Open mic/scène ouverte: Performance poetry. Lire vivant. Poésie sonore. Stand up. Monologue. Stories. Beat poetry. Spoken word. English. Français. Your own original texts. Old texts from Rimbaud to Dr Seuss, Beowulf to Gil Scott-Heron. Chacun a son mot à dire. Make the words come alive…………………….. Acoustic songs also welcome.
Au Chat Noir, 76 rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud 75011. Métro Parmentier/Couronnes. Sign up 8pm to 9.30pm in the bar. Poetics start from 8.30pm underground. Check out the Practical info page for more info. Click on the blue stamp on the right to sign up to the mailing list.
Drop one euro in the hat to support the night, the magazine, this community.
May 25th – CHILDHOOD in support of Un Enfant Par La Main which Bibi is involved in. She’ll be collecting donations for this charity in the hat – give 5 or 10 euros (or more!) if you can.
Jun 1st – THE MOON guest poet Duckie L’Orange
Jun 8th – ON THE TELEPHONE guest poet Cecilia Woloch
Jun 15th – TRAINS, BOATS & PLANES
Jun 22nd – ENERGY guest poet Jennifer K Dick
Jun 29th – SATURDAY NITE FEVER
SpokenWord 2: Open Secret (Normally Wednesday but exceptionally this week on THURSDAY 28th MAY at Bistrot des Artistes)
Hosted by David Sirois, sign up 8.30pm.
From 20th May at Bistrot des Artistes, 6 rue des Anglais, 75005, métro Maubert-Mutualité (line 10) or St Michel (line 4.)
The Other Writers’ Group:
6.30pm-8.30pm every Sunday normally at Shakespeare & Company, 37 rue de la Bûcherie, 75005 but exceptionally on 1st Feb it’s at David’s flat (8 passage Josset, metro Ledru Rollin, call for code 06 26 90 13 26.) An excellent feedback workshop for 6 euros. Description Join us afterwards for a drink.
Chat Noir sketch drawn by Allison Iwata. Writer sketch by Helen Cusack O’Keeffe.