Looking for a FREE POETRY OPEN MIC in Harlem? Check out “Sugar Hill Beats Poetry/Spoken Word Open Mic Series” every FIRST THURSDAY of the month at Tsion Café & Bakery in Sugar Hill, Harlem. This month’s Free Open Mic offers a powerhouse featured poet that is making his way to the top of the HOTTEST NYC Spoken Word Poets list.
For the month of August, starting at 7:30pm, “Sugar Hill Beats Poetry/Spoken Word Open Mic Series” features poet, actor, playwright, Nick E. Finn of poetry troupe The Full Circle Ensemble NYC.
ABOUT SUGAR HILL BEATS SPOKEN WORD POETRY FREE OPEN MIC:
Spoken Word Poet Shafina Ahmed hosts “Sugar Hill Beats Poetry/Spoken Word Open Mic Series” every first Thursday of the month at Tsion Cafe & Bakery. NO COVER. 7:00pm Open Mic list sign-up begins. Sign-up ends 7:45pm SHARP! Maximum of 15 poets/spoken word artists, 3 minutes each. First come, first serve. Show starts 8pm. Featured poet(s) goes on after Open Mic. Show ends at 10:00pm.
This free Open Mic is only for poetry/spoken word. Refreshments and food will be available for purchase during the show. Two-drink minimum which includes: teas, coffees, beverages, wine, beer.
ABOUT THE FEATURE:
Nick E. Finn
An Irish-American poet from Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Finn is emerging as a fresh voice in the NYC spoken word poetry scene with performances at the Nuyorican Poet’s Café and Apt 78 in Washington Heights. Nick graduated as an inaugural member of Capicu Culture’s #LaSOPA (School of Poetic Arts) and was a featured artist in Advocate of Wordz’s 2014 theatrical extravaganza “Summer of Wordz.”
Finn is also a member of Latanya DeVaughn’s Full Circle Ensemble NYC. And in January of 2015, alongside the Full Circle Ensemble’s all-star cast of poets, he appeared in “From The Page to the Stage,” then recently in another FCE production “Misconceptions,” in June of 2015. Both shows produced by Latanya DeVaughn, directed by Andres “Chulisi” Rodriguez, and at the legendary National Black Theatre in Harlem.
Be sure to get to Harlem and check out one of the “best poetry open mics out there.” This is a FREE OPEN MIC that will surely be worth your travel and two-drink minimum purchase.
DO REMEMBER: This is a Spoken Word/Poetry ONLY Open Mic. Grab your poems, get out and recite, and enjoy POETRY! 😉
Shafina Ahmed hosts Sugar Hill Beats’ Free Poetry Open Mic Featuring Poet Nick E. Finn at Tsion Café in Harlem
DATE: Thursday, August 6, 2015
TIME: 7:30pm – 10:30pm
COST: FREE (2 drink minimum) (donations, at a free open mic, are always appreciated)
Tsion Café & Bakery
763 St Nicholas Ave, New York, New York 10031
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