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Artist of the Month: 2018-19 InspiredWordNYC Resident Poet Leah V
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"It's not just a series..."

Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word

NYC MUSIC, POETRY, SPOKEN WORD, COMEDY – New York City Open Mics, Feature Showcases, Off Broadway Performances & Workshops

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Founded and produced by longtime New York City journalist and former Village Voice columnist Mike Geffner, The Inspired Word is the hottest open mic/indie performance series (spoken word, poetry, comedy, music, storytelling) in the country, happening every week in NYC.

A journalist for over 30 years, an event producer for over 10 years, as well as a marketing professional and workshop host, Mike is available for private coaching about writing, event producing, marketing & promotions. Please feel free to email him @ Mike.Geffner@gmail.com for more info and rates. 

OUR LIVE & IN-PERSON NYC OPEN MICS ARE BACK!

The Parkside Lounge, 317 East Houston Street, East Village, Manhattan, NYC – Open Mic & Showcase EVERY MONDAY night (for poets, comedians, singers/musicians, storytellers), 7-10pm. AGE LIMIT: 21+. Buy tickets via http://nycmondayopenmic.eventbrite.com; Open Mic & Showcase EVERY TUESDAY night (for poets, comedians, singers/musicians, storytellers), 7-10pm. AGE LIMIT: 21+. Buy tickets via https://nyctuesdayopenmic.eventbrite.com

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VIRTUAL EVENTS

World Open Mic on ZOOM EVERY 1st Wednesday of the Month (for poets, comedians, singers/musicians, storytellers), 7-10pm. Buy tickets via https://firstwednesdayzoomopenmic.eventbrite.com

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Triad Theater (Off Broadway)
158 West 72nd St, New York, NYC
No Age Restrictions
Saturday Night, Sept. 18, 9:30PM – featuring singer/songwriter/guitarist Ian Bamberger, musician/poet Justin Gratta, and poet/spoken word artist Leah V. 

Saturday Night, Oct. 9, 9:30PM – featuring singer/songwriter/guitarist Rob Roth, rapper Boy Pierce, and WASS. Hosted by poet/spoken word artist Leah V. 

Saturday Night, Nov. 6, 9:30PM – featuring singer/songwriter Tess Elena, the band Reggaelar People, and singer/songwriter Julia Catherine. Hosted by poet/spoken word artist Leah V. 

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NYC Voices: A Poetry & Spoken Word Experience. Venue: The Parkside Lounge, 317 East Houston Street, East Village, Manhattan. Every 1st Thursday of the Month, 7-10pm. 21+ age limit. Buy tickets via https://newyorkcityvoices.eventbrite.com

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