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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; EVERY 2nd Thursday night of the month, We Heart NYC Writers Night + Open Mic (for writers only), 7-10pm. Buy tix via https://weheartnycwritersopenmic.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://nycfridayopenmic.eventbrite.comfor 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.

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