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Poetry and spoken word spots

October 13, 2005

The Flypoet Spoken Word and Music Showcase

Where: The Conga Room, 5364 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles

When: 8 p.m., first Wednesday of every month

Info:, (310) 559-1670

Admission: $12 before 8 p.m., $15 after 8 p.m.

Format: Featured poets and musicians perform in a club setting. No open mikes, but audience members can dance and socialize afterward.


Da' Poetry Lounge

Where: Greenway Court Theatre, 544 N. Fairfax Ave., Los Angeles

When: 8:45 p.m. to midnight Tuesdays

Info: or, (310) 206-8644

Admission: Free except the first and third Tuesdays of each month, when it's $5.

Format: Open mike; aspiring poets can sign up at the beginning of the evening. Featured poets include Shihan, Poetri and others.


Poetronigirl's Acoustically Speaking

Where: Room 5 Lounge, 143 N. La Brea Ave., Los Angeles

When: 8 p.m. to 2 a.m., kicking off Oct. 26, then the second Wednesday of every month starting Nov. 9

Info:;; (323) 938-2504

Admission: $6 (21 and older)

Format: One nationally known poet per performance; no open mike.

Poetronigirl's Acoustically Speaking

Where: Panera Bread, 12131 Ventura Blvd., Studio City

When: 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays

Info:, (818) 762-2226

Admission: Free

Format: Acoustic music, open-mike poetry


Spoken Words

Where: Magic Johnson's Starbucks, 5301 Centinela Blvd., Los Angeles

When: 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays


Admission: Free

Format: Open mike, featured poets


The Factory Readings

Where: Gypsy Den Cafe in Artists Village, 125 N. Broadway, Santa Ana

When: 8 p.m., first Tuesday of the month

Info: (714) 835-8840

Admission: Free

Format: Featured poets, acoustic music, open mike


Poetry at Alta

Where: Alta Coffeehouse, 506 31st St., Newport Beach

When: 8 p.m., second Wednesday of the month

Info: (949) 675-0233

Admission: Free

Format: Featured poets, acoustic music, open mike


Poetri's Poetry Workshop

Where: Kamala Love Studios, 2533 Federal Ave., West L.A.

When: 5 to 7 p.m. and 8 to 11 p.m. Thursdays, 4 to 7 p.m. Sundays, 5 to 7 p.m. Mondays

Admission: $200 for a four-week course

Info:, (909) 725-2863

Format: Classes on writing and performing poetry

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