Poets, musicians, and improv welcome on the open mic (5 minutes per person). Sign up at the door for the open mic or slam. Cover: $5. Doors open at 7:30; starts at 8:00. This Friday is the annual Iron Poet Slam! In this three-round slam, each round will have a different challenge for the competing poets, a la Iron Chef. Come ready with three original poems! A poetry slam is a competitive poetry reading; poets are judged by 5 randomly chosen audience members.