CITY OF URBANA: Open Scene Open Mike Gets Poetic
City of Urbana issued the following announcement on Aug. 3.
Join the Urbana Public Arts Program, Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center, CU Poetry, and 25 O'Clock Brewing Company for the next installment of Open Scene Open Mic, a downtown showcase of poetry, spoken word, music, and artistic expression designed to promote community, creativity, and connection!
It's all happening at 25 O'Clock Brewing Company!
Poetry Karaoke, or poem-aoke, is a fast-paced reading of poems written by established poets.
Similar to a Top 40 list, our book of poems represents a cross-section of contemporary work as well as some old classics. Similar to traditional karaoke, you choose one to read and put your name on the list.
When it is your turn, you read the poem you selected.
You may use our book, an anthology, or bring in your favorite poem - as long as it was written by someone else and previously published.
BONUS! There will even be a drawing at the end of the night to give away a book! We'll give you a clue closer to the date and you can try to guess which book! Beer and food will be available for purchase from our partner, 25 O'Clock Brewing Company!
Original source can be found here.
Source: City of Urbana