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Chat Noir closed.

Closure is temporary – all bars are closed as an anti-Covid measure.

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David Barnes’ poetry class

WICE have asked me to run my successful poetry class again, Writing Poetry – Craft and Inspiration starting 30th September. This will be a hybrid class – you can attend either in person or online. That way we can run … Continue reading

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SpokenWord in Paris Monday 21st September at the Place Louis Aragon

This week hosted by Sophia Lucia! Meet at the Place Louis Aragon from 8pm. It’s the western end of the Île Saint-Louis. Open air poetry starts at 9pm. Theme – Boredom We may move to other locations nearby. So if … Continue reading

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Last SpokenWord of the summer? Outdoors and offline Monday 31st August

Theme – Raw Place – Place Louis Aragon (Western end of the Île Saint-Louis) Day – Moon day, 31st August Time – Gather there from 8pm. Poetics begin at 9pm. More info – check the Facebook event

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SpokenWord in Paris – outdoors at the Place Louis Aragon in August

Monday Aug 10th – theme Hot & Cold Monday Aug 17th – theme On the Road Meet at the Place Louis Aragon from 8pm. It’s the western end of the Île Saint-Louis. Open air poetry starts at 9pm. If you … Continue reading

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This week…

SpokenWord in Paris… open air and off-line… Monday July 13th Spoken World Online… featuring Bill Strangmeyer… theme LIFETIMES… Tuesday July 14th  

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An outdoor, open air SpokenWord in Paris this Monday. And a simultaneous Spoken World Online in cyberspace

And we’re back! with an outdoor SpokenWord in Paris. Gather at the Chat Noir from 8pm on Monday 6th July. At 8.45pm we’ll set off for a secret open air, outdoors location nearby. At 9pm the poetry starts! Chat Noir … Continue reading

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Sharon Mesmer to Guest at Spoken World Online June 29th–Monday’s Theme: Healing

Sharon Mesmer‘s most recent poetry collection, Greetings from My Girlie Place (Bloof Books) was one of Entropy’s ”Best of 2015.” Her other collections are Annoying Diabetic Bitch (Combo,2008), The Virgin Formica (Hanging Loose, 2008), and Half Angel, Half Lunch (Hard … Continue reading

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Jeffrey “Big Homey” Banks to Guest at Spoken World Online June 29th–Monday’s Theme: Healing

Jeffrey Banks is poetically known as “Big Homey”. He’s worked with notable people such as the late Fred “Rerun” Berry of What’s Happening!, Stellar Award-Winning Gospel Singer Maurette Brown Clark, GRAMMY-Nominated Soul Singer and Television Star Syleena Johnson, 2000 Olympic … Continue reading

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Dominique Christina to Guest at Spoken World Online Monday June 22nd–Monday’s Theme: Blood

Dominique Christina is an award-winning writer, performer, educator, and activist. She holds five national poetry slam titles in the three years she competed, including the 2014 & 2012 Women of the World Slam Champion and 2011 National Poetry Slam Champion. … Continue reading

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