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This multi-hyphenated café/bar/gallery/performance and event space has a university coffeehouse look. It's up on the second floor of an old Front Street building, with varnished wood floors and artworks on the wall. Axum celebrates art in all its permutations—some of the most recent events have included poetry readings accompanied by neo-soul and jazz, movie screenings, and art exhibitions featuring the work of local and regional artists. Every Friday night is Green Light open mic night from 9–11pm.