Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Spoken Word Artist Glennwood Urbz @ The Inspired Word

Spoken Word Artist Glennwood Urbz @ Mike Geffner Presents The Inspired Word NYC spoken word poetry event, Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010, (Le) Poisson Rouge, Manhattan, New York City.

Glennwood Urbz, the winner of The Inspired Word's first ever American Idol Open Mic contest. was the Alabama Slam Champion in 2005 and Alabama's Spoken Word Artist of the Year in 2007. He's also the founder of Speak Art youth poetry and the co Founder of The Loveshooter Lounge Open Mic Experience. A lifelong resident of Birmingham, Alabama, he has performed in Miami, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, New Orleans and many points in between.

The Inspired Word is New York City's hottest new poetry/spoken word series, produced by longtime writer/journalist and former Village Voice columnist Mike Geffner and hosted by Erik "Advocate of Wordz" Maldonado. Past features have included such superstar performance poets as Patricia Smith, Suheir Hammad, Willie Perdomo, Vanessa Hidary, Lemon Andersen, Gemineye, and Oveous Maximus.

Videographer: Elaine Delehant (bonobofilms.com)

Music: Toni Blackman, "Babe Babe," http://www.toniblackman.com/

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