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Jackson Avenue Coffee celebrates 12 years of open-mic nights

Thalia Rouley | The Daily Eastern News
Open mic night is held at Jackson Ave Coffee on Thursday night. The event included performers who started the night off with some winter themed music.

Eddie Hacker, Contributing Writer

December 7, 2017

Ringing in 12 years of business and closing in on over 500 open-mic nights, the Jackson Avenue Coffee has been one of the longest standing weekly venues for local performers. Jackson Avenue Coffee, commonly known as The JAC to those who frequent it, offers coffee seven days a week. From 7 p.m....

Rappers, poets perform at open mic night

Host and MC of the night Deja Dave gets the crowd involved during brief intermissions.

Liz Stephens, City Reporter

January 20, 2017

Students shared their Ode to 2017 by poetry, rapping and singing with a full audience at the open mic night Thursday at 7th Street Underground. There were roughly 25 performers for the night, including many poets, rappers, singers, one tap dancer and a motivational speaker. Freshman theatre arts...

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