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Poetry Events in NYC This Month - January 2018

January 6, 2018 - by CG Directory Editor
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Interested in hearing some of the city's best spoken word? How about attending a poetry slam in Manhattan? New York City has a slew of poetry events happening every month, and City Guide's calendar is your personal guide to it all. From Poets House to the Nuyorican Poets Caf? to the Bowery Poetry Club, don't miss out on any of it!

Rome Neal's Banana Puddin' Jazz Presents Jazzy Thespians Night - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 06, 2018 - New York

Rome Neal's Banana Puddin' Jazz presents JAZZY THESPIANS NIGHT (Actors & Directors from B'way, Off-Broadway and Film singing Jazzy tunes) Followed by Open Mic Jazz Jam & Complimentary Banana Pudding! Saturday, Nov 4, 2017 @ 9:30 pm $15

Rome Neal's Banana Puddin' Jazz Presents: Marvtastic Young Ladies of Jazz - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 06, 2018 - Manhattan

Rome Neal's Banana Puddin' Jazz Presents Marvtastic Young Ladies of Jazz Featuring Award-Winning Pianist/Organist Leonike Scheuble Multi-Talented Drummer Taylor Moore Followed by Jazz Jam and Open Mic Complimentary Banana Puddin' For All Saturday, January 6, 2018 9:30pm - $15 At the world famous Nuyorican Poets Cafe 236 East Third Street (bet B & C Avenues) New York, NY 10009 Advance Tickets Sales: www.nuyorican.org Banana Puddin' Jazz Sponsors: Cobi Narita, John D. Smith, Rustik Tavern, Eric Frazier, Sheryl Rene Productions, Malchijah Hats, Black Spectrum Theatre, Juanita Howard, Basir Mchawi, George Turner, SYTAC, YORK, TOWNE&CO.PC Become a BPJ Sponsor, contact Rome Neal phone: 718-288-8048 email: romekyn@earthlink.net web: www.romeneal.com

Rome Neal's Banana Puddin' Jazz Presents Two Dynamic Male Vocalists - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 06, 2018 - Manhattan

Open Mic Monday - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 08, 2018 - New York

A Nuyorican Poets Cafe Production Open Mic Mondays: Play us a song, show us your stand-up, read us a poem - perform in any genre you want! You get five minutes to show us one piece: Stun us, impress us, and make it count. But only the first 25 people can sign up! So get down, sign up, and show us what you got! $8 online and at the door.

Latin Jazz Big Band Night Featuring: the Bronx ConexióN - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 09, 2018 - New York

The Bronx Conexión is a driving 20-piece Latin-Jazz Big Band lead by drummer/ percussionist, Victor Rendón. The ensemble, with its home base at Lehman College, brings a group of veteran musicians with a wide variety of experience in the field. The Bronx Conexión keeps the tradition of Tito Puente, Machito, Mario Bauza, among others, with it's own rendition of popular tunes as well as original compositions and arrangements by various members in the band. Admission: $10 general admission/$7 with Student ID at the door/$25 two tickets plus two drinks

Wednesday Night Poetry Slam Open Hosted by Jive Poetic - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 10, 2018 - New York

A Nuyorican Poets Cafe Production Wednesday Night Slam Every Wednesday except the first Wednesday of the Month. Hosted by Jive Poetic! Line forms outside a half hour before doors open. Doors open at 9:00pm and admission is $10.

Friday Night Poetry Slam - Nuyorican Poets Cafe
January 12, 2018 - New York

Come check out the Nuyorican's most popular weekly event! Watch professional poets perform and our Wednesday night Slam winners spit! Judges of our Friday Night Slams are 5 randomly chosen members of our audience (in other words, it could be you!). $13 General admission at the door (a line forms outside an hour before admittance, general admittance starts at 10pm). Tired of waiting on line? Buy VIP Tickets online and mingle with da poets! $25 VIP admission (online only). Arrive at the Main Entrance (and not in the line) by 9:30pm SHARP!

The JQ Show - Nuyorican Poets Cafe
January 12, 2018 - New York

Come join Upcoming Pop/Hip Hop artist Joseph Quinones at "The JQ Show" featuring opening acts Rojo and Backwoody. The show displays the fierce talent and charisma of Joseph as he plays through a variety of his songs that cross genres including Hip Hip, R&B, Dance and more!!

I'm Funnier Than You 7 - Nuyorican Poets Cafe
January 13, 2018 - New York

"I'm Funnier Than You" Stand-up Comedy Showcase featuring Nicanor Trinidad, Julio Diaz, Tone Viera & Julio Rivera. Show starts 7:00pm/$10. Join us for an evening of laughs as we bring out some of the funniest comics on the New York City scene.

Open Mic Monday - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 15, 2018 - New York

A Nuyorican Poets Cafe Production Open Mic Mondays: Play us a song, show us your stand-up, read us a poem - perform in any genre you want! You get five minutes to show us one piece: Stun us, impress us, and make it count. But only the first 25 people can sign up! So get down, sign up, and show us what you got! $8 online and at the door.

Tuesday Night Latin Jazz with Willie Martinez & La Familia Sextet - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 16, 2018 - Manhattan

a Familia Sextet's music is a perfect example of how the marriage of Afro-Caribbean rhythm and the harmonic structure and improvisational nature of jazz continues to remain fresh, exhilarating and timeless. Check them out as they perform at the Nuyorican! Tickets $10, $7 with Student ID.

Wednesday Night Poetry Slam Open Hosted by Jive Poetic - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 17, 2018 - New York

A Nuyorican Poets Cafe Production Wednesday Night Slam Every Wednesday except the first Wednesday of the Month. Hosted by Jive Poetic! Line forms outside a half hour before doors open. Doors open at 9:00pm and admission is $10.

The JQ Show - Nuyorican Poets Cafe
January 17, 2018 - New York

Come join Upcoming Pop/Hip Hop artist Joseph Quinones at "The JQ Show" featuring opening acts Rojo and Backwoody. The show displays the fierce talent and charisma of Joseph as he plays through a variety of his songs that cross genres including Hip Hip, R&B, Dance and more!!

Friday Night Poetry Slam - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 19, 2018 - New York

Come check out the Nuyorican's most popular weekly event! Watch professional poets perform and our Wednesday night Slam winners spit! Judges of our Friday Night Slams are 5 randomly chosen members of our audience (in other words, it could be you!). $13 General admission at the door (a line forms outside an hour before admittance, general admittance starts at 10pm). Tired of waiting on line? Buy VIP Tickets online and mingle with da poets! $25 VIP admission (online only). Arrive at the Main Entrance (and not in the line) by 9:30pm SHARP!

Friday Night Poetry Slam Semi Finals Hosted By Mahogany Browne - Nuyorican Poets Cafe
January 19, 2018 - New York

Come check out the Nuyorican's most popular weekly event! Watch professional poets perform and our Wednesday night Slam winners spit! Judges of our Friday Night Slams are 5 randomly chosen members of our audience (in other words, it could be you!). $15 General admission at the door (a line forms outside an hour before admittance, general admittance starts at 10pm). Tired of waiting on line? Buy VIP Tickets online and mingle with da poets! $28 VIP admission (online only). Arrive at the Main Entrance (and not in the line) by 9:30pm SHARP!

Words: Hip Hop & Poetry Showcase & Open Mic with Wiseguy and Gaston - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 20, 2018 - New York

WORDS was created by Rocky LaMontagne & Bobbito the Barber to give young up-and-coming poets & emcees the opportunity to showcase their work to an audience of their peers. This showcase and open mic has featured Company Flow, Canibus, Mos Def, M.C. Search, Willie Perdomo, Saul Williams, and Suheir Hammad, among others. The open mic gives new artists a chance to perform in front of an audience. WORDS! is hosted by WiseGuy & Gaston and is held on the third Saturday of every month. $13 at the door, $10 with Student ID.

Open Mic Monday - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 22, 2018 - New York

A Nuyorican Poets Cafe Production Open Mic Mondays: Play us a song, show us your stand-up, read us a poem - perform in any genre you want! You get five minutes to show us one piece: Stun us, impress us, and make it count. But only the first 25 people can sign up! So get down, sign up, and show us what you got! $8 online and at the door.

Wednesday Night Poetry Slam Open Hosted by Jive Poetic - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 24, 2018 - New York

A Nuyorican Poets Cafe Production Wednesday Night Slam Every Wednesday except the first Wednesday of the Month. Hosted by Jive Poetic! Line forms outside a half hour before doors open. Doors open at 9:00pm and admission is $10.

Friday Night Poetry Slam - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 26, 2018 - New York

Come check out the Nuyorican's most popular weekly event! Watch professional poets perform and our Wednesday night Slam winners spit! Judges of our Friday Night Slams are 5 randomly chosen members of our audience (in other words, it could be you!). $13 General admission at the door (a line forms outside an hour before admittance, general admittance starts at 10pm). Tired of waiting on line? Buy VIP Tickets online and mingle with da poets! $25 VIP admission (online only). Arrive at the Main Entrance (and not in the line) by 9:30pm SHARP!

Kraal Charles Media Presents Verses - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 27, 2018 - New York

... the Open Mic Spoken Word Monologue Skit Music Comedy Showcase! Hosted by the Audaciously winning crazy girl Helena D. Lewis. Every last Saturday of the month! #?kraalcharlesmedia? ?#?VERSES? ? Open Mic Sign Up at 10pm. Tickets $10 at the door!

Page Meets Stage - Gregory Pardlo & Reg E. Gaines - Bowery Poetry Club
January 28, 2018 - New York

A Pulitzer-Prize winner meets a Tony-Award Winner! We have never had this before! Hosted by Taylor Mali. "Where the Pulitzer Prize meets the Poetry Slam." We are now BACK where we started over a decade ago: The Bowery Poetry Club! Two poets take the stage together and read back and forth, poem for poem, in an ongoing poetic conversation about where poetry exists.

Open Mic Monday - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 29, 2018 - New York

A Nuyorican Poets Cafe Production Open Mic Mondays: Play us a song, show us your stand-up, read us a poem - perform in any genre you want! You get five minutes to show us one piece: Stun us, impress us, and make it count. But only the first 25 people can sign up! So get down, sign up, and show us what you got! $8 online and at the door.

Wednesday Night Poetry Slam Open Hosted by Jive Poetic - Nuyorican Poets Café
January 31, 2018 - New York

A Nuyorican Poets Cafe Production Wednesday Night Slam Every Wednesday except the first Wednesday of the Month. Hosted by Jive Poetic! Line forms outside a half hour before doors open. Doors open at 9:00pm and admission is $10.

Friday Night Poetry Slam - Nuyorican Poets Café
February 02, 2018 - New York

Come check out the Nuyorican's most popular weekly event! Watch professional poets perform and our Wednesday night Slam winners spit! Judges of our Friday Night Slams are 5 randomly chosen members of our audience (in other words, it could be you!). $13 General admission at the door (a line forms outside an hour before admittance, general admittance starts at 10pm). Tired of waiting on line? Buy VIP Tickets online and mingle with da poets! $25 VIP admission (online only). Arrive at the Main Entrance (and not in the line) by 9:30pm SHARP!

Rome Neal's Banana Puddin' Jazz Presents Jazzy Thespians Night - Nuyorican Poets Café
February 03, 2018 - New York

Rome Neal's Banana Puddin' Jazz presents JAZZY THESPIANS NIGHT (Actors & Directors from B'way, Off-Broadway and Film singing Jazzy tunes) Followed by Open Mic Jazz Jam & Complimentary Banana Pudding! Saturday, Nov 4, 2017 @ 9:30 pm $15

Rome Neal's Banana Puddin' Jazz Presents Two Dynamic Male Vocalists - Nuyorican Poets Cafe
February 03, 2018 - New York

Rome Neal's Banana Puddin' Jazz Presents Two Dynamic Male Vocalists Tai Allen & Ras Chemash Lamed With: Marcus Persiani (piano), Bryce Sebastien, (bass), Napoleo Revels-Bey (drums) Followed by Jazz Jam and Open Mic Complimentary Banana Puddin' For All

Open Mic Monday - Nuyorican Poets Café
February 05, 2018 - New York

A Nuyorican Poets Cafe Production Open Mic Mondays: Play us a song, show us your stand-up, read us a poem - perform in any genre you want! You get five minutes to show us one piece: Stun us, impress us, and make it count. But only the first 25 people can sign up! So get down, sign up, and show us what you got! $8 online and at the door.

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