Paris Lit Up Open Mic featuring Matt Sedillo and David Romero


Thu Jun 30 2022 at 08:00 pm


Culture-Rapide Cabaret-Populaire | Paris, IL

The PLU Open Mic has been welcoming performers every Thursday since 2012, and takes place at the historic Culture Rapide bar, in the 20th arrondissement of Paris.
This week's featured artists are Matt Sedillo and David Romero, whose bios you will find below.*
Taking part is simple: once you are at the bar, speak with one of the hosts (see below) who will sign you up. They will then call you to the stage when it is your time. Performances should last around 5 minutes.
Sign-up opens at 8pm, we aim to start for 8.30/9pm.
We welcome all languages, all levels of experience and all artistic genres: from beginners to legends, poetry to performance art.
Rotating hosts!
Culture Rapide, 103 Rue Julien Lacroix, 75020, PARIS.
Matt Sedillo has been described as the "best political poet in America" as well as "the poet laureate of the struggle" by academics, poets, and journalists alike. He has appeared on CSPAN and has been featured in the Los Angeles Times, among other publications. He has spoken at Casa de las Americas in Havana, Cuba, at numerous conferences and forums such as the National Conference on Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education, and at over a hundred universities and colleges, including the University of Cambridge, among many others. He is the current literary director of the dA Center for the Arts and author of Mowing Leaves of Grass (Flowersong Press, 2019), which is currently being taught at California State University at Northridge and Monterey Bay, as well as at Mission College.
David A. Romero is a Mexican-American spoken word artist from Diamond Bar, CA. Romero is the author of My Name Is Romero (FlowerSong Press 2020), a book reviewed by Gustavo Arellano (¡Ask a Mexican!), Curtis Marez (University Babylon), and founding member of Ozomatli, Ulises Bella. Romero has appeared at over seventy-five colleges and universities in thirty-three different states in the USA. Romero's work has been published in literary magazines in the United States, England, and Canada, including: North American Review, The Temz Review, Literary Cultures, Black Bear Review, Pine Hills Review, and Angels Flight • literary west..

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Culture-Rapide Cabaret-Populaire, 103 rue Julien Lacroix,Paris, France, Paris, France

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