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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+.

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; Open mic (for poets, comedians, singers/musicians, storytellers) the 1st TWO FRIDAY nights of EVERY month, 7-11pm; NYC POETRY SLAM, EVERY 3rd SATURDAY night of the month, 7=10pm, The Inspired Word Monthly All-Star Showcase EVERY LAST SUNDAY night of the month, 6-9pm. NO AGE LIMIT.

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.

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 FRIDAY night of the month, 7-9:30pm; We Heart NYC Writers + Open Mic EVERY 4th FRIDAY night of the month, 7-9:30pm. AGE LIMIT 21+.



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