Java Monkey Speaks celebrated the 10-year mark in June 2011 and shows no signs of stopping. Founder Kodac Harrison continues to bring his idiosyncratic emcee skills to the mic every week, whether that means pantomiming his pet turtle while delivering a verse or hyping the next reader. Regulars such as the progressive-minded Women of the World slam champion Theresa Davis, queer local novelist/poet Collin Kelley, as well as a wave of new faces continue to keep the long-running series vibrant and fresh. 425 Church St. 404-378-5002. javamonkeydecatur.com.
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