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Three Parts Lark, One Part Quest: 48 Open Mics in 48 States

That’s right. I’m claiming it, calling it a goal. Going on the record. For the past four years I’ve been reading at open mics, mostly in the Triangle area of NC, and loving it enough that, when I travel, I always look for a local event and, if at all I can, make a point of trying to read there. I’ve hit Open Mouth Night in Savannah, the Sunday slam at the Green Mill in Chicago, and a magnificently dark basement open mic at Logue’s Emporium in Nashville. Along the way, I've picked a … [read more...]