By Sara Aslagson-Sahar
December 21st, 2016, in San Diego was a dark and rainy night, but many still braved the rain to meet in the Admiral’s Restaurant for an open mic event “that merges classy with consciousness.” The event is called Wine and Words and for $5 you can receive admission to this great night full of spoken word poetry, music, thoughts, comedy, ingenuity, and community support. The benefit of it being at the Admiral’s is that as you enjoy the night you can order delicious food and $4 glasses of wine. (While the event is titled Wine and Words it is open to those under 21 as well.) The event was advertised to start at 8 pm. I sat at a table with another poet, Rose, and later a woman Kelsey joined us as well. Keep Reading!