Date and Time
Oct 20, 2021 8:00 pm
WEDNESDAY NIGHT OPEN MIC! A Busboys and Poetry Event For two hours audiences can expect a diverse chorus of voices and a vast array of professional spoken word performers, open mic rookies, musicians and a different host every week.
Hosted by Meccamorphosis
Mecca Verdell is a Baltimore based poet and performer of Dewmore Baltimore. When she started her poetry career in 2016, Mecca won Brave New Voices, an international youth poetry slam. She’s also been a Radio show host for two Baltimore based radio stations, interviewing nationally and locally known poets and writers. She has been dedicated to provide youth with safe spaces to expres stheir creative voices with free open mics, showcases and competitions. Mecca is the former Youth Poet Ambassador of baltimore (2017), opening performer for Aloe Blacc at the National Education Association conference in 2017, Southern Fried Poetry Slam winner of 2017 and 2018, Top 10 finalist of the Woman of the world poetry slam 2018, and top 3 finalist for Texas Grand Slam. Outside of competition, she has taught the importance of using poetry as tool for social justice and healing for middle schools, high schools and colleges.