October 2020- Stark Reality is back to trick or treat & all Souls Day
YOUR VOICE MATTERS!!!
2:00 PM to 5:00 pm
353 STUDIOS, 353 W.48th ST, 2nd FLOOR (BET. 8TH AND 9TH AVE.)
THIS SATURDAY 9/26 STARK REALITY OPEN MIC@353 STUDIOS, 353 West 48th St., 2nd Floor…2pm to 5pm
YOUR VOICE IS THE POWER!!
LIVE!! Hosted by DJ VIV
PLEASE BRING A MASK !! THE STUDIO IS STRICT ABOUT CDC RULES. WE WILL SIT 6 FEET APART….YOU DON’T HAVE TO WEAR THE MASK WHEN YOU ARE IN FRONT OF THE MIC….THE MIC WILL BE WIPED AFTER EACH PERFORMER USES IT..
STARK REALITY 6 FEET APART HEART TO HEART OPEN MIC !!
7 minutes each for each performer..There will be a mic and amplifier…Poets, Acoustic Musicians, Spoken Word !!! HIP HOP, BLUES, ROCK N’ ROLL, POP….ALL MUSIC TYPES… COME AND ROCK !!
AT 353 Studios, 353 West 48th St., 2nd Floor, ACTORS, POETS, SPOKEN WORD, BANDS, COMICS, MUSICIANS!! 6:30 PM SIGN UP . MORE BUCK FOR YOUR BANG!!AN OPEN MIC FOR THE OPEN MIND!!! IF YOU’RE NOT CLOSE TO THE EDGE YOU’RE TAKING UP TOO MUCH SPACE!!! CHAOS ARE US!! EXPERIMENT, EXPLORE, EXPLODE!! ..DON’T REST LIFE IS A TEST!!!!!!! MC/DJ VIV “THE BITCH WITH AN ITCH’!!
7:00 pm to 10:00pm GETS CROWDED!! PLEASE TRY AND COME ON TIME!! SIGN UP 6:30 PM
Special Guests and Artists in Residence
DEREKMUSIC57 WORLD CLASS LISTENING MUSIC
w/ DEREK JOHNSON
Special Guest and Artist in Residence
JOEY SLADE, Kamikaze Komic !! Slade sharp as a blade!!
FREDERICK TODD SMITH, the Amazing Connecticut poet/playwright/singer
353 West 48th Street, 2nd Floor · New York, NY
PASSION IS THE LAW OF STARK REALITY OPEN MIC!!
POETS/ SPOKENWORD/ MUSICIANS/EDGY COMICS
Arrive early or on time!!! it gets crowded!!!
At the Black Box Theater 244 W. 54th St. on the 10th floor NYC
1st and 3rd FRIDAY EVERY MONTH!!
7:00 pm SIGN UP!!
WIDE OPEN MIC! EVERYONE GETS
7 MIN. IN SONG, MUSIC, WORDS, DANCE, COMEDY, RAP !! GRAB THE MIC!!
Fahrenheit Open Mic
Fahrenheit Presents Jane LeCroy & John S. Hall and You on the open mic! Sunday, November 1, 2020, at 7 pm
Join us for Fahrenheit’s virtual open mic to be held on Zoom. We are thrilled to announce that we will be featuring two outstanding poets, Jane LeCroy & John S. Hall. You must register through Eventbrite to get the Zoom meeting ID. All tickets are free. There will also be 15 five-minute open mic slots, 10 waitlist open mic slots, and general audience tickets available.
Please register for free by using the Eventbrite link below:
JANE LECROY is a NYC based poet, singer, performance artist and home-birthing mother of 3, who fronts the avant-pop band, The Icebergs, and the spontaneous experimental music project, Ω▽Ohmslice. She has toured with the SF based, all women’s poetry troupe, Sister Spit. She also performs a featured character at Poetry Brothel NYC. Among her many publications and recordings, her chapbook, Names, was published by the art-book house Booklyn, in the award winning, ABC chapbook series, that was purchased by the Library of Congress along with her braid! Three Rooms Press published, Signature Play, a multimedia book of lyrical poems, including a nomination for a Pushcart Prize. The Icebergs and Ω▽Ohmslice, both on www.ImaginatorRecords.com AVAILABLE everywhere you stream music; in fact, this summer, The Icebergs have released their 2nd record, ADD VICE, it is available on your favorite streaming platform right now- go grab it! https://album.link/qw0hccffw3450 @janelecroy @the_icebergs_nyc
JOHN S. HALL is a poet/spoken word artist, musician (if ukulele counts) and singer-songwriter. He has released numerous albums of varying quality and popularity, including nine albums with various incarnations of his band King Missile.
John has appeared on Def Poetry Jam (HBO), The United States of Poetry (PBS) and Beavis and Butthead (MTV). He has performed in Europe, New Zealand, Canada, and all over the United States.
He is the author of a collection of poetry (Jesus Was Way Cool) and a self-help parody (Daily Negations), both on Soft Skull Press, and more recently, over 100 unpublished children’s stories. He served on the board of directors of the Poetry Project at St. Mark’s Church from 2005-2016 and was its president for three years.
Host: Linda Kleinbub
Security: Phillip Giambri
Time Keeper: Madeline Artenberg
Poetry Grows in Brooklyn Heights
Your host- Patrica Carragon
Park Plaza Restaurant
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.
Come enjoy an afternoon of et220 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
For more directions:
Please check the MTA’s “The Weekender” for all transit updates.
$4 Donation – plus Food/Drink – Open-Mic
Curated by Patricia Carragon
The Parkside Lounge, 317 East Houston Street, NYC 10002
21+, Plus open mic, $3 suggested donation. Two drink min, alcoholic or non. Hosted by David Lawton.
If it’s Sunday and it’s poetry in New York City, it must be the Parkside.
Hosted by Thomas Lawton & George Wallace.
Open mic, 2 drink minimum (alc/non), $2 donation
Great Weather for Media Spoken Word Sundays, takes place every week from 4-6pm at the back room of The Parkside Lounge, 317 East Houston, New York, New York 10002 (bet. Clinton & Attorney). Directions: F train 2nd Ave and walk east 3 blocks. Great stage, great sound, and an amazing retro decor. What’s not to love? It’s free, but we encourage you to buy drinks with the wonderful waitresses,
Great Weather presents spoken word Sundays NYC @ The Parkside Lounge
at Stone Creek Bar & Restaurant – 7:30pm
Up coming Reading date: Monday Aug. 19 140 East 27th Street Between 3rd and Lexington Avenues near the 28th street 6 train
A Night of Extraordinary Wordsmiths!
There is a 1 drink or food minimum.
Sign up to read your poetry in the open mike More info at http://www.supolo.com
Saturn Series Poetry/Spoken Word Reading
$3 donation requested (shared with features) plus a food/beverage purchase to support this great venue.
More info at http://www.supolo.com
Some additional essential links-
Howard Thompson http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_Thompson_%28film_critic%29 (details included below)
The International Bar formerly THE COAL YARD Corner of 1st Avenue & 6st. East Village NYC .The official Rubber Eden Bar is one that my Kid’s GF picked out for me on the lower east side one Fall. Must to check out the. No sound system (only a old juke box) nice and dark, circular bar stocked with regulars, ill-regulars, beats, punks, hippies, left-overs, reheated souls and characters galore and aglow. Friendly bartenders, cheap beer (yea they have 3 buck High Life) and a killer court yard out back (as displayed here) to have a butt and talk in. Here’s a link for more info
Howard Thompson’s radio tour-de-force program entitled Pure on WPKN 89.5 FM from Bridgeport, Connecticut can be heard the 1st & 3rd Friday of the month, 1-4pm. Not in Tri-State terrestrial broadcast area of Long Island/Conn/Mass ? Not to worry you can stream this excellent eclectic free-for all. Just no telling what you’ll hear from Howard’s incredibility voluminous encyclopedic discography, but always the very best of the best across the broad spectrum of expression from Rock n Roll to the aural sonic world beyond. Perfect way to kick off the weekend. Essential links below:
Miss a past program ? (there all very diverse & worthwhile)
More background of the hosts extensive history in the music biz
And addition is own internet radio station is highly recommend as well
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