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!