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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, 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. 21+ AGE LIMIT. 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. All ages welcome. Buy tix via https://nyctuesdayopenmic.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.

Local Project, 11-27 44th Road, Long Island City, Queens, NY – LAST FRIDAYZ showcase + open mic (music, poetry, live art, spoken word, performance art), EVERY last Friday of the month), 7pm-midnight. All ages welcome. Buy tix via https://lastfridayz.eventbrite.com.

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