Aug 01 2015
Hear Here Open Mic Featuring Lauren Gilmore presented by Hear, Here Poetry at Manitou Bindu, Manitou Springs CO

Hear Here Open Mic Featuring Lauren Gilmore

Presented by Hear, Here Poetry and Smokebrush Foundation for the Arts at Manitou Bindu

Hear Here’s All Ages | All Welcome Open Mic 

FEATURING 2013 Spokane Poetry Grand Slam Champ 
Lauren Gilmore (Bio below)

at Manitou Bindu (513 Manitou Ave.)
$5 Suggested Donation (no one turned away)
Yoga (5 pm) | Potluck (6 pm) | Workshop (6:30 pm) 
Open Mic (7:30 pm) 

Lauren Gilmore was born in Spokane, Washington on the autumnal equinox of 1996. The 2013 Spokane Poetry Grand Slam champion, her work has appeared in Riverlit, The Wireharp, The Floating Bridge Review, Railtown Almanac, and Drunk in a Midnight Choir. Her first book, Outdancing the Universe, is available from The University of Hell Press. She is now working toward translating the word “butterfly” into every language.

Event Description:
(Come and enjoy any and/or all of the below)
Pose for Prose Yoga w/ Natalie: (Starts at 5 pm)
Complimentary community yoga. Intention-based class open to all levels of yoga practitioners with the goal being to establish a healing environment for the community, where anyone can learn or practice yoga in a safe space. It is requested that participants arrive 15 minutes before 5 PM so class may begin on time!

Potluck: (6 pm)
If able, please bring a homemade dish to share and please bring a plate and silverware to help us cut down on waste! If not able, bring your hunger and your hungry!

Workshop: (6:30 pm)
A 45 minute poetry writing workshop often hosted by a nationally known and locally loved poet! 

Open Mic : (7:00 pm) 
At Hear Here we always celebrate and Feature YOU!!!
The Listener | The Poet | The human | The bright beautyFULL Beacon of a being | The Lover | The Parent | The Child | The Adult | The Human | The __________ !!!

The Manitou Bindu Space is centered around healing and Poetry is a Healing Art!

There is a lot of free parking around the space!


Admission Info

FREE! Donations accepted


For More info contact Luke or Susan at

Dates & Times

2015/08/01 - 2015/08/01

Additional time info:

Come for any of the following 5 pm is yoga 6pm is potluck 6:30 workshop and 7 pm poetry

Location Info

Manitou Bindu

513 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829