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Art + Open Mic

January 27, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Art + Open Mic
6 – 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27
The Portico Cafe
FREE & Open to Public

The Portico Cafe celebrates this awesome October season by welcoming local artists to share their talents with downtown Tampa during this special Fourth Friday event.


Acoustic musicians, poets and performers are welcome to perform and collaborate.

Limited 15 minute sets available.

Performers sign-up here: https://bit.ly/3t8mmUT

** Family-friendly Entertainment Please **

**Beginning at 6 pm: Buy One Specialty Coffee Drink and Receive a Free Muffin**

ABOUT THE ART | Black Art Matters Collective

This Black Art Matters (BAM) Tampa collective will flood The Portico with art, culture, representation and history as topics addressed through talks by noted artists, curators, and performers creating, thinking and writing from the heart of the perspective of the Black diaspora.

The BAM series presents new art and old faves of The Portico art spaces. Current artists include:

Mario Ferdinand
Dionne Seevers
Pat and Maria Mitchell
Mary Dorsett
Shanice Williams
Maria Ortiz-Haynes

BAM is committed to supporting, empowering, honoring, and growing Afrocentric Art through exhibitions, mentorship, resources, and networking.

EVENT HOST | Jasey Soulz

For many years Jasey Soulz has hosted open mic events in the Tampa Bay area– most notably at the Bamboozle Tea Lounge in downtown. A talented performer himself, Jasey has also co-hosted and judged several local talent shows within the New York metropolitan area.

This event is free and open to the public.


January 27, 2023
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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