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About the Poetry719 Festival

We Do Stuff Festival 2022

The Poetry719 Festival was started in 2018 as a way to recognize poetry and artists in the community. It is a multi-day event across Colorado Springs that showcases the amazing talent this city has to offer. It is a jam-packed week of various poetry-related events. 


This year we will be holding 11 events across 7 days in collaboration with Arts Month. Due to covid-19 we have transitioned some of our events online and some in person!

Festival Line Up

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Monday, Oct 17

Black Poetry Open Mic .png

Tuesday, Oct 18

Disability Awarness Open Mic.png

Wednesday, Oct 19

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Thursday, Oct 20

Queer Open Mic.png

Friday, Oct 21

Youth Open Mic .png
Erotic Open Mic.png

Saturday, Oct 22

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Story Time.png
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Sunday, Oct 23

Social Justice Open Mic.png
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Our 2022 Festival Sponsors


Dr. Sandy Ho & Michael Ferguson

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