The Inspired Word’s 5-Year Anniversary Extravaganza – Music, Poetry, Comedy


January 17, 2015 at 7:00 pm | January 18, 2015 at 1:00 AM
Long Island City, United States

The Inspired Word’s Big 5-Year Anniversary Extravaganza will be an epic, unforgettable celebration of live arts in New York City – with an all-star lineup of 25+ of NYC’s best poets, singers, comedians, and spoken word artists.

So come join us for this very special occasion @ at one of the coolest spots in NYC – COFFEED in Long Island City, Queens.

Hosted by the legendary Nathan P.

Help us keep doing what we’re doing.

“It’s not just a series…It’s a movement.”


When: Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015

37-18 Northern Boulevard
Long Island City, Queens, NYC

Time: Doors open @ 7pm, show starts @ 7:30pm

General Admission: $15 online, $20 at the door

Exclusive Reserved Seating: $20 (online only) – limited availability, non-transferable, non-refundable

$12 EARLY BIRD GENERAL ADMISSION SPECIAL if you purchase your ticket before 11:30pm, Dec. 31, 2015 – limited availability, non-transferable, non-refundable


If you can’t make it to the show but would like to donate something in the spirit of solidarity, please feel free to use the Support Us donation option for any dollar amount. We appreciate anything and everything. Note: This option does not constitute a ticket purchase.


By subway, take the R or M to 36th Street in Queens, N or Q to 39th Avenue.


All-Star Lineup (in no particular order):

Gemineye – HBO Def Poetry poet
Sylvana Joyce & The Moment – singer/songwriter/band
Phillip Giambri aka The Ancient Mariner – storyteller/poet
Robert Galinsky – writer/performer/producer
Jane Ormerod – poet
Lacresha Berry – singer/songwriter/playwright
Saroya Marsh – poet
Marron Chaplin – singer/songwriter
Danny Matos – poet
Bonfire Falls (Ryan McCurdy & Stephen Lyons) – singers/songwriters/band
Ashlee Voorsanger – comedian
Verandah-Maureen Shepard – poet
Samantha Leon – singer/songwriter
Luis Cordova aka Storyteller – poet
Megan DiBello – poet/singer
Josh Makinda – comedian
Janna Pelle – singer/songwriter
Audrey Dimola – poet
Marc Monfleury – singer/songwriter
Vernita Bostick – comedian
Edson DaCosta -poet
Keon Torres – hip hop MC
Graham Willner – poet
Luca Di Fabio – singer/songwriter
Richie Alexandro – poet
David Rey Martinez – comedian
Kevin Marquez – poet
Shako Khiski – singer/songwriter
Jonathan Cherlin – poet
Patrick Di Primo – singer/songwriter
Nichole Acosta – poet


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