Rhythmicity: Poetry Open Mic
Time & Location
About the Event
Join us for an evening of open mic poetry followed by a featured poet.
First Fridays of the Month.
To read your poem, sign-up in the Zoom chat when you enter, first-come, first-served! 3-minute time slots, if there is time to spare, folks can get a second shot on the mic!
New to poetry and open mics? Sign up for our poetry workshop on the Monday preceding the open mic!
Hosted by Rush Frazier
Jonathan Mendoza is a Boston-bred, Chicago-based Jewish and Mexican-American activist, spoken word poet, social justice educator, and musician. He is a National Poetry Slam Champion, winner of the 2018 Sonia Sanchez – Langston Hughes Poetry Prize, and a three-time award winner at the College Union Poetry Slam Invitational. Jonathan is a community organizer for housing justice and youth power with Pilsen Alliance, a teaching artist with Young Chicago Authors, and a freelance writer, performer, and educator throughout the U.S. He is a proud anxious Virgo, Greek yogurt enthusiast, and devout believer in the power of young people to shape this world for the better. Books, updates, and more information can be found at MendozaPoetry.com and @JMendoza010 on Twitter and Instagram.