Facilitated by Urban Appalachian Community Coalition (UACC) and the Originary Arts Initiative (OAI), Place Keepers is a series of programs and opportunities for young adults to express their creativity and curiosity in a cultivating and supportive environment. Place Keepers includes both in-person and virtual open mics, environmental projects, showcases, writing contests and much more!

Place Keepers Wide Open Mic

Free program offered in a monthly, virtual format. This relaxed and creative gathering highlights the talent of writers and artists in their teens and twenties.  Share in a variety of genres, including poetry, short fiction, creative non-fiction, drama, music, and visual art. Anyone can join as an audience member, and we also include some established local/regional artists in this event.  Zoom link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/82131598302 

Reach out directly at [email protected] to learn more about workshops, retreats, and community-based eco-arts opportunities.