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Essence bar and Restaurant

phone:718-346-5703
venue:essencebar.com
host:livejim.com
Live Show followed by an openMike. Singers and musicians are welcome to perform old and new R&B soul music. Please get there by 9:30 PM to sign up. For further information call (1718) 346.5703

This listing was last updated over 3 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Credits

  • Submitted by Jimmy Hill
  • Last updated: November 22, 2014

Upcoming Dates

  • Sunday, Apr 22
  • Sunday, Apr 29
  • Sunday, May 06
  • Sunday, May 13
  • Sunday, May 20

Sir D's Lounge

Open Mike (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Sunday at 6pm

Hosted by The Sticker Dude & Michael Friedman

837 Union St.
Brooklyn, NY
phone:718-623-9232
Individuals or groups welcome, flexible amounts of time allotted, original work or covers welcome.

This listing was last updated 9 months ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Credits

Upcoming Dates

  • Sunday, Apr 22
  • Sunday, Apr 29
  • Sunday, May 06
  • Sunday, May 13
  • Sunday, May 20

J'eat Jet?

J'eats Mic Night (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Sunday at 9pm
685 5th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
phone:347-227-7410

This listing was last updated over 2 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Credits

Upcoming Dates

  • Sunday, Apr 22
  • Sunday, Apr 29
  • Sunday, May 06
  • Sunday, May 13
  • Sunday, May 20

Rocky Sullivan's

phone:718-246-8050
venue:libertyheightstaproom.com
event:hungrysundays.blogspot.com
host:hungrysundays.blogspot.com
Hungry Sundays the 1st Sunday of every month… But the next show is january 31st.

This listing was last updated over 2 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Credits

  • Submitted by Tru born
  • Last updated: January 18, 2016

Upcoming Dates

  • Sunday, May 06
  • Sunday, Jun 03
  • Sunday, Jul 01
  • Sunday, Aug 05
  • Sunday, Sep 02

L.P. & Harmony

event:facebook.com/lpnharmony.openmic
host:zachhb.org

This listing was last updated over 4 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Credits

  • Submitted by Will Hanza
  • Last updated: November 11, 2013

Upcoming Dates

  • Sunday, May 13
  • Sunday, Jun 10
  • Sunday, Jul 08
  • Sunday, Aug 12
  • Sunday, Sep 09

The Carrie Able Gallery

Living Arts Night (music, poetry)
Every Sunday at 6pm
409 Keap Street
Brooklyn, NY
venue:carrieable.com

This listing was last updated over 1 year ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Credits

  • Last updated: September 18, 2016

Upcoming Dates

  • Sunday, Apr 22
  • Sunday, Apr 29
  • Sunday, May 06
  • Sunday, May 13
  • Sunday, May 20

Essence bar and Restaurant

Touch The Mic Monday's (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Monday at 7:30pm

Hosted by Damon Rozier

1662 Atlantic Ave.
Brooklyn, NY
phone:718-346-5703
venue:essencebar.com
This is a weekly open mic that offer an audience. There's a live DJ with mixing board to plugin instruments, and phone accompaniment. It offers a warm friendly environment. Beginners and seasoned artists are welcome and appreciated. Come through.

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Credits

  • Submitted by Damon Rozier
  • Last updated: May 10, 2016

Upcoming Dates

  • Monday, Apr 23
  • Monday, Apr 30
  • Monday, May 07
  • Monday, May 14
  • Monday, May 21

The West

The West Open Mic (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Monday at 8pm
379 Union Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
phone:718-599-1704

3 songs/15 minutes

Happy Hour all night

Usually a house guitar is there.

This listing was last updated 11 months ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Credits

  • Last updated: May 14, 2017

Upcoming Dates

  • Monday, Apr 23
  • Monday, Apr 30
  • Monday, May 07
  • Monday, May 14
  • Monday, May 21

House of Kava

phone:347-687-6801
venue:houseofkava.com
event:facebook.com/events/1921752441399557
host:soundcloud.com/mcstove

MC Stove (Steve Jozef) joins House Of Kava on Monday Night for an incredible open mic night!

Please Sign Up online at http://www.houseofkava.com/signup

8:30PM- Last Minute Sign Ups

9:00PM - Performances Begin

All types of performers are welcomed and encouraged!!!

SURPRISE US WITH YOUR TALENTED SELVES (Any Type Of Music, Poetry, Spoken Word, Performance Art, Dance, Comedy, ETC.)

Amps & Microphones are provided. House acoustic guitar available for those who need it. Bluetooth/aux available as well.

THIS IS AN ALL AGES EVENT. EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

BYOB (small $10 corkage fee & ID)

Kava Drinks, Kratom Drinks & Snacks.

EVERY MONDAY FOR ETERNITY FOR FREE!

One Drink Suggested Minimum but not required. We will never turn anyone away, but we do want to help the lovely bartendars have fun and make some monaaay. :)

Credits

Upcoming Dates

  • Monday, Apr 23
  • Monday, Apr 30
  • Monday, May 07
  • Monday, May 14
  • Monday, May 21

Little Skips

Tuesday Night Open Mic at Little Skips: Hosted by Joe Crow Ryan (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Tuesday at 8:30pm

Hosted by Joe Crow Ryan

941 Willoughby Ave
Brooklyn, NY
phone:718-484-0980
venue:littleskips.nyc

Joe Crow Ryan's Famous Tuesday Night Open Mic will be making it's triumphant return at Little Skips! (formerly at goodbye blue monday)

Every Tuesday!

8:30- Sign Up

9PM- Performances

All Ages

All Performers Welcomed and Encouraged (Music, Spoken Word, Poetry, Performance Art, All Genres, Dance, Comedy, anything goes.)

This is a "dojo of shamelessness" if you will.

Keyboard, Amps, & Microphones Provided.

Beer, Wine, Sake (w/ ID)

Coffee, & Snacks.

This listing was last updated 9 months ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Credits

  • Last updated: July 7, 2017

Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, Apr 24
  • Tuesday, May 01
  • Tuesday, May 08
  • Tuesday, May 15
  • Tuesday, May 22

The Jalopy Theatre

JALOPY'S WEEKLY OPEN MIC (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Tuesday at 9pm

Hosted by Ernie Vega

315 Colombia St.
Brooklyn, NY
venue:jalopy.biz
Sign up at Jalopy by 8:50pm Tuesday evenings! Performance order is drawn at 9pm and the show begins promptly thereafter! All styles welcome. Try out a new tune, instrument, and feel what it's like on the other side of that red curtain.

Credits

  • Submitted by Karen Duffy
  • Last updated: December 20, 2017

Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, Apr 24
  • Tuesday, May 01
  • Tuesday, May 08
  • Tuesday, May 15
  • Tuesday, May 22

Bijan's Brooklyn

phone:718-855-5574
venue:facebook.com/bijansbrooklyn
event:facebook.com/shariefh1
host:ShariefinBurgundy.com

This is 1 of Brooklyn's longest running open mics (12yrs) hosted by 1 of Brooklyn top musician/singer-songwriters Sharief Hobley.

Sharief has recorded and toured world-wide with some of the top names in the business ie; John Legend, Kanye West, Alicia Keys, Rufus Wainwright, Mark Anthony Thompson of Chocolate Genius, and many many more. Come out & experience stellar performances by some of Brooklyn's Best independent, underground and emerging artists. For Free.

This listing was last updated over 1 year ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Credits

  • Submitted by Bubby Smith
  • Last updated: November 26, 2016

Upcoming Dates

  • Tuesday, Apr 24
  • Tuesday, May 01
  • Tuesday, May 08
  • Tuesday, May 15
  • Tuesday, May 22

Branded Saloon

phone:718-484-8704
venue:brandedsaloon.com
event:brandedsaloon.com/p/calendar.html
host:brandedsaloon.com/p/calendar.html

Every Wednesday, Come out to Branded Saloon's musicians open Mic, and all inclusive welcoming and supportive environment to share your talents. Great Food and drinks in a casual & friendly space!

First Wednesdays hosted by Nate Jones

2nd & 3rd Wednesdays hosted by Robin Irene Moss‎

4th & occasional 5th Wednesdays hosted by Greg Holt (the Fiddler!)

Sign up at 7:30!

(also, check out our comedians open mike every Tuesday hosted by Bob Gurnett)

This listing was last updated 6 months ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Credits

  • Submitted by Branded Saloon
  • Last updated: September 22, 2017

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Apr 25
  • Wednesday, May 02
  • Wednesday, May 09
  • Wednesday, May 16
  • Wednesday, May 23

The Brooklyn Firefly

phone:718-833-5000
venue:thebrooklynfirefly.com
No signup required. Just show up and perform!

This listing was last updated 7 months ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Credits

  • Last updated: September 14, 2017

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Apr 25
  • Wednesday, May 02
  • Wednesday, May 09
  • Wednesday, May 16
  • Wednesday, May 23

Brooklyn Center for the Arts

phone:718-398-2787
venue:facebook.com/brooklyncenterforthearts
event:eventbrite.com/e/bca-wednesdays-show-and-tell-tickets-41501436915

FIRST 20 FREE ENTRY TO A RAFFLE!

Doors open at 7pm

Open Mic starts at 7:30pm

$5 Entry

NEED SOMETHING TO GET YOU OVER HUMPDAY, BUT NOT MAKE YOU TO OVERSLEEP IN THE MORNING?

Breakout of the mundane at Brooklyn's newest open mic & stage for artists

Spoken word, open mic, live music and food!

2.21.18 The theme of the night is Black Excellence! Featuring Drexton Clemons and The Trumpet Kid Zachary Durham!

We promote a clean and artistic environment.

SUPPORT ARTS EDUCATION & ENJOY YOURSELF AT BCA WEDNESDAYS!

Credits

  • Submitted by Brooklyn Center for the Arts
  • Last updated: February 13

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Apr 25
  • Wednesday, May 02
  • Wednesday, May 09
  • Wednesday, May 16
  • Wednesday, May 23

CorletteNY

phone:718-596-4860
venue:corletteny.com
event:facebook.com/LimelightNY
host:twitter.com/Barry_Barz

Limelight At CorletteNY is held in the heart of Bed Stuy, convenient to the G train at Bedford-Nostrand! CorletteNY, a Caribbean taqueria that specializes in island-inspired tacos as wells as classic island dishes! Allow us to be your mid-week getaway with the sounds of Neo Soul, a complimentary cocktail and good eats.

There is an Open Mic portion from 7-7:30 where we have 4 slots each week!

We then have an Open Discussion Topic, where the audience has a chance to chime in on everything from local topics to entertainment news!

We have a guest feature every week to provide live entertainment. Flyer and details can be found on our social media

#LimelightAtCorletteNY is held every Wednesday from 6-9 and is hosted by Barry Barz (@barry_barz) & Tan Carter (@tancarter) with DJ Def Soul (defsoulnj).

Cover includes a complimentary cocktail!

#LimelightAtCorletteNY "Neo Soul and Spoken Word the way it should be"

LIMELIGHT At CorletteNY

Every Wednesday

Doors Open at 6PM

$5 Admission

CorletteNY

193 A Nostrand Ave.

This listing was last updated over 3 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Credits

  • Submitted by Barry Barz
  • Last updated: June 17, 2014

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Apr 25
  • Wednesday, May 02
  • Wednesday, May 09
  • Wednesday, May 16
  • Wednesday, May 23

Precious Metal

Maaan, You Gotta Hear This! (comedy, poetry)
Third Wednesday of the month at 7pm

Hosted by Marc Abbott

143 Troutman Street
Brooklyn, NY
Open mic for storytellers of all kinds. There's no theme except the stories must be true and unique. Comedy, tragedy, and heartfelt touching stories are all welcome. Sign up when you arrive and you'll have a maximum of 8 minutes to tell your story. No cover, no drunk minimum.

This listing was last updated over 1 year ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Credits

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, May 16
  • Wednesday, Jun 20
  • Wednesday, Jul 18
  • Wednesday, Aug 15
  • Wednesday, Sep 19

The Green Pavilion Poetry Event

Open Mike (music, poetry)
Last Wednesday of the month at 7pm

Hosted by Evie Ivy, Sol Rubin

4307 18th Ave
Brooklyn, NY

This listing was last updated over 1 year ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Credits

  • Submitted by Evie Ivy
  • Last updated: August 23, 2016

Upcoming Dates

  • Wednesday, Apr 25
  • Wednesday, May 30
  • Wednesday, Jun 27
  • Wednesday, Jul 25
  • Wednesday, Aug 29

Two Boots Williamsburg

Two Boots Thursday Night Open Mic! (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Thursday at 8pm

Hosted by Matteo Scher and Gabrielle Marlena

558 Driggs Ave
Brooklyn, NY
venue:facebook.com/twobootswilliamsburg/

FREE BEER- 8-8:30pm

POETS, COMICS, MUSICIANS, SINGERS- ALL WELCOME!

BEER, WINE & PIZZA (Vegan pizza too!)!

HOSTED BY Raye Zaragoza & Christopher Watson

558 DRIGGS AVE - L TRAIN TO BEDFORD AVENUE

SIGN UP AT 8PM SHARP

**HOUSE GUITAR AVAILABLE**

**NO HOUSE PIANO OR KEYBOARD**

**NO TRACKS**

This listing was last updated 7 months ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Credits

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Apr 26
  • Thursday, May 03
  • Thursday, May 10
  • Thursday, May 17
  • Thursday, May 24

Radiant Shade Free Open Mic

Radiant Shade Open Mic (music, comedy, poetry)
First Thursday of the month at 8pm

Hosted by R.Q.Tek

760 Sackman St
Brooklyn, NY
venue:facebook.com/RadiantShadeOpenMic
host:facebook.com/Rqtek
Family friendly, all Positive Open Mic. NO profanity or erotic content. AMAZING BAND, GREAT VIBE and FREE.

This listing was last updated over 3 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Credits

  • Last updated: January 5, 2015

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, May 03
  • Thursday, Jun 07
  • Thursday, Jul 05
  • Thursday, Aug 02
  • Thursday, Sep 06

Stratosphere Studios

Blue Nile Jam Session (music, comedy, poetry)
First Thursday of the month at 7pm

Hosted by Paris Alexandra & Kelsey Pyro

227 Utica Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
venue:thestratosphere.com
event:facebook.com/bluenilebk

The Blue Nile Jam Session is Brooklyn's newest monthly open mic and live music jam session that happens ever FIRST THURSDAY! The first 4 months have been standing room only and we will be back again on June 1st!

The Blue Nile Jam Session is dedicated to providing a nurturing space for all artists from all backgrounds, genres, and identities to come and express themselves. We are rooted in the beautiful Crown Heights Community and are hosted by the venue Stratosphere Studios (A BLACK OWNED BUSINESS WHAT WHAAAAAT!).

VOCALISTS get on the open mic list at 7pm! MUSICIANS sit in with the band! DANCERS we will clear space on the hardwood floors for you! VISUAL ARTISTS there is wall space (hit us with a message in advance to work out details).

We have an amazing space, an amazing house band, an amazing DJ, amazing feature artists, and amazing hosts however… we are nothing without YOU!

ANNOUNCING STUDIO TIME RAFFLE!!!!

We also are proud to announce that we have a new sponsor, Funkadelic Studios, who is giving away studio time and other prizes at every Blue Nile event.

How do you get to win studio time at Funkadelic? Just share the Blue Nile Jam Session flyer on your social media of choice, use the hashtaf #bluenilebk, list the date and time of the event (June 1st from 7-11), then show up to the event! You're name will be entered into a raffle and we will draw the winners at the end of the night!

FLOW OF THE NIGHT:

COVER: $5 before 8pm / $7 after 8pm

DOORS OPEN - 7pm (Get there early for sign up!)

OPEN MIC LIST OPENS - 7pm (Get there early for 5 minute solo on the mic because it is first come first serve and our events have been STANDING ROOM ONLY!)

OPEN MIC- 7:30-8:30

FEATURE TBA- 8:30

OPEN MIC- 8:50-9:30

FEATURE TBA - 9:30pm

OPEN JAM SESSION - 10:00pm-11:00pm (Improvisational - musicians can sit in with the band and vocalists may share the mic.)

TILL THEN FOLLOW US ON IG @bluenile_BK !!!!

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Credits

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, May 03
  • Thursday, Jun 07
  • Thursday, Jul 05
  • Thursday, Aug 02
  • Thursday, Sep 06

Sugar Hill Disco and Restaurant

Open Mike With Joy Jimmy Hill and Friends (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Thursday at 7pm

Hosted by Eddie Freeman

609 Dekalb Ave
Brooklyn, NY
phone:718-797-1727
venue:facebook.com/pages/Sugar-Hill-Restaurant-Supper-Club/215794758436339
host:facebook.com/pages/Sugar-Hill-Restaurant-Supper-Club/215794758436339

Live music and open mike with Joy and Jimmy Hill and Friends every Thursday night at

Sugar Hill Restaurant.

Time: 7/11:Pm

Musicians and Vocalist are welcome to get it on.

Soulful r&B flows heavy on Thursday nights.

This listing was last updated over 3 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Credits

  • Submitted by Jimmy Hill
  • Last updated: November 6, 2014

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Apr 26
  • Thursday, May 03
  • Thursday, May 10
  • Thursday, May 17
  • Thursday, May 24

Halsey Bar & Grill

Networking and Open Mic Night (music, poetry)
Selected Thursdays at 7:30pm
4404 Ave H
Brooklyn, NY
phone:347-587-2688
venue:halseybng.com

Credits

  • Last updated: March 16

Upcoming Dates

  • No nights scheduled.

Greenhouse Café

Original Talent and EvOpen Mike (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Thursday at 10pm

Hosted by Max Christopher & Harry James

7717 3rd Ave
Brooklyn, NY
venue:greenhousecafe.com
event:facebook.com/greenhousethursdays

Green House Cafe the legendary Brooklyn Landmark is hosting an all Original music Thursday's evening showcase , So bring your talent and instrument and show us what you have ,,,Good friendly atmosphere and a nice opportunity to get your original material noticed !

keyboard and sound systems are supplied ,, Towards the end of the evening it turns into an open-mike format where anything is welcome ! Any material , Covers , Stand up or any talent you can share with us ,,,(please no demonic music or heavy rap)

Located at 7717 3rd Ave. in the heart of Bayridge Brooklyn , show starts at 8:00 PM every thurs evening , see you there !

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Credits

  • Last updated: June 10, 2016

Upcoming Dates

  • Thursday, Apr 26
  • Thursday, May 03
  • Thursday, May 10
  • Thursday, May 17
  • Thursday, May 24

Glamour Hall

phone:347-385-8767
venue:fruntpage.com
event:fruntpage.com
host:fruntpage.com

FRUNT PAGE ENTERTAINMENT

& K.I.D C.O.D.Y presents

The Spring Break Showcase

4/20 EVENT

Credits

  • Submitted by KID CODY
  • Last updated: March 4

Upcoming Dates

  • No nights scheduled.

Ingersoll Community Center

Open Mike (music, poetry)
Last Friday of the month at 8pm

Hosted by Samantha Johnson

177 Myrtle Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
Open Mic in Fort Greene. Sign up open format for teens and adults. 2 piece minimum singers and poets welcomed. Email Samantha at wright.johnson7@gmail.com place in email : name, bio and name of pieces.

This listing was last updated over 3 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Credits

  • Submitted by samantha
  • Last updated: July 21, 2014

Upcoming Dates

  • Friday, Apr 27
  • Friday, May 25
  • Friday, Jun 29
  • Friday, Jul 27
  • Friday, Aug 31

Frunt House

phone:347-385-8767
venue:fruntpage.com
event:fruntpage.com
host:fruntpage.com

Frunt Page Entertainment is holding auditions to find new talent . that can be used for future music and entertainment projects $$$ for our company and other labels!!! . we are looking for Rappers , singers , musicians ,dancers , models , poets , comedians etc . ages must be 12yrs to 21yrs old . all

participants will be photographed and videotaped We do not discriminate all ethnicities , genders , shapes and sizes are welcomed!!! serious inquiries only !!! slots are limited submit your contact info as soon as possible fruntpage@gmail.com

for more info call or text

347 385 8767

www.fruntpage.com

Credits

  • Submitted by KID CODY
  • Last updated: March 18

Upcoming Dates

  • No nights scheduled.

Park Plaza Restaurant

venue:brownstonepoets.blogspot.com
event: www.facebook.com/events/579065342443829
host:brownstonepoets.blogspot.com

Brownstone Poets presents

Saturday, January 27 at 2:30 p.m.

Thaddeus Rutkowski

Neil Silberblatt

Bruce Weber

@ Park Plaza Restaurant

220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk

Brooklyn, NY 11201

718 - 596 - 5900

Subways:

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

R to Court Street

4 or to 5 Borough Hall

For more directions:

Please check the MTA's "The Weekender" for all transit updates.

http://web.mta.info/weekender.html

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

Curated by Patricia Carragon

FACEBOOK INVITE:

https://www.facebook.com/events/579065342443829/

pcarragon@gmail.com

brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/

patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

en-gb.facebook.com/people/Brownstone-Poets/541314712

Bios:

Thaddeus Rutkowski is the author of a creative memoir, Guess and Check; a collection of flash fictions, Violent Outbursts; and the novels Haywire, Tetched, and Roughhouse. Haywire won the Members' Choice Award, given by the Asian American Writers Workshop. He teaches at Sarah Lawrence College, Medgar Evers College and the Writer's Voice of the West Side YMCA. He received a fiction writing fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and daughter.

Neil Silberblatt's poems have appeared, or will be appearing soon, in numerous journals, including Poetica Magazine, The Otter, The Aurorean, Two Bridges Review, Oddball Magazine, Verse Wisconsin, Muddy River Poetry Review, Nixes Mate Review, Naugatuck River Review, Chantarelle's Notebook, Canopic Jar, First Literary Review-East, and The Good Men Project. His work has been included in the anthology, Confluencia in the Valley: The First Five Years of Converging with Words (Naugatuck Valley Community College, 2013); and in University of Connecticut's Teacher-Writer magazine. He has published two poetry collections: So Far, So Good (2012), and Present Tense (2013), and has been nominated several times for a Pushcart Prize. Neil is the founder/

Credits

  • Submitted by Patricia Carragon
  • Last updated: December 28, 2017

Upcoming Dates

  • No nights scheduled.

Park Plaza Restaurant

venue:brownstonepoets.blogspot.com
event:facebook.com/events/2030275540562244
host:brownstonepoets.blogspot.com

Amy Barone, Steve Luttrell, Jeffrey Cyphers Wright at Park Plaza Restaurant, Sat, April 28 at 2:30 p.m.

Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights 2018

Brownstone Poets Still Inspiring Brooklyn Since 2005

Brownstone Poets presents

Saturday, April 28 at 2:30 p.m.

Amy Barone

Steve Luttrell

Jeffrey Cyphers Wright

@ Park Plaza Restaurant

220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk

Brooklyn, NY 11201

718 – 596 – 5900

Subways:

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

R to Court Street

4 or to 5 Borough Hall

For more directions:

Please check the MTA's "The Weekender" for all transit updates.

http://web.mta.info/weekender.html

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

Curated by Patricia Carragon

FACEBOOK INVITE: https://www.facebook.com/events/2030275540562244/

pcarragon@gmail.com

brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/

patriciacarragon8.wordpress.com/

en-gb.facebook.com/people/Brownstone-Poets/541314712

BIOS:

Amy Barone's new poetry collection, We Became Summer, from New York Quarterly Books, was released in early 2018. She wrote chapbooks Kamikaze Dance (Finishing Line Press) and Views from the Driveway (Foothills Publishing.) Her poetry has appeared in Café Review, First Literary Review-East, Gradiva, Paterson Literary Review, Sensitive Skin, and Standpoint (UK), among other publications and anthologies. She spent five years as Italian correspondent in Milan for Women's Wear Daily and Advertising Age. She belongs to PEN America Center and the brevitas online poetry community that celebrates the short poem. A native of Bryn Mawr, PA, Barone lives in New York City.

Steve Luttrell was born and continues to live in Portland, Maine. He is a graduate of Franklin Pierce College and is the author of ten books of poetry; the latest being Twelve Moons, Twelve Poems. He was appointed to a two – year term as the second Poet Laureate of Portland, Maine. Twenty-two years ago, he founded The Café Review and has, to this day, remained the Pub

Credits

  • Submitted by Patricia Carragon
  • Last updated: March 28

Upcoming Dates

  • Saturday, Apr 28

Park Plaza Restaurant

venue:brownstonepoets.blogspot.com
event:facebook.com/events/173040979999064/?active_tab=about
host:brownstonepoets.blogspot.com

Bluestone, Considine, Tomlinson at Park Plaza Restaurant

Saturday, March 24 at 2:30 p.m.

Stephen Bluestone

Bill Considine

Tim Tomlinson

@ Park Plaza Restaurant

220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St.and Pineapple Walk

Brooklyn, NY 11201

718 – 596 – 5900

Subways:

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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Bios:

Stephen Bluestone taught English and film in the College of Liberal Arts at Mercer University for many years and now lives and works in New York City, where he was born. His volumes The Laughing Monkeys of Gravity and The Flagrant Dead were nominated for the National Book Award in Poetry. Bluestone has won The Greensboro Review Poetry Prize and The Thomas Merton Prize, as well as prizes in the Robert Penn Warren Competition and elsewhere. His work has appeared in Poetry, The Sewanee Review, The Hudson Review, and many other journals. His latest book is The Painted Clock.

Bill Considine was born in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. He is an honors graduate of Stanford University and Harvard Law School. He first studied writing poetry with Elizabeth Bishop. He writes verse plays, with productions at Theater for a New City and the Brooklyn Army Terminal, and a staged reading at Medicine Show Theater. He also has made poetry videos. His life includes a lengthy hiatus from creative work, but he returned to poetry several years ago. A poetry chapbook, Strange Coherence, from The Operating System, and a CD of poems with music, An Early Spring, from Fast Speaking Music, were published in 2013. A book of related verse

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  • Submitted by Patricia Carragon
  • Last updated: March 4

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