Want a chance to win a reading slot for Poems Under the Dome BEFORE April 27th? Show up at one of these excellent open mics! We'll be drawing a winner for a Community Representative Poet reading slot by free lottery! Winners get a 3-minute reading slot at Poems Under the Dome! For complete details, check the Participate page.
*** Show UP! ***
The First Poem will be read by this year's Poet of the People, Kim Shuck!
Youth Poets! The Youth Voice will be represented by young people from the the San Francisco Bay Area!
You? Put your name in the Lucky Green Hat at the Back of the North Light Court for a chance to read! Click Participate for complete details.
4/1 Lyrical Revolt
2969 Mission St. - 7-10 pm
Community Poet: Erica Hidalgo
4/4 First Tuesdays Spoken Word
Radio Africa & Kitchen - 4800 3rd St. - 7 pm
$20 cover includes delicious food and first drink, so don't miss out
Community Poet: C. Who
4/11 On the Page/Off the Page
Park Branch Library - 1833 Page St. - 7-8:30 pm
Community Poet: Erren Kelly
4/12 Open Mic Poetry @ The Laundry
The Laundry - 3359 26th St. (near Capp) - 6 pm
Community Poet: Joel Streicker
4/13 Voz sin Tinta
Alley Cat Books - 3036 24th St. - 6:30 pm
Community Poet: Lisa Alden
4/14 Cafe International Open Mic
Cafe International - 508 Haight St. @ Fillmore
Community Poet: Anna Vargas
Adobe Books - 3130 24th St. near Folsom
Community Poet: Taylor Duckett
4/17 Bird & Beckett Open Mic
653 Chenery (near Diamond) - 7 pm
Community Poet: Owen Dunkle
4/17 San Francisco Poetry Open Mic Podcast
Clarion Music Performing Arts Center - 816 Sacramento St. @ Waverly - 6pm
Community Poet: Clara Hsu
PianoFight - 144 Taylor St. (near Eddy) - 7 pm
Community Poet: Karin Novelia
4/19 Sacred Grounds Open Mic
Sacred Grounds Coffee House - 2095 Hayes St. - 7 pm
Community Poet: John Mellender
4/19 Smack Dab
Dog Eared Books Castro - 489 Castro St. (near 18th) - 7:30 pm
Community Poet: Bob Leone
4/20 16th & Mission
16th & Mission BART Plaza, SW Corner - 10ish to midnight
Community Poet: Lewis Baden
4/22 Poet's Speakeasy
Sacred Grounds Coffee House - 2095 Hayes St. - 2 pm
Community Poet: Buford Buntin
4/21 Common Thread Collective Open Mic
Mutiny Radio - 21st & Florida - 3 pm
Community Poet: James Zealous
4/25 The Mix Teen Open Mic (This is a TEEN ONLY event!)
SFPL Main Library - 100 Larkin St. - 7:30 pm
Community Poet: ???
4/28/2016 Poems Under the Dome!
City Hall, #1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, 5:30-8:00 p.m.
Lottery Winners: ???
Put your name in the lottery the night of the event if you want to try for a reading slot on 4/27/2017 at City Hall!