Tag Archives: Expat

Monday February 22nd. The theme is “Actors/Acting” with Frank Klötgen, our guest from Germany.

Frank Klötgen, is a slam poet from Munich and writer of hyperfictions. Singer of the band Marilyn’s Army for more than 25 years and 15 albums. In 1998, his multimedia novel “Die Aaleskorte der Ölig” was awarded with the “Pegasus”, … Continue reading

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Poets Live presents Alberto Rigettini vs Dante Alighieri

From the series “Whadda Hell ?!?” or “Divine Comedy for Dummies”, a new episode starring Dante Alighieri & Beatrice Portinari, Francesco Petrarca & Laura De Noves, Heloise & Abelard, Queen Guinevere & Sir Lancelot. The pimp of the Poetry Brothel … Continue reading

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Monday Feb 1st: our theme is “Tall Tales – Excuses” and our guest David Jaggard!

David Jaggard is an American-born-Paris-based composer, humorist and translator. Guess which of those three activities pays the bills. Between paying bills and yelling at Republicans on TV as though they can hear him, he writes a biweekly humor column called … Continue reading

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January’s gone. It was great. This is going to be another unforgettable year.

Photos taken downstairs at the Chat Noir by Sabine Dundure:

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Happy New Year Spokenworders!

It’s been an unforgettable year, 2015, Monday after Monday, downstairs au Chat Noir. Thank you everybody. Thank you Sabine Dundure for your pictures. Welcome 2016!

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“After a Night of Terror, Poets Rewrite Their Love Affair With Paris”. An article by Chris Newens on Narratively.

This article on Narratively talks about a group of poets in Paris during this period of terror. You might recognize poets like Alberto Rigettini, David Barnes, Josh Cake, the Poetry Brothel’s Crew and many others, including yourself, downstairs au Chat … Continue reading

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A new exciting season is about to start…

Well, yes, a new exciting season already started. We are glad to discover that spending a Monday night at SpokenWord Paris is considered: N.3  among the experiences to have in Paris before you die. And we’d like to share with … Continue reading

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Photo-report from SpokenWord Paris on June 15th : Boats, Trains, Planes!

Images from June 15th. Photos by Sabine Dundure, except one. Guess: The theme: Boats, Trains, Planes. Guest Nomadic Poet: Cecilia Llompart from The New Wanderer Poetry Collective. More pictures on our facebook page. See you every Monday (Summer included).

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Spoken Word in Paris April 27th: Time!

April 27th, the theme is time running out and the bell keeps sounding for 3 rounds and 22 performers if we don’t count that the whole room took part to a Poetry Workshop The Other Writers Group style. Special guests … Continue reading

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Spoken Word Paris on March 30th: Dreams & Schemes and on April 7th: Beat!

Here is Sabine’s Dundure‘s photo-rumble from the two unforgettable nights. She also suggests you to listen these two songs to better remember those fleeing moments. Click for the soundtracks: Dreams and Schemes & Beat and for full facebook albums Dreams and … Continue reading

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