Pure Ink Poetry hosts both an Open Mic and poetry slam every month. The Open Mic takes place every 2nd Sunday of the month and the Poetry Slam takes place every 4th Sunday of the month at The Gypsy Parlor (376 Grant Street, Buffalo, NY 14213) starting at 6:00pm.

Feel free to join us anytime for a night of inspiration, poetry, music and good times.

PURE INK POETRY Mother's Day Open Mic

Sunday, May 14thth @ 6:30 pm
It's Mother's Day. Bring mom and buy her some sweet potato fries with a side of poetry. We promise to offer nice wholesome night of heartfelt poetry and conversations. If you do a poem for Mom then you get a raffle ticket. (Two if your mom is present)

The open mic begins at 6:30


Sunday, May 28th  @ 6:30 pm

THERE ARE NO RULES!!! Okay, there's one rule... You're given a 4 minute time limit in the no rules slam. Bring dancers, music, jokes, do team pieces, do OTHER PEOPLE'S POEMS. Whatever floats your boat at this slam is legal. Let's see how creative you all can get.

​​Slam begins at 6:30 pm. Be present.

$5.00 Admission