Open Mic Night
Open Mic at MoAD is going virtual! All interested readers, please sign up to perform below. For those interested in being part of the audience, no need to rsvp.
Sign up to perform below. Everyone is welcome.
OPEN MIC THURSDAYS continue. Because we remain closed due to the global pandemic COVID-19, we will host our Open Mic online via ZOOM. Because we had such an awesome first virtual open mic, we will bring them to you TWICE per month instead of once. Look for MoAD Open Mic this month on the FIRST & THIRD THURSDAYS.
DONATIONS OF ANY AMOUNT ARE ALWAYS WELCOME, SO IF YOU ARE ABLE TO, PLEASE CONSIDER DONATING TO MOAD ONLINE HERE, OR DONATING THROUGH GIVE BY CELL BY TEXTING THE WORD: MOADSF TO THE NUMBER: 56512 ON YOUR CELL PHONE, THEN FOLLOW THE LINK PROVIDED TO MAKE A DONATION. ALL DONATIONS WILL GO TOWARDS SUPPORTING MOAD AND CONTINUING TO BRING YOU ENGAGING PROGRAMMING.
Here are the instructions for joining via ZOOM:
REGISTER IN ADVANCE VIA ZOOM TO RECEIVE A LINK TO JOIN THE PROGRAM
Once you register, you will receive an email with the link to join the program.
Hosted by poet Nia McAllister, join us for an evening of spoken word, featuring amazing poets from throughout the Bay Area. Participate or just watch. Everyone is welcome.
Our Featured Artist: Teju Adisa-Farrar
Teju Adisa-Farrar is a Jamaican-American writer, poet and geographer from Oakland. Her writing uses subjectivity to explore the realities of exclusion, subaltern communities, geographies of Blackness, urban culture and art, environmental equity, and systemic change. Teju has performed poetry and conducted workshops all over the world including in Austria, Denmark, Portugal, Botswana and the United States. She has been published on several digital sites and magazines, as well as has an e-book of poetry entitled searching to find home (2014) and a poetry chapbook entitled to belong. (2017) based on her travels throughout Israel and Palestine. Teju is interested in documenting and mapping Black (read: alternative) futures.