Community Building Through Local Open Mic Showcases with Fable The Poet


Registration is now open for this workshop (below). There are 15 seats available (limit 30 seats).

Many people know of local Open Mic opportunities in their area, but how do you turn an Open Mic
into a community safe haven and a networking platform for poets of different skill sets? We’ll explore
how artists can transcend to the next skill level and the importance of listening to every voice
regardless of orientation and beliefs and the true beauty of an open mic community.

Appropriate for: Adults and young adults of all skill levels.

This event is FREE and open to the public.

Bio: Fable, self-described as”rambunctious, lively, and outgoing,” is a Spoken Word artist passionate
about empowering youth to use their voices to spark positive change. He is a co-creator of “The
Drunken Retort” “The Drunken Retort DET” and “Put UP or SHUT UP,” Open Mics in Detroit, Grand
Rapids, and Kalamazoo, MI. His poetry collaborative, The Diatribe, created a 12-week program in
Grand Rapids Public Schools to teach young people poetry and the world of spoken word.

Location: Upjohn Library Commons room 305, Kalamazoo College

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Saturday, April 16, 2016
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Location
Upjohn Library Commons, Kalamazoo College

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