NYC Friday Open Mic Joint @ Funkadelic Studios - Music, Comedy, Poetry
- Performing & Visual Arts
- Funkadelic Studios, New York NY
Featured in Time Out NY!
The Inspired Word presents a hot night of sexy fun, lip-licking words, and utter debauchery – Titillating Tongues: NYC Erotica in Poetry & Prose, featuring our 20-slot open mic (7 minutes each) open to all types of spoken artists (NO MUSIC allowed), where you can bring your own heat to the party. Hosted by the fiery redheaded poet Aimee Herman and in the elegantly sexy Gallery at LPR (Le Poisson Rouge).
FREE drink to the 1st 10 people who sign up to perform.
Where: The Gallery at LPR (Le Poisson Rouge)
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
You can pay online (to guarantee a slot) or at the door.
EARLY BIRD SPECIAL - Buy your ticket at least 10 days in advance and get in for $7, plus bring 2 non-performer friends FREE (non-performers will not be able to sign up for the open mic list). LIMITED QUANTITY AVAILABLE. *Early Bird tickets are non-refundable, non-transferable.*
21+ Age Limit!
Purchasing tickets in advance guarantee you a slot.
Aimee Herman is a Pushcart Prize nominated performance artist, poet and teacher with an MFA in Creative Writing from Long Island University in Brooklyn, as well as a longtime Inspired Word host. She teaches at Bronx Community College and is a faculty member with Poetry Teachers NYC, offering affordable poetry workshops and creating spaces for other performers to lift their words off the page. She has been published in various journals and anthologies such as:Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics (Nightboat Books) and The Understanding Between Foxes and Light (great weather for MEDIA). Her full-length book of poems to go without blinking was published in 2012 by BlazeVOX books. She can be found wrapped in caution tape in Brooklyn or @ http://aimeeherman.wordpress.com.
Produced by 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 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: