Friday, July 08, 2011

The 9th Mad Open Mic: Captured Words

The 9th Mad Open Mic will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 2012. Now open for registration.

Cafe Concierto La Fidula
Calle Huertas 57, Madrid
(Metros Sevilla, Banco, Anton Martin)

This is a yearly and often twice yearly forum held in Madrid, Spain since 2008 for reading/speaking/performing one´s creative words in English. Come to present your own work or just to listen in. Open to the public. No entry fee. You pay (only) for what you consume.

Guidelines for Performers:
- Your presentation must be your own creative words; spoken or readspoken. It can be a story, poem, lyrics (but no music), creative essay...
- We will readspeak in cycles of 3 minutes each. Please clock your readings ahead of time. The first set will be followed by the newly instituted one minute spontaneous presentations open to all present. Again it must be your own words.
- Presentations will be in English.
- Sign up by emailing: by April 4, 2012.
- Put Open Mic in the Subject or Asunto of the email.
- Include a short sample of your work or give me an idea of what you are planning to readspeak to help in the planning.
- Late registrants will be included when possible.
- For updates check: and click on the open mic icon.

Participants registered as of March 19, 2012:

1. Alex Owen-Hill, poetry
2. Violeta Brana-Lafourcade, her words
3. Jez Patterson, short story
4. Filip Makowski, poetry
5. Yulia Shymko, poetry
6. Mabel Lee, poetry
7. Dominic Anglim, his words
8. Matthew Bass, poetry
9. Nicole Angela Pearson, short story
10. Janel Torkington, poetry her style
11. Laura Hearfield, poetry
12. Marjorie Kanter, short literary pieces
13. Lance Tooks, from graphic novel
14. Ben Rowdon, lyrics
15. Celia Al Knight, poetry
16. Leopoldo Fornes, memoir
17. Nina Valdes, non-fiction excerpt
18. Ernesto L. Abeytia, poetry
19. Mike Mirth, poetry
20. Margot Kimball, light piece
21. Bryn Charles, free lance meditation
22. John Dapolito, short story
23. Rod Musselman, lyrics
24. Daniel Vincent, poetry
25. Jonathan Teuma, slam
Participants of the 8th Mad Open Mic:

1. Éboli de Mer - Parody
2. Violeta Brana-Lafourcade
3. Bryn Charles
4. Celia A. Knight -
5. Lance Tooks
6. Kathleen Hershner
7. Mudra Mukesh
8. Marjorie Kanter
9. Georgia Varjas
10. Jeff Wiseman
11. Charles almond
12. Dominic Anglim
13. Jose Recio
14. Laura hearfield
15. Janel Torkington
16. Chris Tasaka
17. Gyula Friewald
18. Alex Owen-Hill
19. John Dapolito
20. Sue Burke
21. Daniel Vicent


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