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Sidecar at Café MontmartreOpen Mikes & Slams

Inform arachne@madpoetry.org of any other cyclic or once-in-a-blue-moon events. We look forward to more slams!

Every Tuesday, 8 pm: The Fountain, 122 State St.

Second Wednesdays, 10 pm: Alchemy, 1980 Atwood Ave.

Fourth Wednesdays, 6:30 pm: The Cardinal, 418 E. Wilson St. $3 cover.

First Thursday Bubbler Open Mike at Madison Public Library Central Branch will no longer take place.

Third Thursdays, 6:30–8 pm: Writer's Read Open Mike at the DeForest Public Library, hosted by Art Rathbun, Kathryn Sczepanski and James P. Roberts. 203 Library Street, DeForest. (608) 846-5482.

First Fridays, 8 pm: Mother Fool’s, Williamson St. Sign up 8:30 pm.

First Fridays, 9–11 pm: Just Bust, On Wisconsin Room, Red Gym, 716 Langdon St. Sign up 8:30 pm.

Second Fridays, 7:30 pm: Poetry Open Mike. Share your own work or read some of your favorites. The Village Booksmith, On the Square, Downtown Baraboo
608-355-100, villagebooksmith.com

Third Saturdays, 7 pm: Urban Spoken Word poetry slam and open mike, Genna’s on the Capitol square. $5 cover.