August 15 Buddha Lounge 2320 W. Highway 30A Blue Mountain Beach 850-267-0911 9:00pm “Say the Word” is a collective group of poets and spoken word artists dedicated to creating a platform for poets and spoken word artists to perform, encouraging local writers to collaborate and network; and making poetry more viable in the community by hosting monthly open mic nights. The monthly open mic nights occur on the third Wednesday of every month at Buddha Lounge in Blue Mountain Beach, beginning at 9 pm. Poets mostly perform original works, but are also encouraged to share other poems that inspire them. “This is an artistic forum that fosters a sense of community and empathy that can be channeled for the greater good of our area,” says Maria Schabla, Founder of Say the Word. To learn more about, “Say the Word,” visit them HERE, call 850-420-4139, or you can also email email@example.com for more information.