Inspired Word Cafe Open Mic and Open Slam
Inspired Word Cafe hosts one open mic show per month, with a regular season running from September-April. We offer an open mic to start the show, with a first come, first up model and 5 open mic spots. There is no reserving before the doors open at 6:30, so come early and get your name on the list! We invite poets, musicians, storytellers alike to our open mic. Then, we have an 8 poet open slam, which means ANYONE can come down and sign up to slam. Anyone who signs up and does not make it in to the slam will automatically be put on the top of the list for the following month.
Join us the first Thursday of every month, at Bean Scene Downtown. Doors at 6:30pm, show at 7pm. Sign-up at 6:30pm night of.
Admission is $5 at the door.
Twice a month (the second and last Thursday), we gather at ShawTV Studios in Prospera Place to film two episodes of our Inspired Word Cafe show. With a featured artist doing a 17 minute set, followed by a 10 minute interview in the Hot Spot with one of the IWC collective members, this is a unique way of engaging with some of our most talented and professional artists from the community.
Shaw TV spots are by invite only, and if you would like to be involved in one of our tapings, then please come out to a live show so we can see what you are all about and be totally wowed and amazed by your creative prowess that we have no option other than to invite you to be on our TV show, obviously!
These events are FREE and ALL AGES.
Summer Festival 2017
We are busy planning and preparing for some super fun, large scale Inspired Word Cafe events. Check back for updates and more information.