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.
Feb 2nd – ILLUSIONS/DELUSIONS ( those little white lies) Guest storyteller: Kathleen Ragan, editor of folk tale anthologies ”Fearless Girls, Wise Women and Beloved Sisters” and ”Outfoxing Fear”
Feb 9th – FRIENDS AND LOVERS
Feb 16th – WAR OF THE SEXES (Feminism uprising) Hosted by Merve (SpokenWord Istanbul) Guest poet Antonia Klimenko
Feb 23rd – DANCE Guest Maria D’Arcy
March 2nd – QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS featuring short play by Annie Prossnitz & Samantha Fields
SpokenWord 2: Open Secret (every Wednesday)
Free shot if you read! Hosted by David Sirois, 8.30pm till late at Bistrot 82, 82 rue des Martyrs, Montmartre. Metro Pigalle or Abbesses
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.