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Upcoming Events 

What Is Viral? What Is Value? — Open Mic

Saturday, Nov. 19, 2022    3–5 p.m.
The Griot Museum of Black History, 2505 St. Louis Ave., St. Louis, MO 63106

Come to share, listen and support at this all-ages open mic event. For those who wish a turn at the mic:

  • 8 minutes max
  • Share new, old or in-process work
  • All styles welcome (poetry, fiction, memoir, etc.)
  • Writing should relate to one or both of the themes: VIRAL / VALUE

Suggested donation: $10. No one will be turned away for lack of funds. For more information, contact MOCRA or @tedkerr on Instagram.

Sponsored by The Griot Museum of Black History, MOCRA and the Center for Social Action.

First Fridays in Grand Center

Sept. 2, Oct. 7, Nov. 4, Dec. 2     5–9 p.m.

On the first Friday of each month, come to midtown St. Louis to experience a great array of exhibitions, openings, and other special events. Discover the neighborhood's remarkable array of diverse venues presenting a broad spectrum of art, all within walking distance of each other.

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Past Events

MOCRA has presented an array of lectures, conferences, performances, and other public events. Many have been recorded and are available to watch through the MOCRA Voices podcast.

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