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Check out this list of poetry venues
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Nuyorican Poet’s Cafe, on East 3rd Street, prides itself on being a multicultural institution.Their mission statement? “The Cafe champions the use of poetry, jazz, theater, hip hop and spoken word as means of social empowerment for minority and underprivileged artists.”
The Bowery Poetry Club prides itself on hosting edgy, emerging performers and feels that the advancement of the arts is a necessity if society is to ever progress.
Penny’s Open Mic under the St. Mark’s Theater is another place to find eclectic performers every Tuesday from 9 pm to 2 am. Spoken word artists, musicians, even comedians ensure that each week’s show is different and exciting in its own right.
And rest assured, this blogger will not be participating at any of these places. You’re welcome.