Apr 20 2013

You like a good deal? Come to the Art Amok! yard sale!


This Saturday, we’re hosting a massive, multi-family yard sale. There will be household goods, furniture, clothes, shoes, books, and more! The proceeds will support our trip to the National Poetry Slam in August. It’s happening at 69 Walthall St. SE, Atlanta, just a few blocks off Moreland. We’ll be going from 8am-3pm. Stop by and find some treasures.

Apr 20 2013

Next Slam and Open Mic on Friday, April 26


That’s right! We’ve got an open mic and slam coming up this Friday. Musicians, poets, comedians, and storytellers welcome on the open mic. We’ll also have a Dead Poet Slam–bring two poem by your favorite dead poet and slam with those poems. All the details are on the events page. We’ll see you there!

Next month, we’ll have slams on May 10 and May 24. On May 10, come see featured poet Miss Haze, one of Atlanta’s most talented poets! On May 24, we’ve got another amazing local feature, Theresa Davis, celebrating her book release and birthday. Mark your calendars now.

Apr 9 2013

Oh, you want to write poems? Workshop with Denise Jolly this Saturday


Feeling a little writer’s block? Falling behind on NaPoWriMo? Wish you got to do more writing with other poets? Art Amok! is sponsoring a workshop with this week’s featured poet, Denise Jolly. Denise is a national touring artist and educator, currently touring with Andrea Gibson. This workshop is meant to empower individual voice expressed through a series of writing prompts and group discussions examining sample poems. Please come ready to speak, write and build community through the process of writing in a shared space. We welcome all poets interested in deepening their voices and hearing others.

Where: Grant Park Coffeehouse (753A Cherokee Ave SE, next to In Tune Music Studio)
When: Saturday, April 13
Time: Noon
Cost: Donation of $10, but pay what you can.

Denise Jolly took 5th place in the Women of the World national poetry slam last month. Join us for a workshop with her this Friday.

Apr 3 2013

Next Open Mic and Slam April 12


What’s new? Oh, you know, just the usual awesome collection of poetry…. and a feature from Denise Jolly, currently ranked the #5 best poet in THE WORLD. NBD. Join us next Friday. Bring a friend, and we’ll see you there.

(And, even better, Denise Jolly is going to be leading a writing workshop that Sunday. It’s going to be awesome! We’ll post more detail here soon.)