Monday, June 26, 2023
HotHouse Company Member Jaylene Clark Owens is hosting an open mic – on the theme of “Discovery,” inspired by the Wilma’s production of Twelfth Night– on Monday, June 26 at 7 p.m. The featured artist is Gabriel Ramirez.
The event will be in-person, in the Wilma Theater Lobby.
Whether you come to listen or share, we hope to see you there!
Pre-registration is appreciated but not required.
The open mic has a suggested donation of $5.00. PLEASE CLICK HERE TO DONATE
Gabriel Ramirez is a Queer Afro-Latinx poet, activist, and teaching artist. Gabriel has received fellowships from The Conversation Literary Arts Festival, Palm Beach Poetry Festival, The Watering Hole, Miami Book Fair, CantoMundo, and Callaloo. Gabriel’s electrifying writing and performance are catalysts towards healing and awareness to mental health, Afro-Latinidad, the African Diaspora, self-love, masculinity, and social change. Gabriel has performed on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre, United Nations, Lincoln Center, Apollo Theatre, and other venues & universities around the nation. Gabriel was featured in Huffington Post, VIBE Magazine, Blavity, Upworthy, The Flama, and Remezcla. Gabriel’s work has also appeared in anthologies like Bettering American Poetry Anthology (Bettering Books 2017), What Saves Us: Poems of Empathy and Outrage in the Age of Trump (Northwestern University Press 2019), and The Breakbeat Poets Vol. 4: LatiNEXT (Haymarket Press 2020) Follow Gabriel @RamirezPoet and RamirezPoet.com.