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EVENT: Celebrate How Art Heals at Nov. 9 Hope Is Alive! Open Mic

Published October 10, 2018
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Alex Colvin at Hope Is Alive open micHas creating music, rhymes or poetry given you light in dark times? Then come celebrate how art heals at the next Hope Is Alive! Open Mic.

Spoken word artists, poets, rappers, country/western singers, dancers, and any and all performers are welcome! Hope Is Alive! is not a talent show. First timers are encouraged to take to the stage, and the event is free. 

When: 6-9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2018

Where: Shasta County Arts Council (Old City Hall)
1313 N. Market St., Redding, CA. 
Performer sign-in is at 5:30 p.m.

The Hope Is Alive! Open Mics are organized by Stand Against Stigma to raise awareness about mental health struggles, substance use disorders, suicide and suicide loss. We strive to use art and performance to fight stereotypes as well as to promote healing and understanding. 

Check out some highlights from a recent Hope Is Alive!.

For more information, contact Carrie Jo at cdiamond@co.shasta.ca.us or 229-8484.

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