BFUU Open Mic
BFUU is proud to host a Community Open Mic Night the second Friday of each month.
Fellowship Hall - 1924 Cedar St (at Bonita Ave) - Wheelchair AccessibleNote to Musicians/Performers: Sign-up begins at 6:30 pm
Berkeley Fellowship Open Mic Featuring Julia Vinograd with Host Holly Harwood
Julia Vinograd is the unofficial poet laureate of Berkeley. She has published 57 poetry books and won the American Book Award of the Before Columbus Foundation. She has three poetry CD collections: Bubbles and Bones, Eye of the Hand, and The Book of Jerusalem. She received a BA from the University of California at Berkeley and an MFA from the University of Iowa. She has a Poetry Lifetime Achievement Award from the City of Berkeley. She won a Pushcart Prize for her poem “The Young Men Who Died of AIDS.”
Holly Harwood, This Month's Host
Host Holly Harwood is a poet and peace activist. She is an active member of the Social Justice Committee of BFUU and Code Pink Golden Gate Chapter. Holly is also Dozo the Clown at various Bay Area locations. Holly understands the power and influence of good poetry and song in creating meaningful community, wholesome values, and achievable visions. Join Holly Harwood as our host and team create another unique and memorable monthly open mic!
Sign-up for performers begins at 6:30 pm.
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|Vic Sadot||Hali Hammer||Boundless Gratitude (Hassaun Ali Jones-Bey)|
|Lauren Renée Hotchkiss|
Previous open mic performing artists include:
Country Joe, Josh Gallup, Josie Gallup, Holly Harwood, Mike Lendenney, Eric on violin, Carolyn Scarr, Mike Leslie, Pam Wilson, George Johnson, Belinda & Saundra, JJ and George, Steve Stahl, Wendy Bartlett, Frances Hillyard, Molly Thomas, Tulley, Steve Munoz, Winston Montgomery, Kevin, Ken Hammond, Joey from Hawaii, Dan Cunningham, Diane Amar, Saffell, JJ Jenkins, Ava Bird, Dennis, Jeremy Lyon, Steven Troxler, Alex Stein, Strumming for Vets, Ron D., Elmer Pudd, Plane Floyd, Gregg, Ron Greenstein, Spirit Flute, Roger, Peace Monkeys (Lorraine Lerman & Clyde Leland), Hobbyhorse, Mary Dewey-Wagner, Marvino, Boonduck, Dada, Bud Miles, Terri Compost, Grace Wood, Evie McKnight, Wobbly Woman, Zach Sorgen, Bud Miles, Hank Goode, Kat & Alex, John & Dave, Gregg, Aerin Monroe, Anthony Bello, and Rob Sherman.
Sponsored by the BFUU Social Justice Committee. Special appreciation to Gail Penso and David, Michael Harris, Cynthia Johnson, and our rotating hosts for their support in making each month a memorable event.
We welcome your volunteer time and energy and any donations to support live music amid social justice.