Friday, April 2, 2010

Tonight and Ongoing: Poetry Slams at Nuyorican Poets Cafe

The first poetry slam ever in New York City was held at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in 1989, and 20 years later, we've become part of the cultural history of this city, still going strong. Today's Nuyorican Poetry Slam is the result of our tradition of talented hosts, amazing performers and heart-stopping performances. Each one has helped to develop the legendary Poetry Slam reputation that is associated with the Cafe around the world.

Wednesday Night Slam Open> Sign Up & Slam
Every Weds Night except first Weds of the month.

9pm>$7 admission
The first 20 poets to sign up will slam & the winner of this night is eligible to perform in the Friday Night Poetry Slam. Get there early & sign the book. Hosted by Jive Poetic

The Nuyorican Friday Night Poetry Slam
Every Friday Night>@10pm> $10 admission

Current Schedule:

  • Apr 2> Spotlight: Edmond Chavez>$10
  • Apr 9> Spotlight: Jen Renaldi & Scott Woods>$10
  • Apr 16> Spotlight: Mahogany L. Browne 4th Anniversary & Book Release Party>$10
  • Apr 23>$10

The Nuyorican Friday Night Poetry Slam is pretty popular and fills up fast, so please get in line early. (suggested arrival latest 9:15pm). Hosted by Mahogany Browne.

Info: Nuyorican Poets Cafe

No comments:

Post a Comment