Sunday, February 14, 2010
Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word - Feb. 26!
The hottest new poetry/spoken word series in New York City @ the hottest club in downtown Manhattan!
Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word
Date: Friday, Feb. 26, 2010
Location: (Le) Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012
Phone: (212) 505-FISH (3474)
Cover Charge: $10
Featuring the extraordinary lineup of Erik "Advocate of Wordz" Maldonado, Timothy Prolific Jones, Howard Treadwell, and The Mighty Third Rail.
Timothy Prolific Jones is a writer and media entrepreneur born and raised in Long Island, New York. He is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of André Maurice Press, an independent book publishing company. As a poet, he has performed across the country in slams, open mics, community venues, prisons, and faith based institutions. He is writing four books concurrently, earning his stage name one pen stroke at a time. You can visit his blog, CorporateBboyism.com, find him on Twitter (@tprolificjones), or on Facebook.
Paper, stages, mics and chastity belts, Erik "Advocate of Wordz" Maldonado rips them all! This Bronx native's bold and diverse tongue has been touring Poetry, Hip-Hop and theatrical venues for over four years now, as well as playing host to various writing and performance workshops all around New York City for the youth. He is the founder of HipHopPoetry[dot]com, which has received national media attention for its work off and online. Wordz is a member of the 2007 Nuyorican Poets Cafe's National Poetry SLAM team and is co-founder of "21 Poetz", "El Grito De Poetas" and "The Savants". He is a co-producer of the "21 Poetz Mixtape", and is currently in the process of finishing up several projects for the fall of 2007 which include his first 2 solo projects entitled "My Turn" (hip-hop spoken word CD) and "Advocate of Words" (book of self published poetry).
The Mighty Third Rail is a three-man squadron combining the elements of hip hop poetry, beatboxing, violin and upright bass. It features the dashing Darian Dauchan on vocals, the indelible Ian Baggette on Bass, and the charming Curtis Stewart on violin. You can find them here on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Mighty-Third-Rail/199808423451?v) and on Myspace (www.myspace.com/themightythirdrail).
Howard Treadwell is a New York native hailing from Mastic and Buffalo, New York. He believes in the beauty of razorblades and roses. A coping Manic-Depressant and survivor of multiple suicide attempts, he finds his reasons for living within the first breath of morning. Howard earned a spot on the Buffalo national slam team for two consecutive years (2006 & 2007), and became the city's Grand Slam Champion in 2006. He also coached the 2008 team. Howard is AMP|Indelible's Co-Editor-in-Chief, and its resident performance coach. He was recently a member of the Spoken Word/Hip-hop group 21poetz. Current literary projects include a chapbook entitled Dreams of Loisaida, and a poetic/prose autobiography entitled Native Blood, Barrio Soul.
Please join us for an awesome night of passionate words.
MUST BE 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER TO ENTER. PLEASE MAKE SURE TO BRING ID.
Timothy Prolific Jones
Jerry "Jerry T" Tarantola
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The Inspired Word happens every second and fourth Friday @ (Le) Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street, NYC!