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.
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 Thursday of each month. Host: Ryan Lowry, DJ: Yvaine Washington
Featured Poet: Sheri Purpose Hall
Sheri Purpose Hall is a prolific author, highly decorated performance artist and founder of East of Red ArtHouse and CEO of Poetry for Personal Power. She is the author of four books, including a workbook Writing Wrongs: Writing to Heal which won an award from Bike for the Brain. She has been awarded many high-profile honors, grants and residencies and represented Kansas City at numerous national Poetry Slams. Learn more at Sheri Purpose Hall (spokenpurpose.com)
Photo Credit: Reggie Birris 2022
How to Choose Seats on www.309tix.com
Click on any blue dot. (blue dots = available seats, gray dots = sold seats)
Hold mouse over any blue dot on the floor plan.
Click on the seat of your choice.
Choose a member or nonmember level ticket. (Members of Contemporary Art Center may purchase member level tickets. A member purchasing tickets on behalf of a nonmember must choose a nonmember ticket.)
After clicking on the seat, the floor plan indicates your choice with a √.
Choose another seat or proceed to ‘checkout’