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6/3 BK Voices feat. Ally Malinenko & John Grochalski @ Hell Phone

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on May 1, 2017 by 6GPress

SATURDAY…

InspiredWordNYC (http://inspiredwordnyc.com) presents BK Voices: A Poetry, Prose, Spoken Word Experience @ Hell Phone (http://www.hellphonebrooklyn.com/) in Bushwick – an amazing and amazingly diverse quarterly event celebrating Brooklyn based literary artists at a French restaurant that harkens back to the days of the secret backroom speakeasy.

This is something pretty special.

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Featured Poets, Writers, Spoken Word Artists for Saturday, June 3:

Kurt Nelson Peloquin

Erica Buddington

Dean Andrews

Safi Brown

Diana Arnold

Molly McNeely

John Grochalski

Ally Malinenko

Jade Benoit

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Hosted by Scott Raven

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When: Ongoing quarterly event

Where: Hell Phone (in the back of the Ange Noir Cafe),, 247 Varet Street, Bushwick, Brooklyn

Why: Because culture, the arts, great literary events are vital to Brooklyn and NYC

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Doors open at 7pm, event starts at 7:30pm

Cover: $10 at the door. Group options available.

***2 ITEM (food or drink) MINIMUM INSIDE VENUE PER PERSON*** Menu can be found @ http://www.hellphonebrooklyn.com/#!menu/cr2d.

Donations are welcome and appreciated. Use the donation option on the event page. 100% of the money collected goes to the featured writers.

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Make sure to bring a printed out version of your ticket/tickets or be prepared to show your ticket/tickets (with confirmation number) on your phone.

Please Note: No TRANSFERS or REFUNDS will be granted, though you are welcome to find REPLACEMENTS for your tickets.

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Produced by the long-running Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word, which has featured Grammy, Golden Globe, Tony, Obie, and Pulitzer Prize winners, as well as Emmy nominatees, American Idol finalists, America’s Got Talent finalists, and HBO Def Poetry stars.

Directions

Take the L train to Morgan Avenue (a couple of blocks away)

10/7 PinkSpeak: Breast Cancer Journeys in Poetry, Music & Prose – NYC Fundraiser feat. Ally Malinenko & John Grochalski @ Parkside Lounge

Posted in Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 1, 2016 by 6GPress

THIS FRIDAY…

Ally says,

Join me and a host of talented writers, musicians, and comedians for PinkSpeak – breast cancer fundraiser sponsored by Mike Geffner & Inspired Word!

I’ll be reading from Better Luck Next Year – my newest poetry collection chronicling my breast cancer diagnosis and treatment at the age of 37.

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Featured Artists:
Storyteller/Poet Phillip Giambri aka The Ancient Mariner
Singer/Songwriter Samantha Leon
Poet Keisha-Gaye Anderson
Singer/Songwriter Natatia Allison
Singer/Songwriter Taylor Tucker
Poet Wynne Henry
Spoken Word Artist/Poet Scott Raven
Poet Dara Kalima
Singer/Songwriter Matthew Wiffen & His Band
Poet Ally Malinenko
Poet John Grochalski

The Inspired Word Presents its 5th Annual PinkSpeak: Breast Cancer Journeys in Poetry, Music & Prose – a breast cancer fundraiser in Manhattan, New York City.

Get your tickets and make your donations @ http://pinkspeakbreastcancerfundraiser.eventbrite.com/

Dedicated to the memory of poet/author Pamilla DeLeon-Lewis, a beautiful, inspiring lady who performed at our first PinkSpeak and passed away on January 6, 2012, and Dorothy Geffner, mother of Inspired Word founder/producer Mike Geffner.

The event will donate 100% of the proceeds to The Pink Daisy Project (http://pinkdaisyproject.com/).

Even if you cannot attend, you can STILL support by buying advance tickets online or donating directly to The Pink Daisy Project.

For a $50+ donation, you can also be one of our sponsors.

Hosted by Jenny Saldaña.

HOST BIO:

Jenny Saldaña is an actor, writer, comedian, and most importantly an almost 9 year breast cancer survivor. She has dedicated her life to helping women and families dealing with breast cancer especially those like her who were diagnosed under the age of 40. She starred with Sacha Baron Cohen in The Dictator and can now be seen all over the city doing stand-up comedy based on her cancer experiences. For more information please check out:http://jennysaldana.com/.

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When: Friday, Oct. 7, 2016

Where: The Parkside Lounge317 East Houston StreetManhattan, New York(212) 510-8610

Strict 21+ age limit. Please make sure to bring ID.

Suggested Donation: $10

2nd/3rd Row Reserved (for 2 people) – $30

Front Row Reserved:(for 2 people) $50

Back Booth Reserved:(for 5 people) $125

These are merely suggested donations. You’re certainly welcome to give as much as you’d like.

*One Drink Minimum Per Person (non alcoholic options available for $2)*
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Produced by Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word
http://inspiredwordnyc.com/