February 27th: The San Francisco Queer Open Mic featuring MAISHA Z. JOHNSON

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FEBRUARY IS HERE! We cannot believe it is already the second month of 2015, so futuristic! WHO IS READY FOR ANOTHER SF QUEER OPEN MIC?! We are!!! Hope you had a great Valentine’s Day, bring your love, your passion, your poems and your songs, to this month’s SF QUEER OPEN MIC!

Hosted by Baruch Porras Hernandez and Blythe Baldwin!

TIME 7:30 show

SING UPS 7pm sharp

HOW MUCH? FREE

WHERE: 2919 24TH Street San Francisco

WHEN: February 27th.

Some boring yet important rules when entering the queer space: Please note that you have to be present to sing up. You cannot sign up someone else. You cannot give up your spot on the list. You do not choose when you go up. Signing up gives you 5 minutes to do one piece and one piece only, WE WILL CUT YOU OFF IF YOU GO OVER TIME. And please please please, rules aside, have fun and share and enjoy the queer space.

now for our feature!!

Maisha 03 headshotMaisha Z. Johnson is a queer black writer and activist of Trinidadian descent. She has an MFA in Poetry from Pacific University and leads arts and healing workshops with such powerful groups as survivors of violence and incarcerated women. Her work has been published in numerous journals, nominated twice for a Pushcart Prize, and won competitions including Literary Death Match, The Lit Slam, and Portuguese Artists Colony. As a full-time angry feminist, Maisha writes for Black Girl Dangerous, Everyday Feminism, and Pyragraph Magazine, and she’s the author of Through Your Own Words: 51 Writing Prompts for Healing and Self-Care (Inkblot Arts 2014), as well as three poetry chapbooks. Visit her at www.inkblotarts.org.

SEE YOU THERE!

Queer Open Mic Featuring MAISHA Z. JOHNSON
Friday, February 28TH
7pm sign-ups, show at 7:30
Modern Times Bookstore
2919 24th Street in San Francisco

 

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