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Veteran Community Open Mic
June 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:04 pm
Back by popular demand, with new partners! Art2Action, Paint22, and the Straz Salutes program of the Straz Center for the Performing Arts present the Veteran Community Open Mic, with a special welcome from nationally acclaimed, Tampa Bay-based Jazz great and Marine Corps veteran Fred Johnson, Open Mic co-hosts Andrea Assaf & poet-veteran BlacJak, and your favorite old-school Soul & Hip Hop DJ Cotton! Now, this quarterly event will also feature a visual arts exhibit curated by Paint22.
The Veteran Community Open Mic is a creative space for Veterans, families, community members, caregivers, allies, and Artists of all kinds. It’s a creative and courageous space, where all people are welcome regardless of identity, a space where we can bring our full selves, listen, share, and grow together.