Open Mic / Spoken Word April Monthly Meeting
Featuring Storytelling Humorist: Mike Harris
Portland Public Library
5 Monument Square Portland, Maine
7-8pm open mic
8-9pm Featured teller Mike Harris
The Maine Organization Of Storytelling Enthusiasts, meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at the Portland Public Library in the Rines Auditorium. Susan Dries will be hosting the April gathering. Come early and sign up for your ten minutes of spoken word (please no readings) at the mic. The Rines auditiorum is open after the Library is closed at 7pm, so please visit us down strairs even if the Security gate is blocking the Library. Open mic is free from 7-8 pm and will be followed by announcements and a brief intermission . Following intermission our featured performer Mike Harris will begin. Storyteller Mike Harris presents excerpts from his new one-man show entitled “My Mother, My Father and My Mother.”
Suggested donation is $5.00 or more for the featured teller part of the program.
Mike Harris is a humorist, a storyteller and an entertainer who has been performing up and down the east coast of the U.S. and Canada for over a decade. He has been collecting anecdotes all his life and he has been telling his true-to-life stories to anyone who will listen. As Mike says, “I don’t tell jokes. I just tell people what happens and they laugh at me.” He is a member of Toastmasters International and he has twice been honored with Toastmasters’ highest recognition for humorous speakers: being invited to speak at their Regional Humorous Showcase in Washington DC in both 2002 and 2004.