ROOFTOP RHYTHMS - Monthly Fridays @ 8PM
Spoken Word Done Right
Poetry / Spoken Word
When / Monthly Fridays @ 8pm
Where / The Marketplace
Presented by Black on Black Rhyme-Abu Dhabi, Jean Hellon Productions, and The Arts Center at NYU Abu Dhabi with official support from US Embassy Abu Dhabi.
“Abu Dhabi is home to a rapidly expanding group of poets who strive to find common ground as they cast aside geographical differences and language barriers… who believe in sharing poetry for love, healing, enlightenment and education, celebrates the spoken word.” – Khaleej Times
The Season 6 Lineup and Dates:
Season Opening Night / Open Mic – Friday, Sep 29
Rhyme-O-Ween Poetry Slam and Open Mic – Friday, Oct 27
Open Mic Night – Friday, Nov 17
Slam Competition and Open Mic – Friday, Dec 15
Open Mic Night – Friday, Jan 26
Slam Competition and Open Mic – Friday, Feb 23
6th Anniversary Show / Open Mic Night – Friday, Mar 30
Grand Slam Finale Competition / Season Closing – Friday, Apr 27
The poetry open mic list is on a first-come, first-served basis on the Rooftop Rhythms Group Page. Please post interest there.
Open to all ages. Traditional dress (i.e. khandora, abaya, hijab) are allowed.
“A great night of poetry filled with passion.” – BBC
“Infuses the old culture of poetry with some fresh energy…More raw…More free.” – CNN
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