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Rooftop Rhythms: Season 12 Opening

29 September 2023 @ 8.00 pm10.00 pm

Free, but pre-register

The Middle East’s longest-running (and best, and best-supported) poetry (and other performance) open mic event enters its twelfth season. You get culturally-diverse voices with a lineup that features up-and-coming spoken word artists, poets, and musicians presenting original material, typically on a first-come first-served basis (sign up by emailing info@rooftoprhythms.org) with some minor juggling by the organisers. All languages are welcome.

Season 12 dates:

  • Season 12 Opening – 29 Sep
  • Slam Competition and Open Mic Night – 27 Oct
  • Rooftop Junior Open Mic – 28 Oct
  • The Sustainability Edition: Open Mic Night – 27 Nov (presented in support of COP28)
  • Slam Competition and Open Mic Night – 15 Dec
  • Open Mic Night – 26 Jan
  • Slam Competition and Open Mic Night – 23 Feb
  • Ramadan Open Mic Night – 29 Mar
  • Open Mic Night – 26 Apr
  • Grand Slam Competition / Season Finale – 24 May
  • Rooftop Junior Slam – 25 May

Rooftop Rhythms is hosted by founder Dorian Paul Rogers, with Jaysus Zain as resident DJ. It is presented in partnership with The Arts Center at NYUAD with official support of the US Mission to the UAE.

Details

Date:
29 September 2023
Time:
8.00 pm — 10.00 pm
Cost:
Free, but pre-register
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Website:
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