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US and Canadian Poetry Open Mikes

Park Plaza Restaurant

Open Mike
Selected Saturdays at 2:30pm

Hosted by Patricia Carragon

220 Cadman Plaza West
Brooklyn, NY

Bernard and Diane Block, G.E. Schwartz, Katrinka Moore, and Karen Neuberg

Five fabulous poets, Bernard and Diane Block, G.E. Schwartz, Katrinka Moore, and Karen Neuberg will feature for Brownstone Poets on Saturday, October 27 at 2:30 p.m. at Park Plaza Restaurant in historic Brooklyn Heights. Poetry grows in Brooklyn Heights, and there's an open mic as well. Come enjoy an afternoon of poetry and delicious food at this cozy family-owned restaurant.

Park Plaza Restaurant

220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St. and Pineapple Walk

Brooklyn, NY 11201

718 - 596 - 5900



Take the A or C to High Street, 2 or 3 to Clark Street

R to Court Street

4 or to 5 Borough Hall

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$5 Donation – plus Food/Drink - Open-Mic

Curated by Patricia Carragon


Bernard Block, born and raised in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, studied with the poet Colette Inez and earned his living as a caseworker for the Bureau of Child Welfare, NYC. He has featured at all the major poetry venues in NYC and in Philadelphia, Columbia, SC and Laugharne, South Wales. Benard hosts the Series "From Whitman to Ginsberg" at Cornelia St. Café (21 editions!) 38 poems are published in the on-line European literary journal, Levure Littéraire #8, #9 and #12. His poetry book Am I My Brother's Keeper?, released by Dark Light Publishing, is available on Amazon and from the author:

Diane Block is a professional violinist who studied at the Manhattan School of Music, with a Master's Degree in Violin Performance. At MSM she developed a passion for the art of poetry which, for her, is intimately connected to classical music. Diane has featured her poetry at all the major venues in NYC and Long Island and in Philadelphia and Laugharne, South Wales. Her poems are published In the prestigious European literary


  • Submitted by Patricia Carragon
  • Last updated: October 5

Upcoming Dates

  • Saturday, Oct 27

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