First Tuesdays, 7:00–8:30pm

Our next Open Mic is, Tuesday, June 6, at 7pm and will have featured reader Ken Segal. It will be offered via Zoom. Please join us and you can ask for a spot to read when you sign in to the meeting. Email Terry at: to be given the zoom link and to receive future announcments.

We will take a break in July and NOT meet. Please come back for our August 1st Open Mic with featured reader, Ken Holland.

The Newark Arts Alliance holds a monthly Open Mic Night dedicated to poetry, prose, and performance. Traditional poetry, spoken word, haiku, experimental verse – all are welcome! Short-shorts of fiction and memoir – tell us your stories! A performance piece? An acoustic music performance? Go for it!

Join us at the mic or just come to listen and support the arts. Our hosts are Robin Hill-Page Glanden, Maria Masington and Terry Foreman.

Please email Terry Foreman to ask to be added to the Open Mic Audience list. Her email is:  Your email will be added to the Open Mic Audience Address book and you will be sent updates and the zoom links each month.

Once you sign in at the zoom meeting time, you can then ask to be added to the readers list for that evening.

Free ($5 suggested donation or whatever you can do) and open to the public.

To donate from home, please use this link: DONATE
or stop by the NAA and drop some bucks into the donation box. It’s always appreciated!

Newark Arts Alliance encourages an open exchange of ideas and artistic expression. We also wish to provide a comfortable environment for listeners. If you think your material may offend some, it likely will. We ask that you save this for readings geared toward that particular genre. Hosts have the right to use their discretion to mute anyone and not invite some guests to future readings. Readers may mute any reader they don’t wish to listen to. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

Our featured reader for June 6 is Ken Segal.

Ken Segal was born in 1959 and lived with his family in the affluent Philadellphia suburbs.  He graduated with a BFA in Graphic Design from The Tyler School of Art of Temple University.  His post-college jobs included creating 3D graphics and “walkthrough animations” for a large architecture firm and recreating vehicular accidents for the courtroom.  He wrote monthly articles for CADence Magazine, and co-authored “The AutoCAD 3D Book.”

After working in Virtual Reality development for a decade, he returned to his first love, creating fine art.  Ken has exhibited in solo and group shows throughout Delaware and Pennsylvania. In 2011 he was a founding member of The Creative Vision Factory, a free art studio and gallery for those on the “Behavioral Health Spectrum.”  He exhibits there often, while counseling and coaching the members, many of whom are homeless.