Event Description

Featured Poet Tarishi “Midnight” Shuler

Tarishi "Midnight" Shuler

Tarishi “Midnight” Shuler

A Live ZOOM Presentation at the ONLINE SCHOOL OF POETRY.

2020 Lizard King Tarishi “Midnight” Shuler will help us restart the Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam. Tarishi is the KING! –

FEATURING Blake Newman on Bass!

An Online School of Poetry (OSP) Event!


OSP is owned and operated by Jeff Robinson, who is the host of the Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam and was founded in 2005. Jeff has upgraded the software and refocused the direction, and a new and improved OSP will soon have courses in acting, painting, poetry, health & fitness, and more!

The Lizard Lounge Poetry Jam is BACK!

Sit back and make a Jeff Robinson’s Iced Tea (Vodka, Tequila, Gin, Coruba Coconut Rum, Banana Liqueur, fresh-squeezed sour mix & sprite) and get ready! All Hail The Lizard King!

Featured Poet

Tarishi MIDNIGHT Shuler is a native of New Haven, CT he now resides in Brooklyn, NY. He has performed all across the country and outside the country as well. – He is the 2019 Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium’s Spoken Word Ambassador. – In 2018 he curated an event for the Boston Museum of Fine Arts for their MLK Day celebration. – He was the 2017 Nuyorican Grand Slam Finals. – He won the 2016 & 2017 Yale Peabody Martin Luther King Jr. Slam – He is the 2017 & 2020 Lizard King of The Lizard Lounge in Cambridge, MA – He appeared on Russell Simmons YouTube Channel “All Def Poetry” – He has been performing at the National Poetry Slam from 2011 to 2018 – He played on HOT97 for the 15th anniversary of 9/11 – He was the 2016 Slam Master of the CT National Poetry Slam Team Verbal Slap – He is 2011, 2012 & 2016 CT Grand Slam Champion. – He won the McDonald’s McCafe Poetry Slam in NYC in 2010, 2012, 2013 & 2016. He has opened for many notable individuals such as Saul Williams, Grammy-nominated Dwele, President Bill Clinton, Abiodun of the Last Poets, and others. – The most important thing to Tarishi is GOD and letting people know that their voices need to be heard. “Your voice is as vital as breathing” – Tarishi M. Shuler – You can learn more about Tarishi at www.13thmidnight.com

There will also be a short open-mic after the featured poet. To perform email admin@poetryjam.org with the heading “OSP Open Mic,” thank you.

1667 Mass Ave
Cambridge, MA 02476
United States