Friday, October 16, 2009
Tallgrass Open Mic
October 27, 2009, 7:30p—Open Mic—The October Open Mic welcomes Indianapolis poet Lylanne Musselman as Featured Author when she debuts A Charm Bracelet for Cruising, recently published by Winged City Press. She teaches at Ivy Tech Community College and the University of Indianapolis ' School of Adult Learning . She hosts a monthly open-mic in Indianapolis, and appears on WFHB public radio once a month with her autobiographical series, "L Words." Lylanne's poetry has appeared in a wide variety of online and print journals, and has appeared in seven TallGrass Writer's Guild 'black & white' anthologies and on the spoken word CD The Sounds of TallGrass. She is an award winning poet, and was most recently a winner of the Eli Jenkins' Five and Country Senses Poetry Competition. Following her presentation is the regularly scheduled open mic where everyone is welcome to perform up to 10 minutes of poetry, fiction, music and more. Cover charge for the evening is $6 reduced to $5 for students. The event is upstairs at The Bourgeois Pig, 738 W. Fullerton, Chicago, 773-883-5282.