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 – Monday Organic Open Mic EVERY Monday night, 6-10:30pm (for poets, comedians, singers/musicians, storytellers); Tuesday Organic Open Mic EVERY Tuesday night, 6-10:30pm (for poets, comedians, singers/musicians, storytellers); All-Star Showcase EVERY 3rd Thursday of the month. 7-10:30pm; Slam Master Jam Poetry Slam EVERY last Thursday night of the month from January thru October, 6:30-10pm. 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; The LOL! Comedy Slam ($50 prize for best set) EVERY 4th Friday night of the month, 7-9:30pm. AGE LIMIT 21+.
Funkadelic Studios, 209 West 40th Street, corner of 7th Avenue, 5th 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).
Special events @ Tammany Hall, 152 Orchard Street, Manhattan, NY; The Cafe at Broadway, 310-318 West 53rd Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues), Manhattan, NY; and One and One’s Nexus Lounge, 76 East 1st Street (corner of 1st Avenue), Manhattan, NY. Please check calendar for dates.