Ingrid B, pictured on the right in left photo, hosts her popular spoken word gathering, The Poetry Spot, on Thursday, Sept. 27 from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Ginger Bay Café, 1908 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood. The open mic poetry party allows spoken word enthusiasts to show what they’ve got on the mic. Two drink minimum or dinner service required. Open mic performers get in free. For more information, visit onthebside.com.