The Mohawk Valley Community College Cultural Series will host a Rome Open Mic event at 7 p.m. Friday, April 5, in the Plumley Complex at the College’s Rome Campus.

This event welcomes performers from around the area to showcase their talents in front of our special guest judges. Cash prizes will be given to the top three performers. Performers must reserve their spot in advance by messaging the MVCC Cultural Series on Facebook (limited spots). Limited seating available. Admission is free.

Tickets for all Cultural Series events can be purchased in person at the MVCC Box Office, Information Technology Building room 106, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday, and at the College Stores on the Utica and Rome Campuses; online any time at; or over the phone by calling 315-731-5721. Most Cultural Series events are $5 or less to the general public and many are free. Events include concerts, comedians, lectures, film screenings and discussions, workshops, family fun events, and more. The Cultural Series is brought to you by MVCC’s Cultural Events Council, in collaboration with MVCC’s Program Board, with significant support from the Student Activity Fee. The series maintains a major social media presence that can be followed on Facebook at “MVCC Cultural Series.” For the complete series lineup and ticket sales, visit