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Dallas & Fort Worth Metroplex
Monday
Zen & Sufi Poetry and Stories: hosted by Hadi Jawad at Cosmic Cafe 2912 Oak Lawn, Dallas 214.521.5167 - 8-10pm The Poet Writers Group: Organized by Ronnie P and Jennifer Trimble: two very cool cats at Cafe Cybre in Hurst. 8pm - 214.268.0660
Tuesday
Open Mic: No holds barred! Hosted by Clebo Rainey at Insomnia 2640 Elm St., Dallas - 9pm
Wednesday
   DFW, Writers’ Workshop: meets each Wednesday to critique each others manuscripts Writers meet at the Ruth Mullican Center 201 s Cullum in Euless -- 817.267.644. 7pm Conspiracy: Young poets at Dallas Institute of Humanities and Culture 2719 Routh S. of Howell. 8pm
   Poet’s showcase: featuring the very best in Metroplex performance poetry.. Clebo Rainey hosts at New Amsterdam Coffeehaus 831 Exposition Ave., Dallas -- 214.824.5301. 9-12pm
Thursday
   Art Out Loud: poetry , music, and visual art open mic, only one of its kind Donation requested at Art Landing Gallery & Studios 9th at Marsalis upstairs, Dallas -- 214.497.8000. 8-11pm
   Chicano! Poetry: hosted by Enrique Cabrera at Suenos Sabrosos Ice Cream Parlour 408 N. Bishop, Dallas. 8:30pm
   Open Mic: no holds barred! hosted by Steve Mace at Insomnia 2640 Elm St. 9pm
Friday
   Clearview Slam: At the Red Room. hosted by Enrique Cabrera at Club Clearview Elm at Crowdus, Dallas. 8:30-10am
   Bohemian dreams Open mic & Drum Jam: Expressions of art & poetry at Betwixt and Between 813 Exposition Ave, Dallas -- 214.821.3340. 8pm-2am
   Reciprocity An inspiring place for poetry and expression; Poetry Fri nights, open mic at 10p; 210 S Tyler, near Jefferson in Oak Cliff; 214/ 941-4428
   Texaspoetry: 1stFriday: features Gayle Bell, open mic follows at Half Price Books at Northwest Highway E. of Central in Dallas. 8:15pm
Saturday
   Texoma Poetry Society: public invited at Sherman Public Library. 2-4pm
   A Reading In Red: Oak Cliff open mic hosted by Paul Sexton and the Oak Cliff Circle of Poets at Suenos Sabrosos Ice Cream Parlour. 8:30pm
Sunday
   Balcony Club Poetry Salon: informal open reading, roundtable workshop at Balcony Club 1825 Abrams, Dallas . 5-7pm
   Open Mic: Susan Vogel Taylor hosts at Borders Books at 4613 S. Hulen St. in Fort Worth. 7pm
   Sankofa Poetry: features the ‘finest African-American Poetry’ Offers an occasional percussionist and/or jazz musician to accompany poets upon request, Hosted by Gno and Emotion Brown at Sankofa 1908 Martin Luther King Blvd., Dallas. 7pm
   Uncensored Open Mic: Helen King and Jennifer Savage host at Coogan’s Coffee Bar 2526 S. Cooper St, Arlington -- 817.795.6912. 9pm
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Spoken Images hosts the following events:
* Every Wed - Open mic poetry Gold Club VIP. Black Gold Wednesdays at 809 N. Collins in Arlington. 817.226.7000. 8-10:30PM. $6 cover
* 3rd Friday of the each month, open mic poetry at Da Village 2700 Village Creek in Ft Worth. 817.891.0971. 8-11PM. $5
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