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Open Mic Night

Apr 23, 2024

Open Mic Night

Grief, Loss, Death, and Dying: A Poetry and Spoken Word Open Mic

Join us for a community open mic night surrounding the difficult but important topics of grief, loss, death, and dying. This is a space to share your own work or listen to others share theirs, in a supportive and inclusive environment.


Open Mic Rules

  • This is a safe space for all voices and experiences.

  • Respect the confidentiality of others.

  • Be mindful of your time and allow others to share.

  • No hate speech or discrimination will be tolerated.


To participate:

  • Sign up upon arrival.

  • You will have 5 minutes to share your work.

  • You can read from your own work, a book passage, sing a song, perform something you have memorized, or improvise.


We encourage you to bring a friend or family member, and to come ready to listen and share. This is a community event, and we are all here to support each other through these difficult topics.


Date: 4/23/24 Time: 6pm Location: 21914 Timberlake Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502


Light refreshments will be served.


We look forward to seeing you there!


Additional Information

  • This event is open to all ages and experience levels.

  • Registration is required by 04/03/24.

  • Donations are welcome to support the ongoing costs of the open mic.

  • Cash app $thenursingpost


About the Topic

Grief, loss, death, and dying are natural parts of life, but they can also be some of the most difficult experiences we face. This open mic night is a space to share our stories, our feelings, and our reflections on these topics in a safe and supportive environment.


We believe that talking about grief and loss can help us to heal, and that listening to the stories of others can help us to feel less alone. We hope that this open mic night will be a space for community and connection, and that it will help us to create a more open and accepting conversation about these important topics.



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