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Black History Month
Open Mic: Sunday Service

New Jersey open mic and spoken word performing gaining composure in front of the microphone.

Sunday, February 18, 2024

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Price: $7 - $15

Smush Gallery

340 Summit Avenue
Jersey City, NJ 07306

SMUSH Gallery

Event Description

In celebration of February and Black History Month, amplify the voices of black creatives in the community and honor their ancestors!

Sunday Service is a non-denominational program that will allow performers and guests to honor their blackness and that of the ones who came before them through various methods of storytelling and altar building. 

For the community altar, please bring photos and anything else that reminds you of those who have inspired you and transitioned. 

There will be 15 Open Mic slots available to artists of all creative mediums. 

There will also be a visual art pop-up from artist Eleven, and art will be available for sale and ready to take home the same day! 

This event is curated & hosted by Golden Light Poetry!

Additional Information

Please feel free to sign up the day of or ahead of time via email:

Supported by public funds from the Jersey City Arts and Culture Trust Fund.

SMUSH Gallery is wheelchair accessible!

Please email with additional accessibility requests three weeks prior to events.

Please note there are no refunds on event tickets

NJ Proudly Celebrates
Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual observance in February that celebrates the achievements and contributions of African Americans to American history, culture, and society. Established in 1926 by historian Carter G. Woodson; Black History Month reflects on the struggles, highlights the triumphs, and provides inspiration to future generations.

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