Singer Janis Ian stopped by the KCAL9 studios on Saturday morning to discuss her ninth Grammy nomination.
The best undiscovered and unknown talent in comedy, music and poetry can be found at these stellar Angel City open mic venues.
Since April became National Poetry Month in 1996, the Academy of American Poets has worked to celebrate and recognize up-and-coming, seasoned and past poets. L.A. knows how to live it up for the art of the written word. Browse the best venues to hear late, great and budding poetic brilliance here.
Spend an evening listening to a good yarn, share a few laughs, a poignant moment, and possibly a few tears at these spoken word venues in Los Angeles.