Poetry Atlanta Unleashed: Do You Lyric Lounge at Hodgepodge Coffeehouse

Poetry Atlanta Ladyvee DaPoet at Hodgepodge Coffee House


September 23, 2023    
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Hodgepodge Coffeehouse
720 Moreland Ave, Atlanta, GA, 30316

Event Type

Poetry Atlanta Unleashed: Join LadyVee DaPoet for an electrifying night of poetry and talent at Hodgepodge Coffeehouse, where Atlanta’s creativity shines!

Got Talent? Enjoy the Quality Performing Arts? Then THIS is the SHOW for YOU!!
Saturday, September 23rd
5:30 pm : Doors open / open mic list is at the door to sign
6 to 8 pm Sharp: Open Mic Variety Show

Hosted by: LadyVee DaPoet & DJ Voltaire
Original Music by: CEO Allen Pough
Featuring: YOU! Bring your talent to the stage!

$10 in advance or $15 at the door / VIP Reserved Seating tickets are also available

Ticket link: http://doyoulyricloungesept2023.eventbrite.com

During intermission, enjoy the tasty treats and signature lattes from the Hodgepodge Coffeehouse bar!

Free limited parking in the coffeehouse lot / Free street parking nearby in surrounding neighborhoods.

Get there EARLY for a Great Seat and DO YOU to the FULLEST!

LadyVee DaPoet, also known as DeVeata Williams-Pough, is a multifaceted artist and a vital presence in Atlanta, GA. As a spoken word artist, author, event producer, and co-owner of the Art Out Loud Creative Space-Allen Pough Studio, LadyVee is deeply committed to amplifying the voices that deserve recognition. Her poetry, which she describes as “quality creative expression,” goes beyond entertaining; it educates and inspires audiences. LadyVee DaPoet is a passionate advocate for the arts and a driving force behind creative expression in Atlanta’s vibrant cultural scene.

Hodgepodge Coffeehouse is an iconic black woman-owned establishment nestled in the vibrant heart of Atlanta, Georgia. Renowned for its craft coffee and delectable scratch-baked goods, Hodgepodge thrives on providing a unique experience. With a 3000 square foot space, it doubles as a local art gallery and collaborates with nearby merchants through its consignment program. Hodgepodge’s mission is to foster community connections while serving up delicious coffee, homemade goodness, and an abundance of love. It’s a cherished gathering spot where everyone is welcome to savor great food, engage in meaningful conversations, and celebrate the arts.

Why Everyone Should Attend A Poetry Open Mic Night
Attending a Poetry Open Mic Night is a transformative experience for both performers and the audience. Here are some compelling benefits:

  1. Exposure and Feedback: Aspiring artists can showcase their talent and receive immediate feedback, helping them grow in their craft.
  2. Networking: Open mics provide a platform to connect with fellow musicians and artists, fostering collaboration and opportunities within the local creative scene.
  3. Safe Expression: It offers a safe space for individuals to express emotions and struggles that often remain unspoken in daily life.
  4. Community Building: Poetry nights bring diverse people together, creating a sense of community that’s often missing in today’s world.
  5. Stepping Out of Comfort Zones: Whether performing or listening, it pushes individuals out of their comfort zones, encouraging them to confront raw and honest truths.
  6. Inspiration: Attending a Poetry Open Mic Night can spark inspiration, leading to personal growth and potentially inspiring attendees to try their hand at writing or other creative pursuits.
  7. Activism and Empathy: Poetry nights can be catalysts for activism, as poets share unique ideas, build self-confidence, and audiences offer unwavering support. This fosters empathy and personal growth, creating a closer-knit community that laughs, cries, loves, and grows together.
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