NYC's Poetry Open Mic, Hosted by Mason Granger. Signups and doors at 8pm. 20, 3-minute slots, first come, first served. First 8-10 slots recorded and streamed live on Bowery Poetry’s YouTube Channel. $10 admission. Advance discount tickets: $7 http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2734821 Join the PoetNY OpenMic community on IG @poetny & Twitter @poetinnewyork
FEATURE POET: JAMAL PARKER
Jamal Parker is a writer, performer, and teaching artist currently attending Temple University. He's a Two Time International Poetry Slam Champion, having won Brave New Voices (2015) and the College Union Poetry Slam Invitational (2016). He majors in African-American Studies with a minor in English. Through poetry, he aims to shift the lens in how society views the black body, with elements of activism, political satire, and escapism influencing his artwork.