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Open Secret, 2nite: “Under Pressure” with musical guest Tim Watt!

Open Secret! Your home for experiments in all the performing arts. Wednesdays (2nite!) at Le Bistrot des Artistes, 6 rue des Anglais, 5è. Métro Maubert-Mutualité (line 10) or Saint-Michel (line 4). At 8pm, nightlong sign-up starts, then at 9, poésie … Continue reading

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Nupur Saraswat and Kate Black-Regan to Guest at SpokenWord Paris July 31st—Monday’s Theme: Sisters/Brothers

Nupur Saraswat is a passionate stage performer, who brings an electric energy on stage along with her bold words. Her volatile words and performance style has been praised by the most sought-after lyricist of Bollywood – Javed Akhtar with whom … Continue reading

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Open Secret, 2nite! “Break on Through” featuring You!

Open Secret! Your own personal experimental open mic – Wednesdays (2nite!) @ Le Bistrot des Artistes, 6 rue des Anglais. Métro Maubert-Mutualité (line 10) or Saint-Michel (line 4). At 8pm, all-night open mic sign-up says “Hello, I love you! Won’t … Continue reading

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Zoe Besmond de Senneville to Guest at SpokenWord Paris July 24th—Monday’s Theme: On the Horizon

Zoé is a French actress and poet born and raised in Paris. She has studied acting from Paris to the USA and made her film debut with Marina de Van and Denis Lavant in the adaptation of Thumb O’Neil for … Continue reading

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Ben Aleshire to Guest at SpokenWord Paris July 17th—Monday’s Theme: Strange/Strangers

Benjamin Aleshire is based in New Orleans, and travels the world as a poet-for-hire, composing poems for strangers on a manual typewriter. His work is forthcoming in Iowa Review and Boston Review, and he was recently featured in El Mundo, in … Continue reading

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Open Secret, 2nite: “Out of Love” with Matt Davis of The Wonder!

Open Secret! Your own intimate, experimental open mic – Wednesdays (2nite!) @ Le Bistrot des Artistes, 6 rue des Anglais, 5è. Métro Maubert-Mutualité (line 10) or Saint-Michel (line 4). At 8pm, nightlong sign-up commences, & at 9 le spectacle! Innovations in … Continue reading

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Naniso Tswai to Guest at SpokenWord Paris July 10th—Monday’s Theme: Revolution

Naniso Tswai is a Berlin-based author and academic. His work is strongly embedded in broader issues of justice and peace, particularly as these relate to human rights and identity. Over the past five years he has shifted his focus from … Continue reading

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Troy Yorke to Guest at SpokenWord Paris July 3rd—Monday’s Theme: The City

Troy Yorke’s poetry seeks beauty in the absurd and surreal, celebrating the darker corners of life, our minds, and our society with irreverence and humor. His work embraces the hidden brilliance in things we normally consider abhorrent and taboo, bringing … Continue reading

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Open Secret @ Le Festin Nu 2nite: “Inhibitions” with the Improvokers, Kirsty Allison, & Ana Seferovic!

Open Secret, that intimate, experimental open mic ***is exceptionally, this evening, being held in the back room of Le Festin Nu (Naked Lunch) in Montmartre*** 10 rue de la Fontaine du But, 75018 Paris. Métro Lamarck-Caulaincourt, line 12. Just cross … Continue reading

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Joel Lewis to Guest at SpokenWord Paris June 26th—Monday’s Theme: The Beat Generation

Joel Lewis’s latest book, My Shaolin, is a book-length poem that serves as a psychogeographic investigation of the southernmost portion of the New York Archipelago, Staten Island. According to poet/anthologist Trace Peterson “This commuter poem evokes big questions such as: … Continue reading

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