Easy Speak (A new open mic in Columbia City)

The Hummingbird Saloon

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Easy Speak

Easy Speak

Where: The Hummingbird Saloon
5041 Rainier Avenue South
Seattle
(in Columbia City)
When: 4th Mondays every month, beginning Sept. 23rd, 2013
Time: 8pm
Event Details:
Please come to Seattle’s newest open-mic venue!
We welcome spoken word and music, so come with your poetry, songs, personal essays, short fiction — whatever it is you’d like to share.
Every participant will be allowed 5 minutes.
A sign-up sheet will be at the bar.
The Hummingbird Saloon extends Happy Hour to closing every Monday, so come and enjoy special prices on food and drinks!
Note: this is not a poetry slam event. We are looking for quality writing and music, and welcome all levels of experience.

Questions? Contact T. Clear: t.clear@comcast.net

Hummingbird Saloon

Hummingbird Saloon

About Splabman

Poet/interviewer Paul Nelson: Founded: SPLAB (Seattle Poetics LAB) & the Cascadia Poetry Festival Wrote: American Sentences (2015), A Time Before Slaughter (2010) and Organic in Cascadia: A Sequence of Energies (Lumme Editions, Brazil, 2013). His 2015 interview with José Kozer was published in 2016 (Ranchos Press) as Tiovivo Tres Amigos. Interviewed: Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Joanne Kyger, Robin Blaser, Anne Waldman, Ed Sanders, Diane di Prima, Nate Mackey, George Bowering, Brenda Hillman, among others and is engaged in a 20 year bioregional cultural investigation of Cascadia, including the festival, a MOOC (Innovative Cascadia Poetry), interviews with Cascadia poets indigenous elders and activists, and the anthology Make It True: Poetry From Cascadia. Paul is co-editor of that anthology as well as 56 Days of August the poetry postcard anthology and writes an American Sentence daily. *MOOC = Massive Open Online Course
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4 Responses to Easy Speak (A new open mic in Columbia City)

  1. T.Clear says:

    Thanks for posting this Paul!

  2. Splabman says:

    I wish you much success for this open mic. Let me know if there is anything else I can do.

  3. bim says:

    I hope it succeeds. Use the chessboard as a stage.

  4. Kay Kinghammer says:

    See you there!!!

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