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Malvern Books presents: Karaoke Mondays

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Malvern Karaoke Mondays

WHEN: June 6, 2016 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Malvern Karaoke Mondays
It’s poetry karaoke time! Held on the first Monday of each month, Malvern Karaoke Mondays is a fun FREE event featuring adventurous verses, snack surprises, and a monthly haiku competition.

Karaoke Mondays

Here’s how poetry karaoke works: you roll a 20-sided lettered die and select a poem by a poet whose last name starts with the letter the die landed on—and then you read this poem aloud for everyone to enjoy. (Poems can be chosen from a book on our shelves, or from one of the anthologies we’ll provide.) Everyone is welcome to take part, but please note that participants can’t read their own poetry—poetry karaoke is all about introducing people to the poems and poets that have inspired you.

And if you fancy yourself as a haiku whiz, you should enter our monthly haiku contest, judged by our curmudgeon-in-chief, Dr. Joe (and/or a guest judge of his choosing). Details of this month’s contest TBA.

Competition conditions: Haiku must be submitted to by Sunday, June 5th at 12pm CST. We’ll announce the winner/s at the event on Monday. All decisions final. No crying! And the more people who come to Karaoke, the more prizes we’ll give!

Earlier Event: June 4
BookPeople presents: David Olimpio
Later Event: June 6
BookPeople presents: Kelly Green