With COVID-19’s Delta variant causing case counts to spike, beginning September 1st we will request proof of vaccination or negative PCR COVID test for indoor events.  We will also be checking temperatures at the door.  We ask those who can’t provide proof of vaccination to remain masked.

Our priority is and will always be the safety of our venues, volunteers, poets, and guests.  As we move into the fall, with our unpredictable weather, we suggest being ready for the show to be moved indoors.  A printed copy or a photo on your phone of your vaccination card or PCR test will suffice as long as the name is visible and it matches your ID.  We continue to have disposable masks available at the door if you need one. 

If you have concerns or questions about our policies, please reach out to us at [email protected]

We are not healthcare professionals. We are poets and volunteers, and we look forward to the day our greater community reaches a 70-80% vaccination rate to help make these event-level decisions easier. All pf our events will continue to have a hybrid component and we encourage remote participation! Please practice patience and be kind to our volunteers and venues while we implement this new policy. Thank you for your caring about our poetry community- We are in this together. 

Special Events in September! Along with regular Zooms we have:

Hybrid 412 Slam – in-person and online

7PM Wednesday September 8 at The PA Market

3 Rounds – First round 4 minute time limit

Second round 1 minute time limit

Third round 2 minute time limit

Flex those performing muscles within the time parameters of time, online or in person!

Loving Your Reflection: Body Stories. Featuring Rachel Wiley

7PM Friday September 24 at Metta 

Our friendo organization Loving Your Reflection turns 5 in September and we are celebrating with a night of poetry and art surrounding body stories! Ticket holders will have the chance to participate in interactive body art activities as well!!

We are thrilled to have Rachel Wiley joining us from Columbus along with poets and artists from Pittsburgh and the surrounding area.

Masks will be required and available at the door if needed.

VIP tickets are $45 and include reserved seating champagne reception post show and a meet and greet with the poets and artists.

General admission sliding scale $10-20Tickets can be purchased via Eventbrite

Hybrid in-person and online event info
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