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spiderweb salon open mic
July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
🕸️JULY 26 🕸️join us for another open mic night w/ spiderweb salon!
july 26..signups open at 7pm..show 7:30pm
rubber gloves rehearsal studios speakeasy stage
july featured artist: Valois J Vera
bring your poetry, music, stories, performance art, puppet shows, dance, etc..solo & collaborations welcome!
—NOTE: sets are limited and six minutes long, please prepare accordingly and provide content warnings as appropriate—
hosted by nova martin & courtney marie
free!! you can support our work at patreon.com/spiderwebsalon
ABOUT THE FEATURED ARTIST
Valois J. Vera, aka “Crip Lyrical”, is a Disabled Revolutionary, Poet, Spoken Word Artist, and Activist based out of Denton, TX. His work in Disability Justice and liberation is well noted. They have served on several social justice boards and commissions and have served as a guest instructor at the University of North Texas, Fordham University and Azusa Pacific University. While his journalism work can be found in New Mobility Magazine, Latino Rebels, and Rooted in Rights, their poetry has been published by Spoonie Press, Mollyhouse, and the anthology American Graveyard: Calls to end Gun Violence, Volume I (Read or Green Books). Their debut collection “Crip Lyrics: the Unapologetic Poetry of Disability” (POOR Press) is an illustrated collection of liberation verses guided by lived experiences and self-reflection. His second collection, “I, The Revolution” will be released in September. He is the Founder of Thunder & Lightning Poetry Collective, and facilitator of a variety of writing workshops and open mics. They are also a cast member of the Sundown Collective production “Body Stories”, which runs July 28-30 and August 4-6.
Connect with Valois:
Booking Inquiries: email@example.com
*spiderweb salon has a zero-tolerance policy for racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, or discriminatory hate in any form*