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Story & Verse: A Storytelling, Poetic, and Spoken Word Open Mic

New Jersey open mic poetry and live performance event.

Thursday, February 15, 2024

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Price: Free

Solley Theater – Arts Council of Princeton

102 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542

Arts Council of Princeton

Event Description

Share your story, your poetry, or your prose. This month's theme is "It's Not That Kind of Party."

Story & Verse provides a warm and welcoming spotlight for both emerging and established artists in our Solley Theater, an intimate space in the heart of Downtown Princeton.

Join Us as a Performer:

  • Prepare a story, poem, or spoken word piece up to 5 minutes in length and (at least loosely) related to the theme.
  • Arrive by 6:45pm to add your name to the hat. No previous experience or pre-registration necessary.
  • Optional: we will record your piece and upload to the Arts Council's YouTube channel and social media platforms.

Join Us in the Audience:

  • Take the elevator or stairs to the Solley Theater, located on the top floor of our Paul Robeson Center for the Arts.
  • Optional: participate from your seat with a Micro Story. Read the printed prompt based on the evening's theme and respond with a super concise story (just a line or two!) that answers the question. Brass Rabbit will read your story at the mic, as time allows.
  • Find a seat and enjoy the performances. We kick off shortly after 7pm.

Every Month. All Ages. All Experience Levels. All Backgrounds.

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