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Sidecar at Café MontmartreOpen Mikes & Slams

Inform of any other cyclic or once-in-a-blue-moon events. We look forward to more slams!

Every Tuesday, 8 pm: The Fountain, 122 State St.

Second Wednesdays, 10 pm: Alchemy, 1980 Atwood Ave.

Fourth Wednesdays, 6:30 pm: The Cardinal, 418 E. Wilson St. $3 cover.

First Thursday Bubbler Open Mike at Madison Public Library Central Branch will no longer take place.

Third Thursdays, 6:30–8 pm: Writer's Read Open Mike at the DeForest Public Library, hosted by Art Rathbun, Kathryn Sczepanski and James P. Roberts. 203 Library Street, DeForest. (608) 846-5482.

First Fridays, 8 pm: Mother Fool’s, Williamson St. Sign up 8:30 pm.

First Fridays, 9–11 pm: Just Bust, On Wisconsin Room, Red Gym, 716 Langdon St. Sign up 8:30 pm.

Second Fridays, 7:30 pm: Poetry Open Mike. Share your own work or read some of your favorites. The Village Booksmith, On the Square, Downtown Baraboo

Third Saturdays, 7 pm: Urban Spoken Word poetry slam and open mike, Genna’s on the Capitol square. $5 cover.

Word POWER! Poetry Slams: 5:30-9:30 pm w/ a workshop from 5:30-6:30 pm, sign up from 6:30-7 pm and then the slam and open mic from 7-9:30 pm). Questions to

Friday December 9th 2016 at The Goodman Center
Friday January 20th 2017 at The Lussier Center
Friday February 24th 2017 at The Goodman Center
Friday March 24th 2017 at The Lussier Center
Friday April 28th 2017 at The Overture Center
May 26th 2017 at The Goodman Center