Passing the Mic Public Showcase

All are invited to join for this intergenerational hip hop festival dedicated to the theme Love & Revolution, featuring a performance of The Loophole by Jay Adana and Zeniba Now. Free, all ages, and open to the public.

Just Bust! Hip Hop Theater Workshop

Just Bust! Hip Hop Theater Workshop led by Jay Adana and Zeniba Now. This workshop centers around an upcoming performance of The Loophole at the 16th Annual Passing the Mic Festival (October 15). Free, all ages, and open to the public.

Just Bust! Open Mic

Madison’s longest running all-ages open mic, Just Bust! Open Mic, includes community performances, First Wave and alumni spotlight performance, and performances by Jay Adana and Zeniba Now. Performance sign up (in-person) begins at 8 p.m. and goes on throughout the night until all slots are filled. Free, all ages, and open to the public.

Just Bust! featuring Stacey “Flygirrl” Wilson

The Office of Multicultural Arts Initiatives (OMAI)’s Just Bust! is Madison’s longest running open mic and is hosted virtually for the fall. Stacey “Flygirrl” Wilson will provide a time lapse video of her creating artwork. She is a guest artist of Michele Byrd-McPhee’s Interdisciplinary Arts Residency.