Kollective Coffee & Tea, 110 Central Ave, Hot Springs
First held February 1, 1989, Wednesday Night Poetry has not missed a Wednesday of poetry reading in historic downtown Hot Springs since. Thought to be the longest continuously-running weekly poetry event in the country. WNP is currently hosted by its founder, Bud Kenny. Every Wednesday, 6:30pm - 9:00pm Kollective Coffee+Tea, 110 Central Ave., downtown Hot Springs, Arkansas USA 71901 Free and open to all ages.
FORMAT Open mic for all poets, songwriters and storytellers begins at 6:30. Feature Poets may be local, regional, or touring artists, and typically do a 20-30 min set starting at 7:00. This is followed by a second round of open mic.
Our venue: WNP has been in 14 different venues over the past 29+ years. We love our current home. Kollective Coffee+Tea is a "3rd wave" coffee+tea house featuring batch, manual, and nitro cold brew coffees, espresso, lattes, cappuccinos, etc. and a large selection of loose-leaf tea. And now wine as well. Kollective also serves an assortment of pastries, salad and, sandwiches. All items are organic and most are made locally. Visit the Kollective page: https://www.facebook.com/kollectivecoffeetea