Pure Ink Poetry hosts both an Open Mic and poetry slam every month. The Open Mic is free and takes place every 2nd Sunday of the month and the Poetry Slam is $5 and 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.

The Pure Ink Poetry Community is always on the move.  Check out some of our upcoming events or take a peek at our calendar:

Pure Ink Poetry Open Mic and Slam Events:

(all events start at 6pm and are at the Gypsy Parlor)

*​February 12th - Open Mic - Guest Host:  Josh Betts

*February 26th - Poetry Slam - Feature:  Troy Cunio

*March  12th - Open Mic - Guest Host:  UB Speaks

​*March 26th - Poetry Slam (Last Slam for Nationals)

*April 9th - Slamtastic Slam (NPS  Slam Team Invitational)

*​April 23rd - Slamtastic Supreme Slam (iWPS Invitational) 

*May 14th - Open Mic - Guest Host:  Skyler Jaye

*May 28th - Anything Goes Slam

*June 11th - Open Mic

*June 25th - Minute to Win it Slam

​*July 9th - Open Mic - Guest Host:  Eve Williams Wilson

*July 23rd - Tag Team Slam

*August 13th - Open Mic - Guest Host:  Dan McKeon

*August 27th - Poetry Slam (Start of Slam Season)

*September 10th - Open Mic - Guest Host: Megan Kemple

*September 24th - Poetry Slam

*October 15th - Open Mic - Guest Host: Matthew Bosque

*October 22nd - Poetry Slam feat Jack Seibel

*November 12th - Open Mic - Guest Host:  Megan Specksgoor

*November 26th - Poetry Slam (Last Slam for WoWPS)

*December 10th - Slamtastic Diva Slam (WoWPS invitational)