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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 New York City.

Our venues/shows:

The Parkside Lounge, 317 East Houston Street, Manhattan, NYC – Open mic EVERY MONDAY night (for poets, comedians, singers/musicians, storytellers), 7-11pm. AGE LIMIT: 21+. Buy tix via http://nycmondayopenmic.eventbrite.com; Open mic EVERY TUESDAY night (for poets, comedians, singers/musicians, storytellers), 7-11pm. AGE LIMIT: 21+. Buy tix via https://nyctuesdayopenmic.eventbrite.com; EVERY 2nd THURSDAY night of the month, We Heart NYC Writers Night + Open Mic (for writers only), 8-11pm. 21+ AGE LIMIT. Buy tix via https://weheartnycwritersopenmic.eventbrite.com.

Q4 Hotel, 29-09 Queens Plaza N.
Long Island City, Queens, NYC – Open Mic EVERY WEDNESDAY night (for poets, comedians, singers/musicians, storytellers), 7-11pm, 7-11pm. All ages welcome. Buy tix via https://nycwednesdayopenmic.eventbrite.com“>https://nycwednesdayopenmic.eventbrite.com

Local Project, 11-27 44th Road, Long Island City, Queens, NYC – LAST FRIDAYZ showcase + open mic (music, poetry, live art, spoken word, performance art), Last FRIDAY in March, April, May, June, September, and October, 7pm-midnight. All ages welcome. Buy tix via https://lastfridayz.eventbrite.com.

For any additional info about our shows, please do NOT call the venue directly, but feel free to call (917) 703-1512.

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Special Edition X: 10 NYC Poets, 10 New Poetry Books, Sat, Feb 27 @ Pomegranate Gallery. Doors open 5:30pm. $10 https://t.co/MprVos9Z0C
NYC live arts celebration! Fri, April Fool's Day! Music/Spoken Word/Comedy/Poetry. Click on https://t.co/4KfLQKOVMR 21+ age limit.
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