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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, and marketing & promotions. Please feel free to email him @ Mike.Geffner@gmail.com for more info and rates. 

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LIVE NOW

World Open Mic on ZOOM EVERY TUESDAY night (for poets, comedians, singers/musicians, storytellers), 7-10pm. Buy tickets via https://worldopenmic.eventbrite.com

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World Open Mic on ZOOM on the 1st Saturday night of the month (for poets, comedians, singers/musicians, storytellers), 7-10pm. Buy tickets via https://saturdayworldopenmic.eventbrite.com

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World Open Mic on ZOOM on the 4th Sunday afternoon of the month (for poets, comedians, singers/musicians, storytellers), 7-10pm. Buy tickets via https://sundayworldopenmic.eventbrite.com

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Our In-Person NYC Venues/Regular Shows (indefinitely on hold during Covid lockdown):

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The Parkside Lounge, 317 East Houston Street, East Village, Manhattan, NYC – Open Mic & Showcase EVERY MONDAY night (for poets, comedians, singers/musicians, storytellers), 7-11pm. AGE LIMIT: 21+. Buy tickets via http://nycmondayopenmic.eventbrite.com; Open Mic & Showcase EVERY TUESDAY night (for poets, comedians, singers/musicians, storytellers), 7-11pm. AGE LIMIT: 21+. Buy tickets via https://nyctuesdayopenmic.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, rapper Boy Pierce, musician/poet Justin Gratta, and poet/spoken word artist Leah V. 

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**ON HOLD**NYC Voices: A Poetry, Prose, and Spoken Word Experience. Venue: The Parkside Lounge, 317 East Houston Street, East Village, Manhattan. Every last Wednesday of the month, 7-11pm. 21+ age limit. Buy tickets via https://newyorkcityvoices.eventbrite.com

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