Open Mic
Second Thursday of each month, 6:30pm
     Brentwood Community Center,
     35 Oak Street, Brentwood, CA


Free and open to the public, this monthly forum celebrates the written word by inviting participants to read aloud works of prose, poetry, short story, nonfiction and other creative work. Original or published works are welcomed. Everyone is invited whether performing or listening and enjoying. 

Open Mic  is presented by Brentwood Writes, an adjunct of the Brentwood Art Society and the Brentwood Library. It is hosted by Kati Short, Poet Laureate at 6:30 pm the 2nd Thursday of every month at Brentwood Community Center. All short work--poetry, short story, nonfiction, or any other creative work--is welcome. Participants are allowed 5 minutes each to perform. 

Call For Writers!
One of the projects of the Brentwood Writes is In Mount Diablo’s Shadow, a published collection of poetry, short stories and creative non-fiction written by writers in far east Contra Costa County. It is sponsored by the City of Brentwood and Brentwood Writes. All residents are encouraged to submit one of their best works. Contact Kati Short today!
Click here (openmic@brentwoodartsociety.org)

We encourage you to bring work on any subject, your own or that of another writer, as long as it is neither insulting nor abusive. Everyone is invited whether performing or listening and enjoying. This event is free and open to the public. The Brentwood Community Center is located at 35 Oak St., Downtown Brentwood. For more information contact Mrs. Short at kati@brentwoodartsociety.org or call 925-634-6655.

Open Mic   is hosted by Kati Short, Poet Laureate, City of Brentwood, 2011-2015
Interested in participating? Click here (openmic@brentwoodartsociety.org)





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