Out Loud HSV monthly open mic and features create a space for literary arts and spoken word to grow! Join us in Pizzelle's Confections, studio RR4 at Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment, for this event. Come early to sign up for the open mic, where you will have 5 minutes to share a creative writing piece. Then we will have a 30 minute feature with Jahman Hill!
Jahman Ariel Hill is a poet, activist, student, teacher, and coach. Forreal. He’s at the University of Alabama getting two Master’s degrees (Communication Studies and Women’s Studies) and teaching public speaking at the University. He’s a coach for the University’s speech and debate team, the Alabama Forensic Council. He did his undergrad at Bama, where his focus was Middle East Relations. He’s worked with the student activist group #WeAreDone while at Bama. Oh, and as for poetry, in the last year he’s become a member of the BamaSlam slam poetry team, the Strawberries and Gunpowder collective, helped revamp his college collective, the BDC, placed 2nd at both the LEAF and Southern Fried Poetry festivals, and published his first book, Made from my Mother’s Ceilings, with 310 Brown Street. He also loves bacon.
Out Loud is dedicated to fostering new voices and encouraging participation, so even if you have never been to an open mic before, please come on down and hear some new interesting voices and share! This is a free show, but donations are strongly encouraged. Doors at 6:00, show begins art 6:30.