor share selected poems from the book, as well as showcase artists---all who are teachers in their own way---who exemplify the artistry he's surrounded by.

WHEN: Saturday, July 24th
WHERE: #CryOutCave (41 Bloomfield Avenue, Newark, NJ)
START TIME: 8 pm
ADVANCE ADMISSION: $10 (w/ copy of the book)*
DOOR ADMISSION: $20 (w/ signed copy of the book)
*STAY TUNED FOR MORE DETAILS*
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BAYVILLE -  The Well Open Mic
Jul
27
8:00 PM20:00

BAYVILLE - The Well Open Mic

DESCRIPTION: The Well is a weekly open mic coffeehouse which provides a gathering place for those interested in the arts and a creative outlet for musicians, poets, painters, and others who want to share their artistic passions and talents with the community. *** CLICK EVENT FOR MORE INFORMATION ***

THEME: Open Mic - *Please note that The Well is an ages 17+ event*

HOST: The Well

FEATURE: N/A

PRICE: FREE

CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/events/163001747726644/

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BAYVILLE - Soulsational Festival - Offical Event Page 2018
Jul
28
11:00 AM11:00

BAYVILLE - Soulsational Festival - Offical Event Page 2018

A "Soulsational" Summer Event is coming to the Jersey Shore! Register for FREE today to get entered into mutiple free prize and gift drawing at the festival July 28, 2018!!

Soulsational is AAA recognized; and has won awards including “Best Family Festival” and “Best Summer Even on the Jersey Shore.” It is a day of celebration that brings over 5,000 thousand people together from the Jersey Shore community in the spirit of hope, healing, and harmony! With continuous duel stage entertainment including great local original New Jersey musicians, numerous free group classes, A kids village, an art gallery, poets corner and live demonstrations. The day will also be packed with a full schedule of free events for the entire family of all ages; and with over 150 vendors and Food Trucks. Some featured vendors this year include businesses such as The Vitamin Shoppe, Hannah Mary, and Ocean Organics; plus more. The event will be rounded off with interactive exhibits, healthy food options and organic beer, and with numerous planned activities- there is something for everyone!

Contact: Michelle Leonard
Email:michelleleonarddirector@gmail.com
Phone: 732-664-9348
Website: http://www.soulsational.info/
Facebook: www.facebook.com/SoulsationalMusicWellnessFestival
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TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy
Jul
31
6:00 PM18:00

TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy

DESCRIPTION: Chris Rockwell is going down tonight from 6pm-9pm at the chill Toms River establishment Cafe Enigma! Poets, Comics, and Musicians come hit the mic and share your talent.

THEME: Open Mic & Feature
HOST: Chris Rockwell
FEATURES: TBA
PRICE: $4 food/drink minimum. BYOB 21+
CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/mrchrisrockwell/

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BAYVILLE -  The Well Open Mic
Aug
3
8:00 PM20:00

BAYVILLE - The Well Open Mic

DESCRIPTION: The Well is a weekly open mic coffeehouse which provides a gathering place for those interested in the arts and a creative outlet for musicians, poets, painters, and others who want to share their artistic passions and talents with the community. *** CLICK EVENT FOR MORE INFORMATION ***

THEME: Open Mic - *Please note that The Well is an ages 17+ event*

HOST: The Well

FEATURE: N/A

PRICE: FREE

CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/events/163001747726644/

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TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy
Aug
7
6:00 PM18:00

TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy

DESCRIPTION: Chris Rockwell is going down tonight from 6pm-9pm at the chill Toms River establishment Cafe Enigma! Poets, Comics, and Musicians come hit the mic and share your talent.

THEME: Open Mic & Feature
HOST: Chris Rockwell
FEATURES: TBA
PRICE: $4 food/drink minimum. BYOB 21+
CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/mrchrisrockwell/

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JERSEY CITY - Backroom Broadsides
Aug
7
7:30 PM19:30

JERSEY CITY - Backroom Broadsides

DESCRIPTION: A spoken word series presented by James Ruggie & the Riverview Neighborhood Association.  FIRST TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH - The Parlour Room Opens at 7:30 PM - Open Mic Starts at 8:00 PM

THEME: Open Mic & Feature 
HOST: Charles Joseph and Joseph Quiroz
FEATURES: 2 Featured Readers
PRICE: FREE
CONTACT: (201) 984-2775 foxandcrowjc.com

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MONTCLAIR - Words on Wednesday
Aug
8
7:00 PM19:00

MONTCLAIR - Words on Wednesday

Please join us for Words on Wednesdays, a new monthly poetry series with 1-2 featured readers and a generous open mic hosted by Charles Joseph and Joseph Quiroz. Admission is free, and Montclair digs poetry, so come early to sign up for an opportunity to share your work with the audience. Also, all are welcome to the show, so feel free to share this event with your friends. 

Please note: Words on Wednesdays is a safe space for people and poets from all walks of life, and although we believe in free speech, hate speech will not be tolerated. https://www.facebook.com/thecreativitycaravan/

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Jersey City Slam: 2018 Team Show Case
Aug
9
6:00 PM18:00

Jersey City Slam: 2018 Team Show Case

DESCRIPTION: The 2018 Jersey City Team has been practicing hard and making noise at regional poetry slams. This is your chance to see their fully polished work just before they head out to Denver for the National Poetry Slam. The team will be selling their team chapbooks and we will be doing a couple of things to raise money to help make travel costs lighter. This will also be the time wish the best of luck to Nelly, Sean, ChyKonic, Aaya, and Karma before they go. There will be an open mic before the showcase. We suggest coming early we expect the venue and the list to fill up quickly. So come by Tea NJ, grab yourself a bubble tea and enjoy yourself. Doors open at 6:00 PM and the show starts promptly at 7 PM.

THEME: Open Mic & Features
HOST: Jersey City Slam
FEATURE: Open Mic
PRICE: Admission is FREE Eventbrite
CONTACT: www.JerseyCitySlam.com

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TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy
Aug
14
6:00 PM18:00

TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy

DESCRIPTION: Chris Rockwell is going down tonight from 6pm-9pm at the chill Toms River establishment Cafe Enigma! Poets, Comics, and Musicians come hit the mic and share your talent.

THEME: Open Mic & Feature
HOST: Chris Rockwell
FEATURES: TBA
PRICE: $4 food/drink minimum. BYOB 21+
CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/mrchrisrockwell/

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TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy
Aug
21
6:00 PM18:00

TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy

DESCRIPTION: Chris Rockwell is going down tonight from 6pm-9pm at the chill Toms River establishment Cafe Enigma! Poets, Comics, and Musicians come hit the mic and share your talent.

THEME: Open Mic & Feature
HOST: Chris Rockwell
FEATURES: TBA
PRICE: $4 food/drink minimum. BYOB 21+
CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/mrchrisrockwell/

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TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy
Aug
28
6:00 PM18:00

TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy

DESCRIPTION: Chris Rockwell is going down tonight from 6pm-9pm at the chill Toms River establishment Cafe Enigma! Poets, Comics, and Musicians come hit the mic and share your talent.

THEME: Open Mic & Feature
HOST: Chris Rockwell
FEATURES: TBA
PRICE: $4 food/drink minimum. BYOB 21+
CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/mrchrisrockwell/

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JERSEY CITY - Open Mic Night (Acoustic)
Aug
30
8:00 PM20:00

JERSEY CITY - Open Mic Night (Acoustic)

DESCRIPTION: Join us on May 31st, June 28th, and August 30th for a monthly open mic series presented by Crystal Letters. Open Mic Night (Acoustic) at Whealth is open to performances of artists of all types. These open mics are made possible by the generosity and support of David Trotta of WHEALTHANDCO.

THEME: Open Mic
HOST: Crystal Letters
FEATURE: N/A
PRICE: 5-min Open Mic Performance entry is a 1-non-alcoholic beverage from Whealth. (Card Only)
CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/events/2036326753276052/

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TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy
Sep
4
6:00 PM18:00

TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy

DESCRIPTION: Chris Rockwell is going down tonight from 6pm-9pm at the chill Toms River establishment Cafe Enigma! Poets, Comics, and Musicians come hit the mic and share your talent.

THEME: Open Mic & Feature
HOST: Chris Rockwell
FEATURES: TBA
PRICE: $4 food/drink minimum. BYOB 21+
CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/mrchrisrockwell/

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TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy
Sep
11
6:00 PM18:00

TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy

DESCRIPTION: Chris Rockwell is going down tonight from 6pm-9pm at the chill Toms River establishment Cafe Enigma! Poets, Comics, and Musicians come hit the mic and share your talent.

THEME: Open Mic & Feature
HOST: Chris Rockwell
FEATURES: TBA
PRICE: $4 food/drink minimum. BYOB 21+
CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/mrchrisrockwell/

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MONTCLAIR - Words on Wednesday
Sep
12
7:00 PM19:00

MONTCLAIR - Words on Wednesday

Please join us for Words on Wednesdays, a new monthly poetry series with 1-2 featured readers and a generous open mic hosted by Charles Joseph and Joseph Quiroz. Admission is free, and Montclair digs poetry, so come early to sign up for an opportunity to share your work with the audience. Also, all are welcome to the show, so feel free to share this event with your friends. 

Please note: Words on Wednesdays is a safe space for people and poets from all walks of life, and although we believe in free speech, hate speech will not be tolerated. https://www.facebook.com/thecreativitycaravan/

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TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy
Sep
18
6:00 PM18:00

TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy

DESCRIPTION: Chris Rockwell is going down tonight from 6pm-9pm at the chill Toms River establishment Cafe Enigma! Poets, Comics, and Musicians come hit the mic and share your talent.

THEME: Open Mic & Feature
HOST: Chris Rockwell
FEATURES: TBA
PRICE: $4 food/drink minimum. BYOB 21+
CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/mrchrisrockwell/

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TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy
Sep
25
6:00 PM18:00

TOMS RIVER - Open Mic Night: Music, Poetry, Comedy

DESCRIPTION: Chris Rockwell is going down tonight from 6pm-9pm at the chill Toms River establishment Cafe Enigma! Poets, Comics, and Musicians come hit the mic and share your talent.

THEME: Open Mic & Feature
HOST: Chris Rockwell
FEATURES: TBA
PRICE: $4 food/drink minimum. BYOB 21+
CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/mrchrisrockwell/

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NEWARK - Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival
Oct
18
8:00 AM08:00

NEWARK - Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival

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DESCRIPTION: The largest poetry festival in North America returns to NJPAC and Newark's Downtown Arts District for four days of poetry readings, performances, discussions and music. The 17th biennial Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, featuring over 60 poets and musicians and more than 120 poetry events over four days, will take place at NJPAC as well as historic churches, museums and other venues within easy walking distance. Called "Wordstock" by The New York Times, the four days of the Dodge Poetry Festival's readings, performances and discussions will feature renowned poets including Elizabeth Alexander, President Obama's first inaugural poet; bestselling authors Sandra Cisneros, Claudia Rankine and Sapphire; former U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera; literary legends Eileen Myles and Ntozake Shange; Pulitzer Prize winners Sharon Olds and Gregory Pardlo; and many more.

THEME: Open Mic
HOST: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
FEATURES: Elizabeth, Sandra Cisneros, Claudia Rankine & Sapphire, Juan Felipe Herrera, Eileen Myles, Ntozake Shange, Sharon Olds, Gregory Pardlo, & Rob Hylton
PRICE: Ticketmaster
CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/events/918713111622731/

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NEWARK - Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival
Oct
19
8:00 AM08:00

NEWARK - Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival

  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

DESCRIPTION: The largest poetry festival in North America returns to NJPAC and Newark's Downtown Arts District for four days of poetry readings, performances, discussions and music. The 17th biennial Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, featuring over 60 poets and musicians and more than 120 poetry events over four days, will take place at NJPAC as well as historic churches, museums and other venues within easy walking distance. Called "Wordstock" by The New York Times, the four days of the Dodge Poetry Festival's readings, performances and discussions will feature renowned poets including Elizabeth Alexander, President Obama's first inaugural poet; bestselling authors Sandra Cisneros, Claudia Rankine and Sapphire; former U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera; literary legends Eileen Myles and Ntozake Shange; Pulitzer Prize winners Sharon Olds and Gregory Pardlo; and many more.

THEME: Open Mic
HOST: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
FEATURES: Elizabeth, Sandra Cisneros, Claudia Rankine & Sapphire, Juan Felipe Herrera, Eileen Myles, Ntozake Shange, Sharon Olds, Gregory Pardlo, & Rob Hylton
PRICE: Ticketmaster
CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/events/918713111622731/

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NEWARK - Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival
Oct
20
8:00 AM08:00

NEWARK - Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival

  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

DESCRIPTION: The largest poetry festival in North America returns to NJPAC and Newark's Downtown Arts District for four days of poetry readings, performances, discussions and music. The 17th biennial Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, featuring over 60 poets and musicians and more than 120 poetry events over four days, will take place at NJPAC as well as historic churches, museums and other venues within easy walking distance. Called "Wordstock" by The New York Times, the four days of the Dodge Poetry Festival's readings, performances and discussions will feature renowned poets including Elizabeth Alexander, President Obama's first inaugural poet; bestselling authors Sandra Cisneros, Claudia Rankine and Sapphire; former U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera; literary legends Eileen Myles and Ntozake Shange; Pulitzer Prize winners Sharon Olds and Gregory Pardlo; and many more.

THEME: Open Mic
HOST: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
FEATURES: Elizabeth, Sandra Cisneros, Claudia Rankine & Sapphire, Juan Felipe Herrera, Eileen Myles, Ntozake Shange, Sharon Olds, Gregory Pardlo, & Rob Hylton
PRICE: Ticketmaster
CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/events/918713111622731/

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NEWARK - Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival
Oct
21
8:00 AM08:00

NEWARK - Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival

  • New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

DESCRIPTION: The largest poetry festival in North America returns to NJPAC and Newark's Downtown Arts District for four days of poetry readings, performances, discussions and music. The 17th biennial Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival, featuring over 60 poets and musicians and more than 120 poetry events over four days, will take place at NJPAC as well as historic churches, museums and other venues within easy walking distance. Called "Wordstock" by The New York Times, the four days of the Dodge Poetry Festival's readings, performances and discussions will feature renowned poets including Elizabeth Alexander, President Obama's first inaugural poet; bestselling authors Sandra Cisneros, Claudia Rankine and Sapphire; former U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera; literary legends Eileen Myles and Ntozake Shange; Pulitzer Prize winners Sharon Olds and Gregory Pardlo; and many more.

THEME: Open Mic
HOST: Somerset County Library System of New Jersey
FEATURES: Elizabeth, Sandra Cisneros, Claudia Rankine & Sapphire, Juan Felipe Herrera, Eileen Myles, Ntozake Shange, Sharon Olds, Gregory Pardlo, & Rob Hylton
PRICE: Ticketmaster
CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/events/918713111622731/

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BAYVILLE -  The Well Open Mic
Jun
15
8:00 PM20:00

BAYVILLE - The Well Open Mic

DESCRIPTION: The Well is a weekly open mic coffeehouse which provides a gathering place for those interested in the arts and a creative outlet for musicians, poets, painters, and others who want to share their artistic passions and talents with the community. *** CLICK EVENT FOR MORE INFORMATION ***

THEME: Open Mic - *Please note that The Well is an ages 17+ event*

HOST: The Well

FEATURE: N/A

PRICE: FREE

CONTACT: https://www.facebook.com/events/163001747726644/

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