NYC Friday Open Mic Joint @ Funkadelic Studios - Music, Comedy, Poetry
- Performing & Visual Arts
- Funkadelic Studios, New York NY
The Inspired Word performance series presents our Slamming Stories storytelling slam, staged at the sexy Greenwich Village hotspot, The Gallery at LPR (Le Poisson Rouge).
Co-hosted by Aimee Herman and Nathan P.
So if you think you're a great storyteller, well, here's your chance to prove it. And if you're the best of the night, you win a sweet $50 + a free drink!
Do we hear the words, "Oh, snap, that sounds like fun!"?
And here's the way the night works:
There will be one round, 20 slots. The slots will be determined on a first come-first-serve sign-up @ the door.
Guidelines: Your story must be original. It must be true. And it must be five minutes or less.
A full point will be subtracted from the cumulative score if the storyteller goes over the five-minute time limit by more than 10 seconds.
Each storyteller will be judged by five judges. The storyteller's high and low score will be dropped and the middle three will be added together for the finishing score.
The highest score at the end of the night gets 50 bucks and a free drink.
In case of a tie, the prize money is split, but each or all get a free drink.
When: Friday, June 29, 2012
Where: The Gallery at LPR
158 Bleecker Street
New York, NY 10012
By subway, take the A, B, C, D, E, F to West 4th Street-Washington Square.
Doors open for sign-up @ 7pm.
Cover Charge: $10
21+ Age Limit
Produced by Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word
"The Inspired Word isn't just a series, it's a movement."
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 events in the country, happening every week in downtown Manhattan and having featured some of the finest original performers in the country. Past features include Golden Globe award-winning actress Jill Eikenberry, Emmy/Golden Globe nominated Amber Tamblyn, film/TV actor/comedian Taylor Negron, actor/comedian/TV personality John Fugelsang, Grammy nominated singer Carolyn Malachi, American Idol finalist Anwar Robinson, and HBO Def Poetry stars Shihan, Suheir Hammad, Lemon Andersen, Regie Cabico, Gemineye, and Beau Sia. For more info, please visit:
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