Open Mic Night. Nervous performers pouring their heart and heart into music. The RINO, a venue in North Kansas City, hosts an open mic with a twist. The emphasis at Song Lab is original music and many KC Metro songwriters have answered the call. Organizer Ben Wendt set out to create a community for songwriters and performers. He took Monday night, the slowest night for the associated bar/coffeehouse, and turned it into a wild ride of original music every week. Hear about it here:
Emily Montgomery was the quintessential All-American, Midwestern girl until she took a trek to Germany, fell in love and got married. She now resides in a small village in the picturesque German countryside. Her adventurous spirit lead her to try her hand at a comedy open mic night and she liked it.
The German Stand Up comedy scene is still in its early stages and is growing due to the changes in German Society and youth culture. Emily leads us through a discussion with German comedians about this phenomenon and her own journey into comedy.