What: A monthly women’s open mic followed by two rounds of competitive poetry and a nationally recognized feature poet. This event is open to women and those who have identified as women or gender queer. Men welcome to attend! Committed to diverse community. Providing a platform for poetry, music, beat-boxing, general badassery! This month’s feature is Mindy Netifee, the award-winning poet BUST Magazine calls "the linguistic orgasm we've all been waiting for." She’s taught poetry workshops for 15 years; curated poetry events for the Smithsonian Project and the Getty Center; and is the director of Write Now Poetry Society. www.thecultofmindy.com.