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Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word

Founded and produced by longtime New York City journalist and former Village Voice columnist Mike Geffner, The Inspired Word is one of the hottest open mic/performance series (spoken word, poetry, comedy, music, storytelling) in the country, happening every week in Manhattan and Queens, New York City.

Our venues/shows:

The Parkside Lounge, 317 East Houston Street, Manhattan, NY – Open mic EVERY MONDAY night (for poets, comedians, singers/musicians, storytellers), 7-11pm. AGE LIMIT: 21+. Buy tix via http://nycmondayopenmic.eventbrite.com.

Funkadelic Studios, 209 West 40th Street, corner of 7th Avenue, 5th Floor, Manhattan, NY – Open Mic EVERY TUESDAY night (for poets, comedians, singers/musicians, storytellers), 7-11pm. Buy tix via http://tueopenmicnyc.eventbrite.com; Open mic (for poets, comedians, singers/musicians, storytellers) the 1st TWO FRIDAY nights of EVERY month, 7-11pm. Buy tix via http://openmicfunknyc.eventbrite.com for the 1st Friday and http://funkadelicopenmicnyc.eventbrite.com for the 2nd Friday.

COFFEED, 37-18 Northern Boulevard, Long Island City, Queens, NY – Open mic EVERY WEDNESDAY night (for poets, comedians, singers/musicians, storytellers), 7-11pm. No age limit. Buy tix via http://nycwednesdayopenmic.eventbrite.com.

The Gallery at LPR (le Poisson Rouge), 158 Bleecker Street (between Sullivan and Thompson), Manhattan, NY – Titillating Tongues: NYC Erotica in Poetry & Prose Open Mic EVERY 3rd THURSDAY night of the month, 7-9:30pm. 21+ age limit. Buy tix via https://nyceroticaopenmic.eventbrite.com; We Heart NYC Writers + Open Mic EVERY 4th FRIDAY night of the month, 7-9:30pm. AGE LIMIT 21+. Buy tix via https://weheartnycwritersnight.eventbrite.com.

Inspired Tweets

We Heart NYC Writers Night + Open Mic tonight, 7pm. $10. 21+ age limit. (@ Le Poisson Rouge) on #Yelp http://t.co/W6aP0JpVHL
TONITE 7pm @ @lprnyc gallery - We Heart NYC Writers Night + Open Mic, 158 Bleecker St, Manhattan. 21+ age limit. https://t.co/3U411wNj9Q
#NYC authors, book publicists, small presses, We produce a popular event designed to help NYC writers sell new books. DM if interested.
FRIDAY 7pm @ @lprnyc gallery - We Heart NYC Writers Night + Open Mic, 158 Bleecker St, Manhattan. 21+ age limit. https://t.co/3U411wvHLg
I posted 65 photos on Facebook in the album "Wednesday Night Open Mic @ COFFEED LIC – 2/25/2015" http://t.co/kEwZnWifwF
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