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Oakland Poetry Slam and Wide Open Mic

February 18, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm PST

Oakland Poetry Slam and Wide Open Mic

Come join us at our new home! There will be music, a writing workshop, and Luka’s has 1/2 off burgers! You should come eat, drink, and be merry. And of course, hop on our open mic or poetry slam list to flex your skills.

Your Feature for the night is D’mani Thomas

7:00 PM Doors Open

7:20 PM Writing Workshop led by Tino V.H. Jr.

7:30 Open mic and Slam lists open

8:15 Show Begins!

About the Feature:

D’mani Thomas (he/him/they) is a writer, horror film enthusiast, and dance lover. A graduate of UC Berkeley, D’mani is a two-time member of CAL Slam ( 2017 & 2018), earning the “Best Writing As a Team” accolade in 2018. They were a 2019 Pink Plastic House Resident, a 2019 WUS GOOD Black Hogwarts workshop participant, and will be a 2020 SHOW US YOUR SPINES resident as well as a 2020 Alley Cat resident . Their work can be found in Cerurove literary journal, MARY: A Journal of New Writing, and is forthcoming in Foglifter and elsewhere.


General Admission: $10

Performers (door only): $5

Bring yo friends, Bring yo family, Bring yo date, but most importantly, Bring YOSELF!


February 18, 2020
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm PST
Event Category:


The Oakland Poetry Slam & Open Mic
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Luka’s Taproom & Lounge
2221 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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(510) 451-4677
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