Monday, August 23, 2010
Mike Geffner's The Inspired Word NYC Poetry/Spoken Word Event/Thursday, Aug. 26 - Jee Leong Koh, Elliott D. Smith, lushTongue + open mic
Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word poetry/spoken word event in Manhattan, New York City, featuring poets/spoken word artists/performance artists Jee Leong Koh, lushTongue, Elliott D. Smith + 10-slot open mic.
When: Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010
Where: One and One Bar & Restaurant (downstairs Nexus Lounge)
76 East 1st Street (corner of 1st Avenue)
Phone: (212) 598-9126
Time: 7pm (open mic sign-up starts at 6:30)
Cover Charge: $10
Must be 21 years of age or older. Please make sure to bring ID.
Jee Leong Kohis the author of two books of poems "Payday Loans" and "Equal to the Earth" (Bench Press). Born in Singapore, he lives in New York City, and blogs at Song of a Reformed Headhunter (http://jeeleong.blogspot.com/).
lushTongue is a duo of beautiful, sensual, poetic, dynamic, harmonious evolution of consciousness through song. Onome is a writer, vocalist and revelationary who inspires through unconventional beauty in unexpected places. Margaret Moon performs to co-create a society rooted in compassion, respect and love for one another and the earth that sustains us.
Elliott D. Smith, the artist formerly known as Start, lived the first eighteen years of his life in the same house in Louisville, Kentucky. Since then, he has lived in ten places in Oxford, Cincinnati, and Yellow Springs, Ohio, as well as four in Brooklyn, New York. He believes in the power of tattoos and reference books. With a degree in psychology, Elliott conducts research on masculinity, friendships, and identity formation. His writing tackles issues of gender, sexuality, and family, and is greatly influenced by the people, places, and theories he loves.