Open Mic February


Mike Lockett, storyteller and author, has performed across 30 states and in 15 countries. He has received a total of twenty-five awards for his storytelling books, CDs, and DVDs. Mike will be sharing Tales of Love and Laughter to celebrate Valentine's Day. Bring your own stories to the ISI Open Mic and prepare to laugh and cry to the tales and music as Lockett honors lovers everywhere.


Open mics are lively, casual
and always fun. All tellers and
listeners are welcome.


There will be:
Stories (up to 10 minutes)
Story feedback upon request
Information about future storytelling events


Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Open Mic 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Mike Lockett - 8:15 p.m.


Admission is free
Donations are appreciated

Dominican University
Lewis Hall, Lewis Lounge
7900 W. Division Street
River Forest, IL 60305


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We celebrate Story in all its forms – old tales, new tales and the diversity of storytelling styles – and provide website services, event production, professional growth opportunities, and a network of support to preserve the art and tradition of storytelling.