The backbone to Sunday Jump programming is the monthly open mic. Additionally, we offer monthly arts-based workshops and special events such as the Katipunan Poetry Slam.
Sunday Jump is a community open mic series in the Historic Filipinotown neighborhood of Los Angeles.
Our season runs from March to November.
Opens mics are every 1st Sunday,
5:00pm – 7:00pm
Pilipino Workers Center
153 Glendale Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Open mic-ers have 4 minutes max. First ten performers on the list are guaranteed, with the rest on-call. We may randomize the first ten performers to improve the flow of the show. Priority will be given to first-timers for those on-call. In order to promote the variety of artists, open mic-ers are limited to performing at 3 consecutive shows.
We curate three featured performing artists, a visual artist, and a community spotlight at every event. In this curation process, we focus on uplifting voices from people of color. There is currently no application process as features are chosen on an invitation-only basis at this time.
Free parking is available in Luzon Plaza and along Temple St. Two #10 bus stops are on the same block at Bonnie Brae St. and Temple St. There is no nearby subway station.
Wheelchair accessible. No stairs. Chairs are provided, and people are not expected to stand.
The bathroom soap is scented, but the venue also offers non-scented hand sanitizer. There is an air filter in the bathroom. There are two all-gender, single stall restrooms. Restroom on left has a urinal and toilet and restroom to the right has a toilet.
ASL Interpreter can be available on request; please notify us three weeks ahead of time if one is needed – we will do our best to accommodate your needs. Open mic performers are encouraged to bring in copies of their pieces for audience members that are deaf or hard of hearing.
Since 2014, Sunday Jump has organized the Katipunan Poetry Slam.
For Filipinos, the modern day poetry slam is an echo of the balagtasan (a poetic, political debate). Continuing the work of those who have paved the way before us, from Jose Rizal to Jessica Hagedorn, the slam provides a platform for us to showcase the variety of voices and points of view among Filipinos and Filipino-Americans today.
The lineup includes published authors and seasoned slam champions who are recognized locally and nationally.
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