December 10th #TheMostOpenMicInTheCity winds down the year with Def Poet Bonafide Rojas all the way from Brooklyn to the Sol Collective stage. Get familiar now and tell a friend.
Bonafide Rojas is the author of “When The City Sleeps” (Grand Concourse Press, 2012) & “Pelo Bueno: A Day In The Life Of A Nuyorican Poet” (Dark Souls Press, 2004). The 2002 Slam This! Champion and member of two National Poetry Slam teams, (NYC/Union Square 2002 & Wicker Park 2003). Rojas has appeared in “Def Poetry Jam” Season 4, the Swedish Documentary on poetry called “Spitting Ink”. He has been published in the anthologies & journals: “Bum Rush the Page: A Def Poetry Jam” (Three Rivers Press, 2002), “RoleCall” (Third World Press, 2002), “Learn Then Burn” (Write Bloody, 2010), “Me No Habla Con Acento” (Rebel Satori Press, 2010), The Centro Journal, The Hostos Review, The Acentos Review, The Calabash Journal, The Palabras Journal, Letras & Palabras. He is the bandleader of experimental rock band The Mona Passage & has performed nationally at venues & colleges: Lincoln Center, Museum of The American Indian, El Museo Del Barrio, Voz Alta, Pregones Theatre, The Bowery Poetry Club, The Nuyorican Poets Cafe, The Puerto Rican Traveling Theatre, M.A.C.L.A, The Point, The Guild Complex, Amherst College, UMass-Amerst, Hampshire College, Syracuse, SUNY Binghamton, UC-Berkeley, UIC-Chicago, NYU & Columbia University.
Microphone Mondays starts at 8:08 EVERY Monday night. $5 admission.
(Editor’s note: There will be no Microphone Mondays on Christmas or New Years but we’ll be back in the New Year with a bunch of new surprises!)