Bloombars is a performance space in the Columbia Heights neighborhood, offering poetry and spoken word performances and workshops, as well as live music, film, meditation and yoga, and children’s events. The Garden Open Mic takes place every Monday at 8:30 pm, with featured readers, and a rotating slate of hosts. BloomBars, 3222 11th St. NW, Columbia Heights neighborhood, DC.(202) 567-7713. $10 suggested donation.