Poetry Fest

The Watering Hole, in honor of our mission to bring performance and craft to all that we do, invites you to our 2-Day Poetry Fest in Columbia, S.C. during the first weekend in April. Click here to BUY TICKETS in advance. This is what you’ll experience:

Saturday, April 4, 2015

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Poetry Workshops (Free)
Langston Hughes Poetry Center
on the campus of Allen University
1329 Pine Street, Columbia, SC
(Reserved seating with paid weekend tickets)

4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Open Mic/Book Signing
Beyond Measure by Author Connie Johnson
Richland County Public Library
1431 Assembly Street Columbia, SC 29201
For more information and to purchase a book please visit:  www.connieljohnson.com

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m $300 Invitational Slam!
Poetry Slam – Page to Stage Poets
All are welcome! Pieces can be read or memorized.
($25 entry fee for Slam)
Conundrum Music Hall
626 Meeting Street, West Columbia, SC
($15 @ the door)

Sunday, April 5, 2015 

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Annual Sundresses, Sandals, and Spoken Word Poetry Showcase
($15 at the door)
Conundrum Music Hall
626 Meeting Street, West Columbia, SC
Dress Theme: Mama Africa
Wear your best African/Batik print dresses for an impromptu fashion show!

Performers: Selah the Poet, Bugsy CalhounCandace Wiley, Tavis P. Brunson, James Harris a.k.a. IdleWild, King Shakur (new book release) Features: Elliot Axiom (the Velvet Teddy Bear…TRUST, ladies!) and Tamika Harper a.k.a. Georgia Me

Click here to BUY TICKETS in advance.
THE FIRST TEN WEEKEND PACKAGE TICKETS GO FOR $25!

Sorry, no refunds.

Brought to you by Monifa Lemons Jackson of The Watering Hole and Bugsy Calhoun, both members of The Unusual Suspects Family!

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