Under 21 Open Mic
First Fridays Starting Sep 3rd
4:30PM (PST) • On Zoom
Want to get on the mic and share something new? Looking for a fun, safe space to hear someone tell their story? Come through to the Under 21 Open Mic, an event celebrating young people, their voices, and all the ways they manifest. Poems, songs, freestyles, speeches, choreographed dance pieces, and more are welcome, as long as it comes from the heart. This is a censorship-free space but please be responsible for your words and do it for the love. Want to get on the mic? Register for Under 21 Open Mics & Teen Poetry Slams below and then show up to sign up to get on the mic the day of the event at 4-4:30pm PT. The Under 21 Open Mic is only open to anyone aged 21 and under.
Teen Poetry Slam
Bring your best poem to compete for a $50 prize and a chance to represent the Bay Area at Brave New Voices 2022! Poetry Slams are an olympic-style competition, where poets have 3 minutes to rock the stage, and 5 judges give it a score from 0.0-10.0. Want to compete? Register for Under 21 Open Mics & Teen Poetry Slams below then show up to sign up to get on the mic the day of the event at 4-4:30pm PT. The Teen Poetry Slam is only open to Bay Area teens. Are you not a Bay Area teen but want to volunteer to help judge the event?