Whisper & Shout: Open Mic for Poetry

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Whisper & Shout: Open Mic for Poetry
Thursday, September 21 ~ 8:00 - 10:00 pm

When checking in at the door, be prepared to share your table and seat number.

Tickets in Advance Online: $5-members, $8-nonmembers, $3-poets + fees (till 6pm day of event)

If an event is not sold out, tickets will also be sold at the door.
Tickets at the door*: $9-members, $12-nonmembers, $5-poets
(*No money will be taken at the door unless we don’t reach our max capacity)

*Please Note that purchasing a Poet Ticket is a commitment to share your poetry on stage. ´╗┐If you don't plan to read, then don't purchase a poet level ticket.

Water and Pop for $1.00 is offered at the bar.
Attendees may bring their own food and drink or bring in food and drink from the Rhythm Kitchen.

Experience a diverse open mic with artists from all backgrounds in a positive and inspiring atmosphere. Peoria’s Open Mic for Poetry is held on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month. Host: Ryan Lowry, DJ: Yvaine Washington.

Featured Poet: Tiara Nicole spoken word artist and author.
Born raised and currently living in Kansas City, MO. Tiara is Kansas City's People Choice Award winner for Best Spoken Word Artist 2021.  
She is two-time author of books Tell My Son, Thank You and Bittersweet 16 Lost Soul Naive Girl. When Tiara is not performing, she works as a Program Manager for Poetry for Personal Power. As an advocate for mental health, Tiara believes that art in its many facets can change the world and the way mental health recovery is viewed. 

For tickets: Tickets309tix.com/events/whisper-shout-open-mic-for-poetry-9-21-2023

Location: Peoria River Front Association