Fifth Wednesday: Off Script Showcase!
Oct
30
9:30 PM21:30

Fifth Wednesday: Off Script Showcase!

Off Script is our NEW fifth Wednesday event! Presented by Poetic Underground and the Kansas City Poetry Slam.

We all know poetry isn't always 5 minutes long, without props or music, limited to one person on stage. So join us as we welcome artists to break the mold and show us all the things poetry can be! This curated showcase brings the fringe of the poetry world to our stage.

There is an $8 cover for this special event.

Be sure to follow our page for updates on our featured acts!

There will be an open mic competent of the night as well, sign ups will drop at 9 pm. Show at 9:30 pm.

Hosted by Abby Bland & Megan Moore

P.S. It is also the day before Halloween - so costumes are *highly* encouraged.

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Kansas City Poetry Slam
Nov
6
9:30 PM21:30

Kansas City Poetry Slam

Sign-up list opens at 9:00 pm, show starts promptly at 9:30 pm. Names are read in random order.

Please come share your poetry or prose with us at Poetic Underground. You are allowed up to 5 minutes on the stage and are welcome to share your truth in that time. Please be respectful of those on stage, for the stage is a brave space.

No cover.

'Poetic Underground is dedicated to using poetry as a healing and community building tool to create a brave space where artists can gather in Kansas City.'

Please invite your friends, like our Facebook page, Poetic Underground, and take a look at our website www.kansascitypoetryslam.org

Earlier Event: October 7

Karaoke Adventure

Later Event: October 11

Popskull Rebels & Strawbilly


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Poetic Underground Open Mic Featuring RJ. Wright
Oct
16
9:30 PM21:30

Poetic Underground Open Mic Featuring RJ. Wright

Poetic Underground presents: Poetry Open Mic hosted by Asia Raine & Adrianna "AP" Schoonover

Sign-up list opens at 9:00 pm, show starts promptly at 9:30 pm. Names are read in random order.

Please come share your poetry or prose with us at Poetic Underground. You are allowed up to 5 minutes on the stage and are welcome to share your truth in that time. Please be respectful of those on stage, for the stage is a brave space.

No cover.

'Poetic Underground is dedicated to using poetry as a healing and community building tool to create a brave space where artists can gather in Kansas City.'

Please invite your friends, like our Facebook page, Poetic Underground, and take a look at our website www.kansascitypoetryslam.org

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Poetic Underground Open Mic
Oct
9
9:30 PM21:30

Poetic Underground Open Mic

Poetic Underground presents: Poetry Open Mic hosted by Asia Raine & Adrianna "AP" Schoonover

Sign-up list opens at 9:00 pm, show starts promptly at 9:30 pm. Names are read in random order.

Please come share your poetry or prose with us at Poetic Underground. You are allowed up to 5 minutes on the stage and are welcome to share your truth in that time. Please be respectful of those on stage, for the stage is a brave space.

No cover.

'Poetic Underground is dedicated to using poetry as a healing and community building tool to create a brave space where artists can gather in Kansas City.'

Please invite your friends, like our Facebook page, Poetic Underground, and take a look at our website www.kansascitypoetryslam.org

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Poetic Underground presents: Poetry Open Mic
Oct
5
7:00 PM19:00

Poetic Underground presents: Poetry Open Mic

Sign-up list opens at 9:00 pm, show starts promptly at 9:30 pm. Names are read in random order.

Please come share your poetry or prose with us at Poetic Underground. You are allowed up to 5 minutes on the stage and are welcome to share your truth in that time. Please be respectful of those on stage, for the stage is a brave space.

No cover.

'Poetic Underground is dedicated to using poetry as a healing and community building tool to create a brave space where artists can gather in Kansas City.'

Please invite your friends, like our Facebook page, Poetic Underground, and take a look at our website www.kansascitypoetryslam.org

Earlier Event: October 7

Karaoke Adventure

Later Event: October 11

Popskull Rebels & Strawbilly


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Kansas City Poetry Slam Feat. Teresa Johnson
Oct
2
9:30 PM21:30

Kansas City Poetry Slam Feat. Teresa Johnson

What you need to know about Kansas City Poetry Slam:

1st Wednesday of every month.
The Brick, 1727 McGee St. KCMO.
$5 cover.
$50 cash prize to first place.
Hosted by Abby Bland

10 poets compete - sign up list drops at 9 p.m. SHARP. Poets are selected via random draw. There is NO signing up before the event.

Round 1 - 10 poets
Round 2 - 5 poets
Round 3 - 3 poets
WINNER: THERE CAN ONLY BE ONE.

ABOUT THE FEATURE:
Teresa Johnson yells words about sharks and women and Republicans and people call it poetry I guess. She has represented Austin Neo-Soul at the National Poetry Slam three times, placing twice in Group Piece Finals and fourth place overall in 2016. She has also competed four times at Texas Grand Slam and is the 2016 Haiku Deathmatch Champion. Her work has been featured in theatrical performances, online newspapers, and five books, including her newest book, Virginity.

Committed to the local and national poetry slam scene, to developing poetic skill and stage presentation through classes, workshops, themed slams, group rehearsals and feature shows.

Wanna be a featured act on our stage? Email kcpoetryslam@gmail.com
For extensive details on slam format visit: www.kansascitypoetryslam.org/about-the-slam

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Antonio Dionisio
Sep
12
to Sep 13

Antonio Dionisio

https://www.antoniodionisio.com

Antonio Dionisio is a composer, guitarist and vocalist from Três Pontas in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, the hometown of another acclaimed composer, Milton Nascimento. Antonio's career officially began in Rio de Janeiro in 1977. Performing music in Portuguese, English and Spanish, he took his songs all over the America's, playing for audiences in Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica and Mexico in addition to Canada and the United States. 

Among his many accomplishments was the invitation to perform for the "African Diaspora and the Modern World" conference in 1996, sponsored by UNESCO and the University of Texas as part of the United Nations International Year for Tolerance. As well, May 19, 1995 was proclaimed Antonio Dionisio Day by the mayor of Austin. The award, based on Antonio's outstanding contributions to the diversity of music in the community, "furthers Austin's status as the “Live Music Capitol of the World.

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Karaoke Adventure
Aug
26
to Aug 27

Karaoke Adventure

Whether you're a seasoned pro or timid dreamer, join one of the longest-running karaoke shows in KC! It's a supportive, diverse crowd, with a great selection of deep cuts. There's a stage with lights and plenty of reverb--plus drink specials!


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