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Electric Pressure Cooker takes open mic entertainment to Kent

Published: September 16, 2016 12:00 AM

The Electric Pressure Cooker is once again going on the road, to Standing Rock Cultural Arts, Sept. 24, 2016 at 8 p.m.

Standing Rock Cultural Arts is at 300 N. Water St. in Kent.

The Electric Pressure Cooker is open the public. Audience members can pay their covers and artists can pre-register for a performance slot online at watheatre.com/epcooker or via phone at 330.612.3090.

All proceeds will go to Bigger than a Breadbox is one of the 27 winners for the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation's Knight Arts Challenge Akron. Bigger Than A Breadbox needs to raise $75,000 in matching funds, or $37,500 over the next 8 months.

For more information (including the up-to-date funds raised) visit watheatre.com/btab or email watheatre@gmail.com.

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Registration for performers begins at 7:30 pm. Performances begin between 8 and 8:30 p.m. Anyone may sign up for a 12-minute slot. Performers may pre-register at watheatre.com/epcooker.

An emcee, house drum kit, keyboard and sound system (with operators) are provided. This month's emcee is Comedian Chad Weaver.

All varieties of acts are encouraged to perform. Previous acts have included: monologues, acoustic musicians, play readings, comedians, experimental art, dancers, scenes from plays, improv, devised work, full rock bands and performance artists. Those under 18 are permitted to attend and perform with adult supervision.


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