This Feb. 16th the Red Velvet Curtain Open Mic returns to Benson Theatre. Hosted by the incomparable Zedeka Poindexter and Philip Bauldwin, featuring the DJ stylings of Michelle Troxclair. Also featuring special guest artist, Corro Corleone!
8-11pm. Doors open at 7pm, sign up ends at 9pm. No tickets required!
Cory Chiles, aka Corro Corleone has been a rapper and spoken word artist since high school when he joined Nebraska Writers Collective's Louder Than a Bomb Program and the FAYD Program at North Magnet High School. He went on to hone his craft, having released 2 albums of work, collaborated with Marcey Yates and the Culxr House. He has been a slam poetry coach with The Nebraska Writers Collective for 5 years having taken many young people under his wing. A showcase coordinator for 4 sold out "House Full of Artists" events, assistant and performer for 7 years of the Juneteenth Youth Arts Festival and performer for multiple festivals, events and shows throughout the Omaha Metro area, Cory is a lover of words, poetry and Hip Hop Culture.
Poetry, rap, music, dance, comedy, and all art forms are welcome on our stage.