Weekly Poetry & Spoken Word Outlook

January 31, 2010 § Leave a comment

[All performance times are at 6pm unless otherwise noted]

Monday, February 1st, Tulis McCall hosts Monologues & Madness. Actors, time limits, laughter, tears, and our floorboards are used to perfection. No slamming, no judges, just great material, excellent actors and YOU. Come See These Amazing Daredevils Perform Without a Net!!!

Tuesday, February 2nd, at 8:30pm, Sherry Weaver hosts Speakeasy: Stories From the Backroom. No scripts. No crib notes. No rehearsals. SpeakEasy has a dynamic and constantly changing cast of storytellers that include such greats as Mike Daisey, Jonathan Ames, and Reno, along with homemakers, lawyers, dog walkers, street magicians and writers.

Wednesday, February 3rd, Mira Ptacin hosts Free Range Readings, featuring Meera Nair, Janice Erlbaum, and Kyle Minor. Janice Erlbaum is the author of HAVE YOU FOUND HER: A Memoir (Villard, Feb. ‘08), and GIRLBOMB: A Halfway Homeless Memoir (Villard, March ‘06). Kyle Minor is the author of In the Devil’s Territory, a collection of short fiction, and co-editor of The Other Chekhov. Meera Nair grew up in India and came to the United States in 1997. She is the author of VIDEO: Stories, and a forthcoming novel from Pantheon, tentatively titled HARVEST.

Thursday, February 4th, it’s our monthly Artists’ Salon. Food’s on us, drinks on you, joke’s on everybody. Come rub elbows with new faces.

Friday, February 5th, Kat Georges hosts Son of Pony. Arrive early to sign up for the open mic. Featured readers: Kahlil Almustafa & Eli McCarthy PLUS NYC’s Best Open POETRY Mike.

See you next week!


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