The New Orleans Youth Open Mic (Feb Open Mic Feat Sly Watts!)

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New Orleans Youth Open Mic - NOYOM says
COME SUPPORT LOCAL YOUTH WRITERS, POETS AND PERFORMERS!
$2 suggested donation (no one turned away)

Open to 7th-12th grade students in the Greater New Orleans area (or young people who are out of school but fall within this age group), NOYOM provides a stage and space for young people to explore themselves, to share their writing and experiences with their peers, and to support one another in their artistic endeavors. NOYOM currently takes place on the 3rd Wednesday of every month in the Lavin Bernick Student Center of Tulane University.

This month for the 1st time #NOYOM is excited to have a youth feature, New Orleans own youth poet and lyricist Nathan "Sly" Watts! Doors and Open Mic sign up at 6pm, Open Mic starts at 6:30pm. Email NOYouthOpenMic@gmail.com to join the mailing list or visit our website at noyom.strikingly.com for more info on the show and upcoming writing workshops

ABOUT SLY WATTS: Nathan Watts, also known as Sly Watts, is a 17 year old hip hop artist, producer, and visual artist originally from New Orleans, Louisiana. Although he participated in talent shows during middle school, Sly began performing at teen open mics at 15 years old while enrolled at the International High School of New Orleans. Since graduating early in 2015, he has been developing an EP titled "Live From the Psyche" as his debut self-release. Being a self-proclaimed "Lone Wolf" and "Weirdo," Sly uses the arts as a medium to represent people who have grown up feeling as though they were out-casted for their intelligence, their way of speaking, and their appreciation for art and knowledge. He also uses his art and music to promote free-thinking, self-awareness, self-peace, and autonomy. His music is created with the intentions of escaping from stress and to enlighten listeners on his political ideologies and philosophy on life
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