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Open Mics in Brooklyn, NY

The Buren

Open Mic at the Buren (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Sunday at 8pm

Hosted by David Gagne

1223 Broadway
Brooklyn, NY
phone:718-684-3023
venue:theburen.com
host:dgagne.com
Show us what you can do and enjoy an eclectic mix of Brooklyn talent from New York’s thriving artist community. Performance of all types is welcomed! Sign up begins at 7:30

Credits

  • Submitted by David Gagne
  • Last updated: September 30, 2019

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 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 Tru born
  • Last updated: January 18, 2016

Buka New York

phone:347-314-7312
venue:facebook.com/BUKA-Nigerian-Restaurant-Brooklyn-115533365152137
event:muhamedgaye.com
host:muhamedgaye.com

This is the best open Mic in New York City, you don't want to miss it, and it's FREE, to perform just sing up at the door I will give you up to 7 minutes. Bring friends this event is free, NO RESERVATION NEED!

What’s your talent? Come perform! You do poetry? Come perform! You do Comedy? Come perform! You saying? Come perform! Do you wanna get rid of your fear of public speaking? Come perform!

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 Muhamed Gaye
  • Last updated: July 31, 2019

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 5 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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

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 3 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Last updated: September 18, 2016

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.

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

Starr Bar

phone:718-821-1100
venue:starrbar.com
event:eventbrite.com/e/no-artist-info-open-mic-tickets-57220673575

No artist info… yet! We welcome musicians, comedians, poets, and performers of all kinds to bring their best and take the stage.

Sign-up begins at 8:30PM with performances to begin at 9PM. Performances are capped at 7 minutes.

Our backline includes a piano, 4 chorded mics, Ampeg’s BA-210 2x10″ Bass Combo Amp, and a Marshall DSL401 Guitar Amp.

Starr Bar is a social justice bar with zero tolerance for racism, sexism, homophobia, and transphobia. We expect all performers and audience members to treat each other with respect and we will intervene with performances that do not follow these guidelines.

This event has no cover, but we amicably enforce a 1 food/drink item minimum.

Grab a drink and sing your heart out!

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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  • Submitted by Kelly Isaacs
  • Last updated: March 2, 2019

Gran Torino

phone:347-987-4333
venue:grantorinonyc.com
event:facebook.com/groups/843189522749877
host:jonberger.com
Randomized signup at 7.30. Performances until 11.30. We encourage the AntiFolk spirit and original performances. There's a revolving cast of hosts (gotta catch 'em all) led by Jonathan Berger.

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The Topaz

Gem Open Mic (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Monday at 8pm

Hosted by Jimmy Hoffman

251 Bushwick Ave
Brooklyn, NY
host:instagram.com/slimjimjammer
variety open mic, 2 songs or 6 minutes, first-come sign-up list out at 7:30pm, happy hour extended until 9pm!

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Buka New York

phone:347-314-7312
venue:facebook.com/BUKA-Nigerian-Restaurant-Brooklyn-115533365152137
event:muhamedgaye.com
host:muhamedgaye.com

This is the best open Mic in New York City, you don't want to miss it, and it's FREE, to perform just sing up at the door I will give you up to 7 minutes. Bring friends this event is free, NO RESERVATION NEED!

What’s your talent? Come perform! You do poetry? Come perform! You do Comedy? Come perform! You saying? Come perform! Do you wanna get rid of your fear of public speaking? Come perform!

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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  • Submitted by Muhamed Gaye
  • Last updated: July 31, 2019

Bushwick Public House

Bushwick Public Mic (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Tuesday at 8pm

Hosted by Joe Crow Ryan

1288 Myrtle Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
phone:917-966-8500
venue:bushwickpublichouse.com

Bushwick Public Open Mic hosted by Joe Crow Ryan

Tuesday August 13th (and every tuesday after *fingers crossed*)

at Bushwick Public House 1288 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY (a few blocks away from the mics' old home at Little Skips)

8pm start time

Get ready for this new venue for our Second Decade of Bushwick open Mic.

Credits

  • Submitted by Ben Pagano
  • Last updated: September 19, 2019

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.

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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  • Submitted by Karen Duffy
  • Last updated: August 13, 2019

Buka New York

phone:347-314-7312
venue:facebook.com/BUKA-Nigerian-Restaurant-Brooklyn-115533365152137
event:muhamedgaye.com
host:muhamedgaye.com

This is the best open Mic in New York City, you don't want to miss it, and it's FREE, to perform just sing up at the door I will give you up to 7 minutes. Bring friends this event is free, NO RESERVATION NEED!

What’s your talent? Come perform! You do poetry? Come perform! You do Comedy? Come perform! You saying? Come perform! Do you wanna get rid of your fear of public speaking? Come perform!

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 Muhamed Gaye
  • Last updated: July 31, 2019

The Topaz

Open Mic (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Tuesday at 8pm

Hosted by Cat Rickman

251 Bushwick Ave
Brooklyn, NY
The new open mic on Tuesdays is hosted by Jeremiah Clay Neal. Sign up starts at 7 with the event starting at 8pm. Musicians are welcome! Original material is strongly recommended. Comedians are welcome! Please bring your own instruments.

Credits

  • Last updated: October 26, 2019

Buka New York

phone:347-314-7312
venue:facebook.com/BUKA-Nigerian-Restaurant-Brooklyn-115533365152137
event:muhamedgaye.com
host:muhamedgaye.com

This is the best open Mic in New York City, you don't want to miss it, and it's FREE, to perform just sing up at the door I will give you up to 7 minutes. Bring friends this event is free, NO RESERVATION NEED!

What’s your talent? Come perform! You do poetry? Come perform! You do Comedy? Come perform! You saying? Come perform! Do you wanna get rid of your fear of public speaking? Come perform!

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 Muhamed Gaye
  • Last updated: July 31, 2019

Chispa

phone:718-366-4689
venue:picpanzee.com/chispanyc
event:facebook.com/events/193599948553717
All are welcome, and all performances are welcome!

Credits

  • Submitted by Max
  • Last updated: January 31

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: September 19, 2019

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 5 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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

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 3 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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Branded Saloon

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

1st Wednesday Open Mic w/ Laura

4th and 5th Wednesday Open Mic w/ Greg Holt (the fiddler)

Come play! Sign up at 7:30!

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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  • Submitted by Branded Saloon
  • Last updated: February 26, 2019

The Brooklyn Firefly

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

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

  • Last updated: September 14, 2017

Post Bar

phone:917-536-6226
venue:facebook.com/postbarbrooklyn
event:facebook.com/events/173195230770524
host:facebook.com/kate.black.1481
Totally acoustic artists' night @ Post Bar in Bed-Stuy. Got a song? Sing it. Got a poem? Read it. Got a story? Tell it. Got some moves? Shake it. Got some sketches? Share them. (… etc.)

Credits

  • Submitted by Kate Black
  • Last updated: February 6

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 3 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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

Hell Phone

event:nycwednightopenmic.eventbrite.com
host:inspiredwordnyc.com

InspiredWordNYC's Wednesday Night Open Mic + Showcase @ Hell Phone in Bushwick, Brooklyn - a French restaurant/bar that has the feel of being a secret, oldtime speakeasy.

POETRY/PROSE/SPOKEN WORD

Age limit: 18+. (under 18 with parental supervision).

When: EVERY FIRST Wednesday Night

Where: Hell Phone (go through Ange Noir Cafe to the back Hell Phone booth)

http://www.hellphonebrooklyn.com/

247 Varet Street

Bushwick, Brooklyn

Doors open @ 7pm

Each slot is 5 minutes.

$10 per person if paying at the door. Or you can secure slots online @ http://nycwednightopenmic.eventbrite.com.

***$5 FOOD OR DRINK MINIMUM INSIDE VENUE PER PERSON***

Credits

  • Submitted by Mike Geffner
  • Last updated: September 27, 2019

Daily Press Coffee and Bar

Free Open Mic! (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Wednesday at 7:30pm

Hosted by Andy Rose

38 Somers Street
Brooklyn, NY
phone:347-442-1410
venue:dailypresscoffee.com

A versatile and accepting open mic. We strive to create a safe space for all humans. We've hosted singers and musicians to performance artists and magicians.

Come and express yourself and show what you've got!

A featured artist begins at 7:30, open mic begins at 8 pm.

Credits

  • Submitted by Josh Thies
  • Last updated: October 16, 2019

Greenhouse Café

venue:greenhousecafe.com
event:facebook.com/greenhousethursdays

Bay Ridge’s legendary Greenhouse Café is home to “Original Thursdays”, the finest original music showcase in South Brooklyn and an energetic open mic! We provide a warm, friendly atmosphere for artists to come and entertain a supportive audience.

Host Max Christopher curates a prime selection of musical acts for the featured sets every week from 8:30PM-10PM. Each of the three featured acts receives ~30 minutes to showcase their original songs. From 10PM to the end, our open mic allows for a wide variety talent to shine, from music and poetry to comedy and magic!

Our backline includes an acoustic guitar, an electric guitar amp, and a digital piano. We ask that all artists keep their acts light on noise and explicit language. No acoustic drum kits are allowed, but electronic kits and hand drums (bongoes, cajones, etc.) are welcome!

We love to see artists off all stripes at “Original Thursdays”! Happy entertaining!

For further inquiries, message “@greenhousethursdays” on Facebook.

SIGN-UP: 8PM

FEATURED SETS: 8:30PM-10PM

OPEN MIC: 10PM

This listing was last updated 10 months ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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  • Last updated: April 10, 2019

Buka New York

phone:347-314-7312
venue:facebook.com/BUKA-Nigerian-Restaurant-Brooklyn-115533365152137
event:muhamedgaye.com
host:muhamedgaye.com

This is the best open Mic in New York City, you don't want to miss it, and it's FREE, to perform just sing up at the door I will give you up to 7 minutes. Bring friends this event is free, NO RESERVATION NEED!

What’s your talent? Come perform! You do poetry? Come perform! You do Comedy? Come perform! You saying? Come perform! Do you wanna get rid of your fear of public speaking? Come perform!

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 Muhamed Gaye
  • Last updated: July 31, 2019

Word Up Café

Write Right Open Mic (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Thursday at 7pm

Hosted by Quindell Evens (Blue Poettree)

652 Pennsylvania Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
phone:718-272-4070
venue:facebook.com/Word-Up-Cafe-148499431968057

Sign up evening of on the premises

- Quindell Evens Thursday

Flow N Tell -City The King Fridays

Poetic Soul Thursday & Friday

Credits

  • Submitted by KK
  • Last updated: September 11, 2019

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 5 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

Buka New York

phone:347-314-7312
venue:facebook.com/BUKA-Nigerian-Restaurant-Brooklyn-115533365152137
event:muhamedgaye.com
host:muhamedgaye.com

This is the best open Mic in New York City, you don't want to miss it, and it's FREE, to perform just sing up at the door I will give you up to 7 minutes. Bring friends this event is free, NO RESERVATION NEED!

What’s your talent? Come perform! You do poetry? Come perform! You do Comedy? Come perform! You saying? Come perform! Do you wanna get rid of your fear of public speaking? Come perform!

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 Muhamed Gaye
  • Last updated: July 31, 2019

Word Up Café

Flow N Tell (music, comedy, poetry)
Every Friday at 7pm

Hosted by City The King

652 Pennsylvania Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
phone:718-272-4070
venue:facebook.com/Word-Up-Cafe-148499431968057

Sign up evening of on the premises

Write Right Open mic- Quindell Evens Thursday

-City The King Fridays

Poetic Soul Thursday & Friday

Credits

  • Submitted by KK
  • Last updated: September 19, 2019

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 5 years ago. You may want to contact the venue to confirm that the dates and time are still correct.

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

Park Plaza Restaurant

venue:brownstonepoets.blogspot.com
event:facebook.com/events/1123117011231472
host:brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/2019/10/judith-lee-herbert-jennifer-juneau.html

Four Strong Women Writers

Judith Lee Herbert, Jennifer Juneau, Linda Lerner, and Denita Stevens to rock Brownstone Poets on Saturday, November 23, 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.

Judith Lee Herbert,

Jennifer Juneau

Linda Lerner

Denita Stevens

Saturday, November 23, @ 2:30 P.M.

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 Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1123117011231472/

Bios:

Judith Lee Herbert’s chapbook, Songbird, was recently published by Kelsay Books, and was previously chosen as a finalist in the Blue Light Poetry Prize and Chapbook Competition in 2017. Her poems placed in contests in 2018 at the Nassau County Poet Laureate Society and the Mid-Island Y JCC. Her poetry has appeared in three additions of the Bards Annual and in Before the Dawn 2019. Her poems have been published in print and online publications including The Ekphrastic Review, These Fragile Lilacs, First Literary Review-East, Nassau County Poet Laureate Society Review, Long Island Quarterly, and Mothering in the Middle.

Jennifer Juneau is the author of the novel ÜberChef USA (Spork Press) and the poetry collection More Than Moon (Is A Rose Press.) Her work has been nominated twice for a Pushcart Prize and has appeared in journals such as the American Poetry Journal, Cimarron Review, Cincinnati Review, Columbia Journal, Evergreen Review, Gargoyle Magazine, Pank, Passages North, Portland Review, Seattle Review, Verse Dai

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  • Submitted by Patricia Carragon
  • Last updated: October 30, 2019

Park Plaza Restaurant

venue:brownstonepoets.blogspot.com
event:facebook.com/events/179435086752050
host:brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/2020/01/sally-dawidoff-karen-neuberg-michael-t.html

Sally Dawidoff, Karen Neuberg, Michael T. Young, and Barry Wallenstein to rock Brownstone Poets on Saturday, February 29, 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.

Saturday, February 29, @ 2:30 P.M.

Park Plaza Restaurant

220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St. and Pineapple Walk

Brooklyn, NY 11201

718 - 596 - 5900

FACEBOOK EVENT:

https://www.facebook.com/events/179435086752050/

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

Bios:

Sally Dawidoff’s poetry has appeared in The Paris Review, Ploughshares, AGNI, and many other periodicals. She has won fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and artist-in-residence programs in the U.S. and abroad. Her stage adaptation of Ha Jin’s novel, The Crazed, premiered at Central Works Theater, and Pets I’ve Known, a song cycle she wrote with composer Jason Atkinson, was recorded at King Kuts, here in Brooklyn. She curates a series of conversations called More Speech.

Karen Neuberg is a Brooklyn-based poet. Her latest book is Pursuit,(Kelsay Press, 2019) She is also the author of the chapbooks, the elephants are asking (Glass Lyre, 2017), Myself Taking Stage (Finishing Line, 2014), and Detailed Still (Poets Wear Prada, 2009). Her poems and collages can be found in numerous publications including 805, Canary, New Verse News, and Verse Daily.She belongs to the brevitas online poetry community that celebrates the short poem and is associate editor of the online poetry journal, First Literary Review-East.

Michael T. Young’s third full-leng

Credits

  • Submitted by Patricia Carragon
  • Last updated: January 28

Buka New York

phone:347-314-7312
venue:facebook.com/BUKA-Nigerian-Restaurant-Brooklyn-115533365152137
event:muhamedgaye.com
host:muhamedgaye.com

This is the best open Mic in New York City, you don't want to miss it, and it's FREE, to perform just sing up at the door I will give you up to 7 minutes. Bring friends this event is free, NO RESERVATION NEED!

What’s your talent? Come perform! You do poetry? Come perform! You do Comedy? Come perform! You saying? Come perform! Do you wanna get rid of your fear of public speaking? Come perform!

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.

If this listing is not accurate, please leave a correction using the form below the listing.

Credits

  • Submitted by Muhamed Gaye
  • Last updated: July 31, 2019

Park Plaza Restaurant

venue:brownstonepoets.blogspot.com
event:facebook.com/events/754504878379386
host:brownstonepoets.blogspot.com/2019/12/ulie-bentsen-maria-chisolm-roxanne.html

Julie Bentsen, Maria Chisolm, Roxanne Hoffman, Freida Jones, and Prince A. McNally to rock Brownstone Poets on Saturday, January 25, 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.

Saturday, January 25, @ 2:30 P.M.

Park Plaza Restaurant

220 Cadman Plaza West near Clark St. and Pineapple Walk

Brooklyn, NY 11201

718 - 596 - 5900

FACEBOOK EVENT:

https://www.facebook.com/events/754504878379386/

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

Bios:

Julie Bentsen is a poet and surrealist illustrator from the forgotten realms of Staten Island, which she represented in the 2016 and 2018 National Poetry Slam competition. A student of the Unconscious, her poetry and sketches often stem from dreams and nightmares. As a visual artist she enjoys creating live pen and ink sketches to live poetry, and has done so at events with 3Po3try NYC, Deep Tanks Studios, Post:blank magazine, NYSAI magazine, and Lumen.

Maria Chisolm worked with the late Adolph Caesar with her poetry and actor/play write, Paul Benjamin who both were a big inspiration to her and for her. She has read twice at The Ensemble Theater in New York. She participated in the Los Vegas 20th Anniversary and Symposium Poetry Contest for The International Library of Poetry. She won a poetry contest at the Queens Borough Public Library and has read some of her work on Hugh Hamilton’s Talk Back Radio Show. She has also read at The Drama Book Shop twice in Potpourri, a show directed by Melissa Maxwell. Maria is in several Anthology Books and was in Es

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