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, New York City.
Bareburger (East Village), 85 2nd Avenue (@ 5th Street), 2nd floor, Manhattan, NY – Unplugged Mondays Music Open Mic EVERY Monday night, 6:30-11pm, The Organic Open Mic (for poets, comedians, singers/musicians, storytellers) EVERY Tuesday night, 6:30-11pm; Slam Master Jam Poetry Slam EVERY last Thursday night of the month, 6:30-10pm. NO AGE LIMIT. Family style restaurant, so NO EXPLICIT LANGUAGE.
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; The LOL! Comedy Slam ($50 prize for best set) EVERY 4th Friday night of the month, 7-9:30pm. AGE LIMIT 21+.
Funkadelic Studios, 335 West 35th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues), 3rd floor, Manhattan, NY – The Music Box Open Mic EVERY 1st Friday night of the month, 6:30-11pm. FOR MUSICIANS/SINGERS ONLY; The Open Mic Joint (for poets, comedians, singers/musicians, storytellers) EVERY 2nd Friday night of the month, 6:30-11pm. AGE LIMIT: 18 + (unless accompanied by an adult).