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The Word: An Open Mic for Poets, Storytellers and Fabulists

Back IN PERSON! The Word is in collaboration with Zeiders American Dream Theater, The Muse Writers Center, Hampton Roads Writers, and Tidewater Writers. The Word welcomes diverse voices and fans of poetry, spoken word, and all forms of creative writing. We encourage all ages and backgrounds to come together and share in the mutual adoration…

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Youth Open Mic Night

Get ready for some Friday the 13th shenanigans and join The Muse Writers Center and Believe in Learning Norfolk for this special, hybrid open mic night at The Muse! This event will be held both in person at The Muse Writers Center and virtually via Zoom. Open to all youth poets, performers, musicians — registration…

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Show & Grow Your Prose

Join us (in-person!) for our first Show-and-Grow event of 2022. Don’t miss the chance to get free, professional feedback on your written work. Presenters will read up to ten minutes of their material, which will be followed by another ten minutes of feedback from our guest critiquers Lauran Strait and Michael Khandelwal. If you desire,…

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The Word: An Open Mic for Poets, Storytellers and Fabulists

Back IN PERSON! The Word is in collaboration with Zeiders American Dream Theater, The Muse Writers Center, Hampton Roads Writers, and Tidewater Writers. The Word welcomes diverse voices and fans of poetry, spoken word, and all forms of creative writing. We encourage all ages and backgrounds to come together and share in the mutual adoration…

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Poetry on the Pavement Exhibition Opening & Poetry Open Mic

Join us as we celebrate National Poetry Month, with an Opening Reception for the Poetry on the Pavement Exhibition. The guest speaker at the reception is Luisa A. Igloria, Poet Laureate of Virginia and chair of the Poetry on the Pavement selection committee. Everyone is invited to read your own poem, a favorite by someone…

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The Word: An Open Mic for Poets, Storytellers and Fabulists

Back IN PERSON! The Word is in collaboration with Zeiders American Dream Theater, The Muse Writers Center, Hampton Roads Writers, and Tidewater Writers. The Word welcomes diverse voices and fans of poetry, spoken word, and all forms of creative writing. We encourage all ages and backgrounds to come together and share in the mutual adoration…

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Open Mic with Cotton Candy Grooves and The Muse

Join The Muse for a virtual open mic to round out the weekend’s festivities at Cotton Candy Grooves (see details). This is a space for Black creators to share and celebrate their work, but all are welcome to attend!   Join here: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88939064812?pwd=c0FXZEdsVFVpblI0QXZKbFlRZ1Y4dz09 

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The Word: An Open Mic for Poets, Storytellers and Fabulists

Back IN PERSON! The Word is in collaboration with Zeiders American Dream Theater, The Muse Writers Center, Hampton Roads Writers, and Tidewater Writers. The Word welcomes diverse voices and fans of poetry, spoken word, and all forms of creative writing. We encourage all ages and backgrounds to come together and share in the mutual adoration…

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Muse Member Pick Up Day

Join us at our Member Pick Up Day, where Muse members from our first and second membership years can meet and talk to the staff as well as pick up their new membership cards and/or thank you gifts due to them based on their membership level. If you are a member and cannot make it…

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The Muse Neighborhood Jam

Join us on the 2nd Friday of each month for an evening where everyone is welcome to make music, sing, read, laugh, or just hang out and listen. This is not an “open-mic” with a sign-up list. The Muse Jam is more fun! We’ll alternate between individual-led and collaborative performance and pure unplugged jams. Who’s…

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