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Spoken Word on a Rainy Thursday

Posted by novoscene on January 3, 2008

If the rain’s got you down and you’re looking for a reason to get out of the house, why not check out the some of the East Bay’s potent word wizards? Here are a few choice poetry and music open mics going down every Thursday night. Kick off the new year with a verse!

Holla Back!

Spoken word poets, singers and MC’s take over the Eastside Cultural Center

Donations accepted

8:30-10:30

Eastside Cultural Center

227 International Blvd., Oakland

510.533.6629

www.eastsideartsalliance.com

Nomad No-Mic

All acoustic, all the time.

Free

7pm, 6:30 sign up.

Nomad Cafe

6500 Shattuck Ave., Oakland

510.595.5344

www.nomadcafe.net

Open Mic with Dave May

Family friendly music and poetry

$5

Crosstown Community Center and Coffee House

1303 High St., Alameda

510.864.8600

www.crosstowncoffee.org

Thursday at Word Beat

Where the rhythm & rhyme of words intertwine

Free

Mediterranean Cafe, 2475 Telegraph Ave, Berkeley

510.549.1128

www.Angelfire.com/poetry/wordbeat

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