national poetry month

Poets with Bands

The second annual New Orleans Poetry Festival presents their famous Poets with Bands at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 20, at Cafe Istanbul NOLA (2372 St. Claude Ave). This year’s show features Kelcy Mae, Skin Verb, Jamie Bernstein, The Geraniums, The Call Girls, and special guests. Admission is free to festival pass holders or $15 Poets with Bands

NOMA hosts Poets for Art Workshop

In celebration of National Poetry Month, the New Orleans Museum of Art is offering a free poetry workshop for students in grades 8-12 at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 8, at NOMA (1 Collins Diboll Circle). Led by renowned poet Brad Bagert, workshop participants will tour the museum and select a work of art that inspires NOMA hosts Poets for Art Workshop

Slam New Orleans: Open Mic and Slam

Join Slam New Orleans for Open Mic & Slam at 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 2, at Ashé Cultural Arts Center (1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd). This month for National Poetry Month, SNO is featuring youth from the city leading up to the N.O. Youth Poetry Festival Ft. Sunni Patterson and the Tulane University College Unions Slam New Orleans: Open Mic and Slam