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Event Details

Whisper & Shout: Open Mic for Poetry

Thursday, January 4, ~ 8:00 - 10:00 pm

When checking in at the door, be prepared to share your table and seat number.


Tickets in Advance Online: $5-members, $8-nonmembers, $3-poets + fees (till 6pm day of event)

If an event is not sold out, tickets will also be sold at the door.

Tickets at the door*: $9-members, $12-nonmembers, $5-poets (*No money will be taken at the door unless we don’t reach our max capacity)

*Please Note that purchasing a Poet Ticket is a commitment to share your poetry on stage. If you don't plan to read, then don't purchase a poet level ticket.


It is our policy not to refund tickets if someone is unable to attend; nor will we transfer tickets to another event for the same reason. We will offer full refunds if the event is cancelled or if the contents of an event changed, for example, if the scheduled feature poet cancels.


Water and Pop for $1.00 is offered at the bar. Attendees may bring their own food and drink or bring in food and drink from the Rhythm Kitchen.


Experience a diverse open mic with artists from all backgrounds in a positive and inspiring atmosphere. Peoria’s Open Mic for Poetry is held on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month. Host: Ryan Lowry, DJ: Yvaine Washington


Featured Poet: Brandon Thornton

Brandon Thornton is a 17-year veteran Spoken Word artist, fusing elements of Slam Poetry and Hip Hop to create a unique and high energy brand of spoken word. He has performed at over 100 universities and colleges in 32 different states. Outside of performing, he is a travel enthusiast, father and mathematics/statistics professor in Austin, Texas.

Venue Information

Contemporary Art Center
305 Southwest Water Street
Peoria, IL 61602

Organizer Information

Contemporary Art Center


305 Southwest Water Street
Peoria, IL 61602
(309) 674-6822

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