Oral Victory

Between blogs, talk radio, and television talking heads, there are countless sources of blather and idol chatter. That's why it's good that Sound Effects Poetry keeps it real with poets and writers in the same room with their audience.

Valley poetry master Bill Campana hosts and keeps the good times rolling each week during this weekly open mic and feature showcase. The prolific scribe gives an energetic boost to pretty much any event he's a part of, but his ties to the local spoken-word community ensure that all of Sound Effects' featured performers are topnotch and have his seal of approval.

Saturdays, 4-6 p.m., 2010
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Jose Gonzalez