Mic Check Poetry Fest: Poetry in Motion

Nov 4, 2023

07:00 PM

213 N Gilbert St., Iowa City, IA 52245

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Mic Check Fest Poetry in Motion

In support of Mic Check Poetry Fest, Rapson Collaborative presents a live show featuring top spoken word performers sharing their work with the accompaniment of the band Wave Cage. This show broadens the definition of spoken word by adding music to the powerful words brought to the stage. It speaks to anyone who appreciates poetry, music, and performance. Hosted by dynamic MC Caleb "The Negro Artist" Rainey, the lineup includes Tracie Morris, Debra Marquart, Outspoken Bean, Hannah/Charlie Hall, Jalesha Johnson, Gleason, and Lyssie Brown.

Rapson Collaborative is a nonprofit organization based in Iowa City, Iowa, committed to supporting the diverse voices of local artists in the creative development and production of socially-engaged musical projects. Learn more at rapsoncollaborative.org.

Date: Saturday, Nov. 4

Time: 7–9 p.m.

Location: The James Theater, 213 N. Gilbert St, Iowa City, IA

Music: Wave Cage

MC: Caleb “The Negro Artist” Rainey


$15 for adults 19+

$10 for college students with college ID

Pre-paid to Fest Pass holders

Free to youth 13-18 with ID

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