All Open Mike on Wednesday, February 28th

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All Open Mike, February 28 2018

This month’s Outloud Open Mike Coffee House at The Beebe Estate in Melrose offers up an evening of All Open Mike on Wednesday, February 28th!

Sign up starts at 7:15pm — and then the All Open Mike performances and readings promptly begin at 7:30 and run to 9:30 p.m.

Each performer gets approximately 10 minutes to perform poetry, prose, music or other chosen form of expression.

Outloud fosters and maintains a nurturing, creative atmosphere that is both receptive and respectful to all performers and audience members alike.

Every month we meet up in The Beebe Estate’s first floor Art Exhibit Space at 235 West Foster in Melrose { visit beebeestate.com for more information about The Beebe Estate }

Free parking is available on the grounds.

As previously mentioned, this month’s special installation of Outloud Open Mike @ The Beebe will be an All Open Mike evening — so come on out and read, play, sing or just say something out loud — ‘sGonna be fun ;]

Outloud meets on the fourth Wednesday evening of each month, except for the months of August and December { and typically November, too }.

There is no cover to attend or participate @ Outloud Open Mike, but donations are accepted and appreciated as our way to both support local charities and help cover our operational expenses.

Join our official Outloud Facebook Group for more details and information up at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/82957683556/

And feel free to visit the official Outloud Facebook Event Page for this February’s All Open Mike installation right here: https://www.facebook.com/events/564490490617101/

And, oh! We’re tweetin’ too! Check us out up on @outloudopenmike

Patrick Kenna Features @ Outloud on January 24

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Patrick Kenna from Rock Bison Features with a solo set at Outloud Open Mike in January 2018

January’s Outloud Open Mike Coffeehouse for poetry, prose, and music features original and talented singer/songwriter Patrick Kenna. Kenna hails from Rock Bison, going solo on this occasion with his probing musical discourse and extraordinary poetic lyrics.

Our Open Mike sign up starts at 7:15pm — performances and readings run from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. Each performer is allotted 10 minutes. Outloud’s creative and nurturing atmosphere is always receptive, warm and respectful.

There is no cover — however donations are accepted to cover event costs ( including refreshments ) and to support local charity organizations.

Outloud meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at The Beebe Estate’s art exhibit space at 235 West Foster, Melrose ( Go to beebeestate.com for more about The Beebe Estate ).

Parking available on grounds, behind the estate; entrance is at the back of the building.

Patrick Kenna around the webz:
Don’t forget to visit Rock Bison on Bandcamp at https://rockbison.bandcamp.com to catch up on more music and news about Patrick Kenna and all a your other Bison faves!

More about Outloud out on the web:
Keep in touch and get the latest Outloud updates at our Official Outloud Facebook Group
This month’s Outloud Facebook Event information’s right here
Also please go and follow us on Twitter

All Open Mike on Wednesday, November 29th

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All Open Mike on November 29thThis month’s Outloud Open Mike Coffee House at The Beebe Estate in Melrose offers up an evening of All Open Mike on Wednesday, November 29th!

Sign up starts at 7:15pm — and then the All Open Mike performances and readings promptly begin at 7:30 and run to 9:30 p.m.

Each performer gets approximately 10 minutes to perform poetry, prose, music or other chosen form of expression.

Outloud fosters and maintains a nurturing, creative atmosphere that is both receptive and respectful to all performers and audience members alike.

Every month we meet up in The Beebe Estate’s first floor Art Exhibit Space at 235 West Foster in Melrose { visit beebeestate.com for more information about The Beebe Estate }

Free parking is available on the grounds.

As previously mentioned, this month’s special installation of Outloud Open Mike @ The Beebe will be an All Open Mike evening — so come on out and read, play, sing or just say something out loud and share with the room!

Outloud meets on the fourth Wednesday evening of each month, except for the months of August and December { and typically November, too … but we’re not skipping this November, obviously }.

There is no cover to attend or participate @ Outloud Open Mike, but donations are accepted and appreciated as our way to both support local charities and help cover our operational expenses.

Join our official Outloud Facebook Group for more details and information up at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/82957683556/

And feel free to visit the official Outloud Facebook Event Announcement Post for this November’s All Open Mike installation right here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/82957683556/permalink/10155389238043557/

And, oh! We’re tweetin’ too! Check us out up on @outloudopenmike

Outloud Features Kirsten Manville on October 25th

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'Some People Sing' by Kirsten Manville on bandcamp

Please join us for the next installment of Outloud Open Mike for poetry, prose, and music this Wednesday, October 25th.

This month Outloud proudly features Kirsten Manville as we celebrate her new solo material on her CD “Some People Sing” { available on bandcamp at https://kirstenmanville.bandcamp.com/album/some-people-sing }. Manville’s new CD takes her and her audience to new levels, in an evolving repertoire embracing musical traditions from folk to country to torchy blues. Her sultry tones draw out emotions of yearning, hope, and tenderness in her new and established works.

The open mike sign up starts at 7:15 pm, performances start at 7:30 pm. Outloud fosters a creative, nurturing atmosphere. The audience is always warm, receptive and respectful.

Outloud Open Mike meets In The Beebe Estate’s art exhibit space at 235 West Foster in Melrose, Massachusetts { more information at beebeestate.com }. Free parking is available on the grounds.

Outloud meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month except for August, November and December.

No cover is required to attend Outloud, but donations are accepted and appreciated to support local charities and help cover operating expenses, coffee and snacks.

Visit our official Outloud Open Mike Facebook Group for more updates and future event information at https://www.facebook.com/groups/82957683556/.

And also check out our tweets at @outloudopenmike!

Nita Penfold Features @ Outloud on September 27

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Nita Penfold Features at Outloud Open Mike in September 2017

September’s Outloud Open Mike Coffeehouse for poetry, prose, and music features accomplished local writer Nita Penfold. Her new book, ‘The Woman With The Wild-Grown Hair: Complete Poems,’ chronicles a feminist journey toward authenticity and self-realization. Penfold ( www.nitapenfold.weebly.com ) has published over 500 poems and several short stories, including in ‘The Absence of Something Specified’ (2016), ‘One Sentence Stories’ (Muddy Puddle Press, 2017), and the Charters & Charters text book, ‘Literature & Its Writers’ (4th edition). Her awards include Writer’s Digest International Self-Published Book Award (2006), and Judith Siegel Pierson Award (2005). She is an editor emerita for Earth’s Daughters Literary Magazine.

Our Open Mike sign up starts at 7:15pm — performances and readings run from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. Each performer is allotted 10 minutes. Outloud’s creative and nurturing atmosphere is always receptive, warm and respectful.

There is no cover — however donations are accepted to cover event costs ( including refreshments ) and to support local charity organizations.

Outloud meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at The Beebe Estate’s art exhibit space at 235 West Foster, Melrose ( Go to beebeestate.com for more about The Beebe Estate ).

Parking available on grounds, behind the estate; entrance is at the back of the building.

More about Outloud out on the web:
Keep in touch and get the latest Outloud updates at our Official Outloud Facebook Group
This month’s Outloud Facebook Event information’s right here
Also please go and follow us on Twitter

All Open Mike on Wednesday, July 26th

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All Open Mike, July 26, 2017

This month’s Outloud Open Mike Coffee House at The Beebe Estate in Melrose offers up an evening of All Open Mike to close out the Summer 2017 Outloud Season!

Sign up starts at 7:15pm — and then the All Open Mike performances and readings promptly begin at 7:30 and run to 9:30 p.m.

Each performer gets approximately 10 minutes to perform poetry, prose, music or other chosen form of expression.

Outloud fosters and maintains a nurturing, creative atmosphere that is both receptive and respectful to all performers and audience members alike.

Every month we meet up in The Beebe Estate’s first floor Art Exhibit Space at 235 West Foster in Melrose { visit beebeestate.com for more information about The Beebe Estate — doesn’t it look like it says ‘bee bee’? Too funny, right? }

Free parking is available on the grounds.

As previously mentioned, this month’s special installment of Outloud Open Mike @ The Beebe will be an All Open Mike evening — so come on out and read, play, sing or just say something out loud — ‘sGonna be fun ;]

Outloud meets on the fourth Wednesday evening of each month, except for the months of August and December.

There is no cover to attend or participate @ Outloud Open Mike, but donations are accepted and appreciated as our way to both support local charities and help cover our operational expenses.

Join our official Outloud Facebook Group for more details and information up at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/82957683556/

And feel free to visit the official Outloud Facebook Event Page for this July’s All Open Mike installment right here: https://www.facebook.com/events/121675238452640/

And, oh! We’re tweetin’ too! Check us out up on @outloudopenmike

All Open Mike on Wednesday, June 28th

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All Open Mike on Wednesday, June 28thThis month’s Outloud Open Mike Coffee House at The Beebe Estate in Melrose offers up an evening of All Open Mike for our June 28th installment of the series!

Sign up starts at 7:15pm — and then the All Open Mike performances and readings promptly begin at 7:30 and run to 9:30 p.m.

Each performer gets approximately 10 minutes to perform poetry, prose, music or other chosen form of expression.

Outloud fosters and maintains a nurturing, creative atmosphere that is both receptive and respectful to all performers and audience members alike.

Every month we meet up in The Beebe Estate’s first floor Art Exhibit Space at 235 West Foster in Melrose { visit beebeestate.com for more information about The Beebe Estate — doesn’t it look like it says ‘bee bee’? Too funny, right? }

Free parking is available on the grounds.

As previously mentioned, this month’s special installment of Outloud Open Mike @ The Beebe will be an All Open Mike evening — so come on out and read, play, sing or just say something out loud — ‘sGonna be fun ;] — Or come out to listen and watch and support the amazing talent that’s performing for the evening!

Outloud meets on the fourth Wednesday evening of each month, except for the months of August and December.

There is no cover to attend or participate @ Outloud Open Mike, but donations are accepted and appreciated as our way to both support local charities and help cover our operational expenses.

Join our official Outloud Facebook Group for more details and information up at: https://www.facebook.com/groups/82957683556/

And feel free to visit the official Outloud Facebook Event Page for this June’s All Open Mike installment right here: https://www.facebook.com/events/125739277920447/

And, oh! We’re tweetin’ too! Check us out up on @outloudopenmike

lou suSi Features @ Outloud on May 24

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lou suSi Features at Outloud Open Mike in May 2017

May’s Outloud Open Mike Coffeehouse for poetry, prose, and music features the nearly-cosmic and sometimes comic exuberance of lou suSi. As a performance artist and musician, lou embraces a variety of genres with his special touch of respectful irreverence.

This Wednesday lou premieres his latest opus collection of ‘Childrens’ Songs for Parents and Other Adults’ — so come on down and celebrate the ridiculous joys of being a parent with these supposedly timeless sing-along classics!

Our Open Mike sign up starts at 7:15pm — performances and readings run from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. Each performer is allotted 10 minutes. Outloud’s creative and nurturing atmosphere is always receptive, warm and respectful.

There is no cover — however donations are accepted to cover event costs ( including refreshments ) and to support local charity organizations.

Outloud meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at The Beebe Estate’s art exhibit space at 235 West Foster, Melrose ( Go to beebeestate.com for more about The Beebe Estate ).

Parking available on grounds, behind the estate; entrance is at the back of the building.

More about Outloud out on the web
Keep in touch and get the latest Outloud updates at our Official Outloud Facebook Group
This month’s Outloud Facebook Event information’s right here
Also please go and follow us on Twitter

Kenan Cooper Features @ Outloud on April 26

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Kenan Cooper Features at Outloud Open Mike in April 2017

April’s Outloud Open Mike Coffeehouse for poetry, prose, and music features dynamic folk/rock singer/songwriter Kenan Cooper. Cooper’s spirited and melodic works highlight issues of the day, and of the heart, with humor and passion.

Our Open Mike sign up starts at 7:15pm — performances and readings run from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. Each performer is allotted 10 minutes. Outloud’s creative and nurturing atmosphere is always receptive, warm and respectful.

There is no cover — however donations are accepted to cover event costs ( including refreshments ) and to support local charity organizations.

Outloud meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at The Beebe Estate’s art exhibit space at 235 West Foster, Melrose ( Go to beebeestate.com for more about The Beebe Estate ).

Parking available on grounds, behind the estate; entrance is at the back of the building.

More about Outloud out on the web:
Keep in touch and get the latest Outloud updates at our Official Outloud Facebook Group
This month’s Outloud Facebook Event information’s right here
Also please go and follow us on Twitter

Brian Nolan Features @ Outloud on March 22

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Brian Nolan @ Midway Cafe

March’s Outloud Open Mike Coffeehouse for poetry, prose, and music features talented local musician Brian Nolan. Brian’s original song works are elegantly composed, masterfully performed and lyrically thoughtful, poignant, humorous, imaginative.

Check out Brian Nolan on Soundcloud to get a sneak peek

Our Open Mike sign up starts at 7:15pm — performances and readings run from 7:30pm to 9:30pm. Each performer is allotted 10 minutes. Outloud’s creative and nurturing atmosphere is always receptive, warm and respectful.

There is no cover — however donations are accepted to cover event costs ( including refreshments ) and to support local charity organizations.

Outloud meets the 4th Wednesday of each month at The Beebe Estate’s art exhibit space at 235 West Foster, Melrose ( Go to beebeestate.com for more about The Beebe Estate ).

Parking available on grounds, behind the estate; entrance is at the back of the building.

More about Outloud out on the web:
Keep in touch and get the latest Outloud updates at our Official Outloud Facebook Group
This month’s Outloud Facebook Event information’s right here
Also please go and follow us on Twitter