Open Mic at the Walking With Whitman 2017 Series

New for the seventh season of WWBA signature series Walking with Whitman: Poetry in Performance is a Community Open Mic featured every first Friday in March, April, May, October, November and December.

Warm up the featured poet of the month by reciting YOUR poems. A musical prelude to follow before the reading, Q&A and book signing of the featured Poet.

This event is open to the public. Refreshments served.

2017 Program Schedule

WWBA presents poets:

Friday, March 3rd:  Martin Espada
Friday, April 7th:  Patricia Spears Jones
Friday, May 5th:  Wendy Barker
Friday, October 6th:  Ian Griffiths
Friday, November 3rd: Dorianne Laux
Friday, December 1st: David Amran

5:30pm  Sign up for Community Open (Online pre-registration recommended. Walk-ins are welcome)

6:00pm   Open Mic performances begin

7:30pm   Musical  prelude w/ the Tommy Santoriello Trio

8:00pm   Poetry Reading, Q&A, Book Signing

Program Admission

$10  Members
$15  Non-Members
High School Students are free.

Special series pricing for all 6 programs (March, April, May, Oct, Nov. Dec.)
$40 Members (6 programs) $20 savings
$75 Non-Members (6 programs) $15 savings
For tickets visit or phone (631) 427-5240 ext. 115

Join now to take advantage of member savings for the 6 programs.
$20 Students,Teacher, Senior, Veteran ($30 savings)
$30 Individual ($20 savings)
$40 Family ($10 savings)


These events are funded by Poets & Writers, Inc., with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Govenor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

  • March 3, 2017
  • 6:00 pm
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