The Waves with Akeem Martin

Room 220 is proud to present The Waves, New Orleans’ premiere LGBTQ reading series with local and visiting writers reading alongside emerging and student voices to encompass a multigenerational perspective.

This event will center around a community open mic hosted by Akeem Martin, at Antenna Gallery,  3718 St. Claude Ave. April 28, 7-9pm.

Akeem Martin is a Poet, Actor, Playwright, Architect, Martial Artist and Activist born, raised, and based Out of New Orleans, Louisiana. He is a 3 time National Poetry Slam titlist and a 3 time New Orleans Grand Slam Champion. In 2015 He was featured in Russell Simmons presents All Def Poetry and is a founder and current Member of the Slam New Orleans Poetry Slam Team also known as Team SNO.

If you would like to participate, please get to Antenna by 6:40 to signup!