Poetry in Motion


The James Theater Sat, Nov 4, 2023 7:00 PM



Calendar Icon   Saturday, November 4th, 2023

All Ages • Doors 6:30 PM • Show 7:00 PM


Location Icon   The James Theater                          

213 N Gilbert Street                              

Iowa City, Iowa 52245


Ticket Icon   Ticket Options

Student, Ages 13 - 18 (with Valid ID) • $0

College Student (with ID) • $10

General Admission • $15 

event included with Festival Pass • must still presave ticket

Additional Information

As part of Mic Check Poetry Fest, Rapson Collaborative presents a live show featuring top spoken word performers sharing their work with the accompaniment of the band Wave Cage. This show broadens the definition of spoken word by adding music to the powerful words brought to the stage. It speaks to anyone who appreciates poetry, music, and performance. Hosted by dynamic MC Caleb "The Negro Artist" Rainey, the lineup includes Tracie Morris, Debra Marquart, Outspoken Bean, Hannah/Charlie Hall, Jalesha Johnson, Gleason, and Lyssie Brown.


Rapson Collaborative is a non-profit organization based in Iowa City, Iowa, committed to supporting the diverse voices of local artists in the creative development and production of socially-engaged musical projects. Learn more at htlicmedia.org

See full schedule for Mic Check Poetry Fest at https://iowacitypoetry.com/events/mic-check-poetry-fest-2023


Clock IconBox Office hours are limited based on the event calendar. Contact info@thejamesic.com or 319 - 600 - 2936 for any questions.



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