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Luya Poetry Open Mic

September 29, 2023 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Stagg Court

Join us for Luya’s monthly open mic! Sign-ups are first come first served, in-person and prioritize people of color. Luya centers poetry, but also welcomes storytelling, music, and other art forms, as well. Each performer gets about 3.5 minutes on the mic.

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This open mic’s theme is Glow:
We are transitioning from summer to autumn, the last bits of late sun glowing at sunset. Vegetables on the vine ripen into fantastical harvest, leaves on trees lining the streets begin to turn colors, also glowing in their new season. With the wind bringing a bit of chill, friends gather around fire pits, the glow of the hearth drawing loved ones near. How are you glowing? What is the source of your radiance? Who has come to bask in this light?

Featured Performance:
Info coming soon!

What’s Luya?
Luya is a Chicago-based grassroots poetry organization centering people of color. Founded in 2018, Luya has been featured in Chicago Reader, Sixty Inches From Center, and ABC 7 Chicago.


September 29, 2023 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Stagg Court


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